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[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.]


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

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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.
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