Event Preview: The Inaugural NMRA Gateway Rumble

Gateway Motorsports Park will be the scene of some Ford on Ford racing action when the NMRA Gateway Rumble comes to town. There will be plenty of fast Fords on the property May 16-19 that want to be the first to win at this event. You can see all the racing live RIGHT HERE on SpeedVideo.com when the rumble begins.

Gateway Motorsports Park is one of the biggest motorsports venues in the Midwest so it won’t have any problem playing host to all of the Ford fans that travel with the NMRA. There will be three solid days of racing during the Gateway Rumble with both index and heads-up racing on the agenda for the weekend.

The True Street Gateway Rumble will be a part of the event and it will be something fans will want to check out. The 16 fastest True Street cars from Saturday will be invited to the Gateway Rumble on Sunday where the will race heads-up on a sportsman ladder. On the line will be cash, prizes, and the chance to be on a magazine cover for these racers.

If you’re looking for some parts for your Ford the Gateway Rumble will have what you need. There will be a massive vendor midway packed with the biggest names in the automotive aftermarket. If you need some rare hardware for your ride check out the all-Ford swap meet that will be going on during the Gateway Rumble.

The NMRA is ready to kick off the Inaugural NMRA Gateway Rumble off with a bang May 16-19. Gateway Motorsports Park is the place to be during the Rumble if you want to see some great all-Ford racing action in person. If you can’t be there SpeedVideo.com will have all the racing live RIGHT HERE for you to see. This broadcast on SpeedVideo.com is brought to you by McLeod, COMP Cams, Driven Racing Oil, ProCharger, Flying A Motorsports, and Howards Cams.

Official Event Name:    Inaugural NMRA Gateway Rumble

Event Dates:             May 16-19

City:                            Madison, Illinois

Track Name:               Gateway Motorsports Park

Track Website:             http://www.wwtraceway.com/

Track Phone Number:      618-215-8888

Tickets:               All ticket sales will be made at the gate on the dates of the event

Prices:                  One day adult spectator ticket = $25, Saturday and Sunday = $45

Friday through Sunday = $70, Thursday through Sunday = $95

Children 12 and under are free, free parking

Event Pages:

NMRA Event Page

NMRA Facebook Page

Live Stream:  This broadcast on SpeedVideo.com is brought to you by McLeod, COMP Cams, Driven Racing Oil, ProCharger, Flying A Motorsports, and Howards Cams.

Click here for the live feed

Schedule:

Friday:  LIVE at 11:00 am CST – 9:00 am PST

Saturday: LIVE at 8:30 am  CST –  6:30 am PST

Sunday: LIVE at 8:45 am CST – 6:45 am PST

Classes Being Contested:

  • Street Outlaw
  • Renegade
  • Modified Street
  • Coyote Stock
  • Limited Street
  • Factory Stock
  • Modular Muscle
  • Super Stang
  • Truck & Lightning
  • Open Comp
  • Ford Muscle
  • True Street
  • Bracket

Schedule: All Times Are Central Standard Time (CST)

Friday: May 17th
Gates Open: 9:00am
Racer Parking/Registration/Tech: 9:00am-5:00pm
Index Time Trials by Class (OC, TL, MM, SST, FM) 11:00am
Heads Up Time Trials by Class (SO, REN, MS, LS, FS, CS) Noon
Bracket Time Trial #1:
Index Time Trials by Class (OC, TL, MM, SST, FM) 1:30pm
Heads Up Time Trials by Class (SO, REN, MS, LS, FS, CS) 2:30pm
Bracket Time Trial #2:
NMRA Index Qualifying #1 (OC, TL, MM, SST, FM): 4:00pm
NMRA Heads Up Qualifying #1 (SO, REN, MS, LS, FS, CS): 5:00pm
Bracket Dial-In For $:
Gates Close: 6:00pm
Secure Track: 7:00pm
 

 

Saturday: May 18th

Gates Open: 8:00am
Racer Parking/Registration/Tech 8:00am-5:00pm
NMRA INDEX Qualifying #2 (OC, TL, MM, SST, FM) 8:30am
True Street Time Trial
Bracket Time Trial
NMRA Heads Up Qualifying #2 (SO, REN, MS, LS, FS, CS) 11:00am
Bracket Eliminations RD1
True Street Time Trial
NMRA Index Qualifying #3 (OC, TL, MM, SST, FM) 2:00pm
Bracket Eliminations Rd#2
True Street Meeting and Cruise 3:30pm
Car Show Awards Presentations 4:00pm
NMRA Heads-Up Qualifying #3 (SO, REN, MS, LS, FS, CS) 4:00pm
Bracket Eliminations RD#3
True Street Eliminations
Complete Bracket Eliminations Eliminations
Gates Close 5:00pm
Secure Track 8:00pm
 

 

Sunday: May 19th

Gates Open 8:00am
Racer, Car Show, and Swap Meet Registration Opens 8:00am
Chapel Service 8:00am
NMRA Index Eliminations Rd#1 (OC, TL, MM, SST, FM) 8:45am
Bracket Time Trial
Gateway Rumble Eliminations
NMRA Heads-Up Eliminations (SO, REN, MS, LS, FS, CS) 11:00am
Bracket Eliminations Rd#1 Noon
Car Show Awards Presentations 3:30pm
Final Rounds All Eliminators 4:30pm
Aerospace Winners Circle Celebration
Secure Track 6:00pm

About the author

Brian Wagner

Spending his childhood at different race tracks around Ohio with his family’s 1967 Nova, Brian developed a true love for drag racing. When Brian is not writing, you can find him at the track as a crew chief, doing freelance photography, or beating on his nitrous-fed 2000 Trans Am.
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