Balaclava Image Deep Throttle Logo
Auto Racing History Image
HOME THOUGHTS ESSAYS RANKINGS HISTORY
About Us
Russell's Ramblings
IMSA Thoughts
Photos
F1 Schedule
Master Schedule
Debunking Myths
News Links
Shopping
Ed Donath Archive
Guestbook
In Association with Amazon.com

[NOTE: This race fact sheet was used during the CART/Champ Car years. They have not been updated since then. However, we left them up for the historical information.]

Gateway

Track: Gateway International Racway
Location: Madison, Illinois
Type: 1.27-mile oval (banked turns of different sizes).

Lap Record (up to 2000)
Raul Boesel (1997) - 24.324 (187.963 mph).

Race Record (up to 2000)
Juan Montoya (2000) - 1:55:38.003 (155.519 mph).

Past Race Winners
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
1997 Paul Tracy 236 299.72 2:37:54.496 113.884
1998 Alex Zanardi 236 299.72 2:23:02.140 125.725
1999 Michael Andretti 236 299.72 2:25:35.829 123.513
2000 Juan Montoya 236 299.72 1:55:38.003 155.519

Other Missouri Area Venues and Results
(Note: Although Gateway is located in Illinois, we are considering it a Missouri track. Other Illinois area venues are covered in the Chicago Race Fact Sheet.)

Kansas City - 1.25-mile Board Track
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
1922 Tom Milton 240 300 2:46:52.96 107.860
7/23 Eddie Hearne 200 250 2:21:21.15 106.118
10/23 Harlan Fengler 200 250 2:12:27 113.25
1924 Jimmy Murphy 120 150 1:18:39.02 114.43

Sedalia - 1-mile Dirt Oval
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
1970 Al Unser, Sr. 100 100 1:01:12.01 98.039

Gateway Track Thumbnail
The Track


Gateway Sights Thumbnail The Sights
Gateway Going Ons

1922: Roscoe Sarles killed on lap 115. 10/23: Fengler drove non-stop for the victory. 1924: Race halted 80 laps short of scheduled distance due to track damage. 1970: Al Unser, Sr. finished at half throttle because he was running out of fuel. 2000: In CART's final year at the track, Juan Montoya breaks the race record.
 
Site Index | Search | Contacts | Ad Rates |


Copyright © 1999-2019 by Deep Throttle. All Rights Reserved.
The names, logos, and taglines identifying Deep Throttle are proprietary marks of Deep Throttle. All other trademarks and service marks are property of their respective owners. Deep Throttle is an independent electronic publication and is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or endorsed by any series, team, driver, or sponsor. Privacy Policy.