Street racing may become a more common sight as the weather gets nicer, but the illegal practice is highly dangerous, and sometimes deadly.  A local racetrack is hoping to provide an outlet if you have a need for speed.  Gateway Motorsports Park is opening its drag strip a couple of times a month to host events that should appeal to the street racers in the St. Louis area.

The track's John Bisci bristles when he hears street racers referred to as drag racers.  He tells The Big Z Midnight Madness is a way to get the street racers off of the highways and onto a legal venue.

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Gates open for Midnight Madness this Friday at 6pm with racing from 7pm-1am.  In addition to the racing, there is music and special attractions offered throughout the night.  For more information, call (618) 215-8888, or follow the link:


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