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Cycle the Raceway! Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Sunday August 20th, 2017

Over $1500 Cash and Prizes

Presented by the Big Shark Bicycle Company and The Velo Force Racing Team

Gear Up for the Gateway Cup @ Gateway Motorsports Park

The Race: Competitive Cycling returns to the Gateway Motorsports Park. Come and experience a unique opportunity to race on the NASCAR Superspeedway track on a 1.6 mile circuit that uses both the oval and road course.

2016 Results

2017 Results

Course Description: A flat and winding 1.6 mile circuit - wide open and fast with a winding and technical section prior to the finish.

Pre-Registration: 

  • Pre-Registration will open in 2017. Pre-registration will close on August 19th.
  • Pre-registration entry fee is $35 (includes $4.50 rider insurance surcharge and MOBRA fee).

Race Day Registration:

  • Registration will be open at 7:00 am.
  • Race Day entry fee is $40. No refunds. Races will go rain or shine.
  • Juniors race day fee is $15.
  • Enter a second race for $20- race day only.
  • Annual USA Cycling licenses will be available for $70 ($35 for Juniors.) Non-licensed riders can race in the Juniors, Masters 4/5, Category 5 men's or Category 5 women's events with purchase of a $10 USA Cycling 1-Day License.

Additional Information: There will be concession and food available from 11:00am until 3:00pm at the park, accessible from the infield. The Gateway Kartplex will be open all day long for friends, family, kids to try their hand on their high performance Go Kart track.

Start Time Category Duration Field Limit Awards
8:00 am Juniors Boy/Girl 9-12, 13-14, 15-16,17-18 25 min 50 3 Places/Medals per AG
8:40 am Category 4/5 BARR 40 min 75 3 Places/Medals
9:30 am Women Category 3/4/5 BARR 40 min 75 3 places/Medals
10:20 am Masters 50+/60+ (Category 1-4) 40 min 100 3 places/Medals/Each
11:10 am Masters 40+ (Category 1-3) BARR 50 min 100 $150/ 5 Deep
12:10 pm Masters 40+ (Category 4/5) 40 min 75 3 places/Medals
1:00 pm  Women Pro/Open BARR 50 min 75 $300/10 Deep
2:00 pm USAC Cat 4 BARR 40 min 100 $100/5 Deep
2:50 pm USAC Cat 3 BARR 55 min 100 $150/5 Deep
3:50 pm USAC Pro/1/2 BARR 60 min 100 $300/10 Deep
5:00 pm The Fixed Gear Criterium/Open 40 min 75 $300/10 Deep

Pay Out Detail Criterium

Category Purse 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
Pro/1/2 $300 $70 $50 $40 $35 $30 $25 $20 $15 $10 $5
Cat 3 $150 $50 $40 $30 $20 $10
Cat 4 $100 $30 $25 $20 $15 $10
Women Open $300 $70 $50 $40 $35 $30 $25 $20 $15 $10 $5
Masters 40+ (1-3) $150 $50 $40 $30 $20 $10

Directions: Gateway Motorsports Park, 700 Raceway Boulevard, Madison, Illinois 62060

Parking: Parking will be on the infield- please follow signs and instructions to access the TUNNEL to the infield. Map is below.

From Downtown St. Louis: Take I-70/I-64 East, Merge onto I-55 North/I-70 East. Take the IL 203 North Exit to the first stoplight at Ohio and turn Left onto the Track. Parking will be on the infield.

From Southern Illinois: Take I-64 West, take I-55 North, Take the IL 203 North exit to the first stoplight at Ohia and turn Left into the track.

Contact: Race Director - Mike Weiss, mike@bigshark.com 314/862-1188          

Held under USA Cycling Event Permit

Racer and Fan Parking Map

Course Map