Race will be called the Villa Lighting delivers the Eaton 200 presented by CK Power


June 1 – Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois today announced Villa Lighting and Eaton’s electrical business will sponsor its NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday, June 23. The race will be called the Villa Lighting delivers the Eaton 200 presented by CK Power.

Villa Lighting, which was founded in St. Louis in 1972, is one of the nation’s leading suppliers of commercial lighting, including Eaton electrical products.

Eaton’s electrical business (www.eaton.com/lighting) is a global leader with expertise in power management solutions, including power distribution and circuit protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.

“Villa Lighting is a proud St. Louis company and we have a tremendous relationship with Eaton Electrical as one of our major suppliers,”  said Jack Villa, President of Villa Lighting.  “We’ve been actively involved in Gateway Motorsports Park since 2012 and we recognize the tremendous benefit they bring to our region with events such as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.  This event provides both Villa Lighting and Eaton  with a tremendous opportunity to reach our valued customers and illuminate the great things happening in motorsports and in our town.”

“We are proud to welcome Villa Lighting and Eaton as sponsors for our NASCAR race at Gateway Motorsports Park,” said Chris Blair, Gateway Motorsports Park’s Executive Vice President and General Manager. “Villa and Eaton are highly-respected companies and industry leaders in the global lighting and electrical markets.”

This year, the Villa Lighting delivers the Eaton 200 presented by CK Power NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race will be joined by the ARCA Racing Series’ Papa Nicholas 150. The doubleheader promises to thrill oval racing fans and bring even more new stars to GMP. Tickets are available at https://www.wwtraceway.com/tickets.

For more information on Gateway Motorsports Park, please call (618) 215-8888 or visit www.wwtraceway.com. Follow GMP on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram.


About Gateway Motorsports Park

Gateway Motorsports Park is the home of INDYCAR, NASCAR and NHRA racing in the St. Louis region. Located just five minutes from downtown St. Louis and covering more than 340 acres, Gateway Motorsports Park is the largest outdoor entertainment facility in the area. Gateway Motorsports Park’s facilities include a 1/4-mile drag strip, 1.25-mile superspeedway, 1.6-mile road course, a state-of-the-art karting facility and a 14-acre, multi-purpose dirt off-road venue. Gateway Motorsports Park was the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Facility of the Year Award from the Race Track Business Conference and the 2017 Spirit of St. Louis Award from St. Louis Attractions Association.


About Villa Lighting

Villa Lighting (www.villalighting.com, @VillaLighting) was founded in 1972, when Jack and Suzy Villa started selling lamps and ballasts to St. Louis area customers from the back of their family station wagon. From those humble beginnings, Villa Lighting has grown into one of the nation’s largest commercial lighting suppliers while remaining family-owned. The strength of Villa has always been its people. Highly-skilled employees dedicated to customer service are found in every department, working together to anticipate and fulfill the customer’s lighting needs. Villa Lighting prides itself in working with the best manufactures in the industry so it can tailor the right product for the customer’s specific needs. When you choose Villa Lighting you can expect competitive prices, the best selection of products anywhere and dedicated service every step of the way.


About Eaton

Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit Eaton.com.