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Meet Me In St. Louis Regional - National - IT Tour


SCCA - St. Louis Region - Club Racing

Saturday, May 19 — Sunday, May 20, 2012
Gateway Motorsports Park, Madison, IL

Registration closed May 20, 2012 11:59 PM on May 20, 2012 11:59 PM CDT Registration ends May 20, 2012 11:59 PM on May 20, 2012 11:59 PM CDT Registration opens March 9, 2012 12:00 AM on March 9, 2012 12:00 AM CST Registration runs from March 9, 2012 12:00 AM to May 20, 2012 11:59 PM




Meet Me In St. Louis


(Previously Gateway International Raceway)

May 19 – 20, 2012

12-R-2234-S 12-OGR-2253-S 12-N-2233-S       


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Regional Only Saturday $250
National Only Sunday $280
Regional-National $340
Regional-IT Tour $310
Driver/Co-Driver (same group) $400
SRF, FE Fee $10/race
Second Entry/Same driver Sat or Sun $200
Second Entry/Both  days $275



Group 1 -- GT1, GT2, GT3, STO, EP, T1, *SP, *GTA
Group 2 -- FP, HP, GTL, SRF, STL, *Legends, STU
Group 3 -- FA, FB, FC, FE, FM, CSR, DSR, S2000, *ASR, *FS
Group 4 -- *ITR, *ITS, *ITA, *ITB, *ITC, *ITE, *IT7
Group 5 -- FF, FV, F500, *CF, *FST
Group 6 -- AS, T2, T3, SSB, SSC, SM *SM5
Group 7 – ITR, ITS, ITA, ITB, ITC, ITE, IT7 

* Regional-Only Class Racing on Saturday. Group 4 (Improved Tour) runs Sunday also. Group 7 is Saturday only.



Number deadline: MAY 10, 2012, 10:00 pm
Entry form available on
Entry List will be posted on
Photo IDs will be available at Registration for $3.00

Make checks payable to: St. Louis Region, SCCA

For your convenience the following credit cards are accepted: MasterCard, Visa and Discover.

Annual Tech – Mike Wolf,; 314-420-2229

NEW SCHEDULE as of MAY 18, 2012

Friday, May 18 , 2012
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Registration open, Drivers Room
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Tech open

Saturday, May 19, 2012
6:30 am – noon Registration open, Drivers Room
7:00 am – beginning of racing Tech open

  1. GROUP 2
  2. GROUPS 1, 4, 6 & 7
  3. GROUPS 3 & 5

@ 8:30 am - 25 minute Regional Qualifying / National Practice Session

  1. GROUP 2
  2. GROUP 4
  3. GROUPS 3 & 5
  4. GROUPS 1 & 6

@ 11:00 am - 20 Lap Regional Races

  1. GROUP 2
  2. GROUP 4
  3. GROUP 3 & 5
  4. GROUP 1 & 6
  5. GROUP 7 - 15 Lap Gateway IT Championship Race (Starting position based on GROUP 4 race fastest laps)

Lunch break near noon

DINNER – 30 minutes after racing ends, Media Room

Sunday, May 20, 2012
7:00 am – 12 noon Registration open, Drivers Room
7:30 am – beginning of racing Tech open


  1. GROUP 2
  2. GROUPS 1, 4 & 6
  3. GROUPS 3 & 5

@ 8:30 am - 20 minute National Qualifying / IT Tour Qualifying Session

  1. GROUP 2
  2. GROUP 4
  3. GROUPS 3 & 5
  4. GROUPS 1 & 6


  1. GROUP 2 - 28 laps
  2. GROUP 4 - 20 laps, IT Tour race
  3. GROUP 3 & 5 - 28 laps
  4. GROUP 1 & 6 - 28 laps

Lunch break near noon.


Race Day Chairman Julia Briggen
Race Committee Chairman Bryon Prokopf
Course Marshal Bob Burnham
EV Paul Nittel
Flagging/Communications Diane Prokopf
Food Coordinator Charlene Lain
Grid/Pits Dave Bohler & Cesare Venegoni
Hospitality Shelly Oder
Pace Car Ken Robertson
Radio Tech Bob Bentzinger
Registrar Sheila Burkett
Starter Daryl Tryson
Sound Alex Furla
Tech Mike Wolf
Timing & Scoring Bryon Prokopf
Regional Executive Cesare Venegoni


Chief Steward Ted Haines
Chairman SOM Laurie Sheppard
Safety Steward Bob Thompson






A.   This event will be held under the current SCCA General Competition Rules except as modified by these Supplementary Regulations.  All Regional races will be conducted under the MID-AM rules and will count towards the Championship.  The course is a 1.65 road/oval course.  The event is held in cooperation with Southern Illinois Region.

B.   Contact Hospitality to locate the Chief Steward.

C.   Driver’s information, trophies, services, etc. are coordinated through Hospitality.

D.   All SCCA member drivers will be accepted for the Regional Races per GCR 3.1.5.C.

E.    Cars eligible for World Challenge, Grand-Am Cup, Motorola Cup, and other showroom stock-based series, are permitted to compete in ITE.  Such cars must comply with the rules set forth in the Mid-Am rule book, Appendix B. Each driver must, upon demand, be able to produce for the race officials, the appropriate rules under which the car fits.

