Gateway sold out for second Cup Series race

For the second year in a row the NASCAR Cup Series race at World Wide Technology Raceway is a sell out.

The Cup Series will run the Enjoy Illinois 300 at Gateway this weekend and the tracks 57,000 grandstand seats, 1,200 campsites, and hospitality suits will all be full.

“For the second year in a row our event has demonstrated we have a solid base of fans who love NASCAR,” said Curtis Francois, owner and CEO of World Wide Technology Raceway. “Corporate participation has been tremendous and demonstrates the business community realizes the significance of hosting a NASCAR event. Everyone is working together to take the momentum of that first event and build it into a happening that becomes a highlight on the series schedule for many years to come.”

Tickets are available to Saturday’s Craftsman Truck Series race, the Toyota 200. The Cup Series will have qualifying on Saturday as well.

“As we celebrate NASCAR’s 75th anniversary season, fans continue to showcase their excitement and support for the sport with our third consecutive NASCAR Cup Series sellout and sixth of the season,” said Chip Wile, SVP & Chief Track Properties Officer, NASCAR. “Congratulations to our partners at World Wide Technology Raceway, who continue to have a tremendous impact for NASCAR in the greater St. Louis region. We look forward to the intense competition that will be on display before a capacity crowd on Sunday.”

The Enjoy Illinois 300 will air on FS1 (TV), MRN and SiriusXM (Radio) beginning at 3:30 pm ET on Sunday, June 4.

John Bman
John Bman
Founder and Owner of Tireball Sports.

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