MADISON – Officials at Gateway Motorsports Park announced Monday that the United States Auto Club (USAC) Silver Crown Series will return to Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday, June 25, as a companion event for the Drivin’ for Linemen 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.
The St. Louis Silver Crown Showdown will feature a 60-lap, 75-mile main event on the 1.25-mile oval.
“We are very pleased to have the Silver Crown series back at Gateway Motorsports Park,”said Chris Blair, Gateway Motorsports Park executive vice-president and general manager. “The 2016 Silver Crown schedule looks very promising with a return to several historic venues and renewed enthusiasm by car owners and drivers. Gateway has always produced great racing for the open-wheel cars, and we’re excited to run the event in conjunction with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. This will provide fans with a great afternoon and evening of action-packed racing.”
The USAC Silver Crown Series has made two appearances at Gateway Motorsports Park since the track re-opened in 2012. In both events, the open-wheel cars produced tremendous racing with multiple lead changes and photo finishes.