It will be the single greatest racing day in our town’s history. The Bommarito 500 comes to Gateway Motorsports Park August 26.
We are talking national television, 40,000 people in the house and, according to some economist, a 30 to 50 million dollar economic impact.
The Indy cars have come to St. Louis in the past but that’s when there was a split in the business and not all of the great ones were here.
The best drivers in the world will be traveling over 200 mph.
Frank Cusumano sat down with the 2 men who have made this race possible: John Bommarito and Curtis Francois.