F.    Radio frequencies 151.655MHZ and 154.700MHZ shall not be used by competitors.

G.   Drive-arounds during lunch will be at the discretion of the Chief Steward and Race Chairman.

H.   The track is open to vehicular traffic only during the hours of competition, and then only as stipulated by the schedule.  During all other hours the track is closed to vehicular traffic including bicycles, skateboards, skates, etc. except as necessary for official use.

    I.    Paddock access is closed between midnight & 6am.


A.   Buildings at GMP are non-smoking facilities.

B.   Fire lanes must be kept clear.  Violators will be towed.

C.  Availability of water, air and gas will be at the option of the track operator.  All tires must be removed from the premises by the competitors.  All fluids must be put in the appropriate receptacles in the Safety Kleen Room, on the paddock side of the garages just south of the open garage area.

D.  The standard paddock space for each registered race vehicle is 800 square feet (e.g. 20 ft X 40 ft or 10 ft X 80 ft.)  Saving paddock spaces for other competitors is prohibited. Disputes concerning paddock use will be referred to the Race Chairman or possibly a steward for resolution.       

E.  Reservations are only taken for garage spaces.  Parking east of the GMP garage is reserved for those renting garages. Garage spaces may be reserved by contacting Dan (GMP) 618-215-8893.  Track personnel will collect fee sometime during weekend.

F. Electrical hook up is only available to garage renters within the confines of the garages for use with small tools and small electrical appliances.  No motor home or trailer hook-up.

G. Crew and guests are asked to park outside the paddock area to conserve paved space for racers.

H.   Do not drive stakes into the asphalt.  Violators may be penalized.

I.   There are no water or electrical hook-ups.  No tent camping is allowed on the ground anywhere on the property of GMP.  No parking on the grass.

J.   Maximum speed limit in the paddock is ten (10) mph at all times.

K.   Pets and children are not allowed in hot areas and are to be controlled and cleaned up by owners/parents.  Leashes are required at all times for all pets       

L.   St. Louis Region and Gateway Motorsports Park will not be responsible for property brought to the event.  Please be sure      to secure your belongings.








A.Scales will be open as soon as possible after Tech opens until start of racing each day. Tech is located at the north end of the garages.

B.Impound is located at Tech. Impound is the driver’s responsibility.  The Top three finishers in each class must report to impound.  At the discretion of the Chief Steward any driver or race group may be impounded for a compliance inspection following any on-track session.

C.Drivers prepared for gear check take priority over drivers needing annual tech. Make every attempt to get your annual Tech done before arriving at the track.

D.Tech will test fuel.  Voluntary fuel testing is available through Tech.  A $5 charge per sample is required to defray reagent cost to the region.


A.Working compatible AMB transponders are required for all on track sessions at all Midwest Division Club Racing events.  If you have a transponder problem you will be required to report to impound immediately after your session.  If your transponder fails to operate properly, your times for that session may not be available from timing and scoring.  Drivers MAY be notified of a transponder problem by a “T” sign from the starter.

B.Yellow and green lights on the oval control racing from the exit of turn 7 to the start/finish.

C.Cars exceeding 103db may be identified at the starter’s stand with a board showing the car number and a sign with the word “SOUND.”  All sound control readings will be posted at Guest Services.

D.A “1” or last lap sign indicating the last lap may be shown at the starter’s stand for each race.  

E.     The Grid is a “hot” area.

F.     Do not hit the cones that separate the pit entrance and pit exit from the racing surface.  Violators may be penalized.

G.Class winners may be allowed to take a victory lap.

H.      No refueling in the pits.

I.     There may be split starts for any of the groups at the discretion of the Chief Steward.

J.     Only persons with a valid driver’s license may operate any motorized vehicle on the premises.

K.Trophies must be picked up by ½ hour after impound closes each day.

L.     Any competitor, who goes off course at turn 1 onto the oval, must re-enter turn 1 from the oval at the same location.

M.     No competitor may bump-start from a tow, without prior consultation and permission from, the tow driver.  If this rule is violated, the competitor WILL be penalized.



A. Any car that never enters the course may receive a refund.  Requests for a refund must be submitted to Hospitality or Registration before the end of the race day Sunday or may be faxed, phoned or emailed to the registrar by Sunday night. Request for refund after the Wednesday before the race weekend, will incur a $25.00 processing fee.

B.Each driver must complete an entry form for each car/class the driver intends to enter.


A.Special arrangements have been made with the track to park competitor’s vehicles on Thursday night between 5pm and 9pm. There will be a parking fee payable to Gateway collected at the track.  This access in not under SCCA control.

B.If there is a test day Friday, it will be run and managed by GMP and not St. Louis Region, SCCA.  Contact Dan (GMP) at 618-215-8893 to register.

C.Gateway only takes cash or checks at the track for garage space and gasoline.

D.Saturday’s Gateway IT Championship race and Sunday’s IT Tour race will count toward the year long Gateway IT Championship standings.

E. Group 7 grid will be set by fast lap in Group 4 race on Saturday.


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SCCA - St. Louis Region - Club Racing
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