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Indy Racing League comes to Gateway Motorsports Park in 2017

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Open wheel racing will return to Madison, Illinois in 2017. Gateway Motorsports Park owner Curtis Francois announced that the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series will race at Gateway on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Practice and qualifying will be held the day before on August 25, 2017. Tickets will go on sale October 11, 2016. The last time the IndyCar series raced at Gateway was in 2003.

The Inaugural Verizon IndyCar series race will join the annual NASCAR Camping World Truck Seres "Drivin' for Linemen 200 on June 17, 2017 and the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series AAA Insurance Midwest Nationals on September 22-24, 2017 on Gateway Motorsports Park's major event schedule.