Inaugural Truck & Off-Road Festival Comes to Gateway Motorsports Park | Sports Destination Management

Inaugural Truck & Off-Road Festival Comes to Gateway Motorsports Park

Aug 12, 2016

With the popular annual Truckin Throwdown event as its centerpiece, the inaugural 2016 Truck & Off-Road Festival offers a bigger, better way for enthusiasts to experience “everything truck.” Multiple courses consisting of pavement and dirt will allow enthusiasts to participate in their own vehicles, regardless of whether they are built for the street or the trail. Taking place Friday, August 12 – Saturday, August 13 at Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis, this new event includes such crowd favorites as Quarter-Mile Drags, Autocross, UTV and Side-by-Side racing, and a 4x4 obstacle course – plus much more! Those interested in joining the excitement can register now at

“I’m excited to announce the inaugural 2016 Truck & Off-Road Festival,” said Sean P. Holman, content director for TEN: The Enthusiast Network’s Truck and Off-Road Group. “This event is going to be the premiere celebration for truck enthusiasts throughout the Midwest. We’ll have experiences ranging from your classic show and shine to performance events that attendees will actually be encouraged to participate in. The 2016 Truck & Off-Road Festival will set a new bar for truck events and should be a great weekend.”

Event Dates: The 2016 Truck & Off-Road Festival will take place at the Gateway Motorsports Park (700 Raceway Blvd) in Madison, Ill., near St. Louis. For the full schedule of events, visit Times listed are in Central Time.
Friday, August 12 – Gates open at 12 p.m., events conclude at 1 a.m.
Saturday, August 13 – Gates open at 7 a.m., events conclude at 10 p.m.

Event Features
Truckin Throwdown - This year, ANY truck can try and make the final field by throwing down one of the 12 fastest combined drag race and autocross times during qualifying sessions.
Drag Racing
Start/Stop box
Show & Shine
All Registered Participants

Drag Racing – Multiple Classes
Autocross Course
Professionally judged Show & Shine with awards in multiple classes
UTV & Side-by-Side Racing
Mud Bog
Editor’s Choice Awards
Performance Truck Midway / Vendor Row
Dyno Contest
DJ Friday night / Live band Saturday night

Register Your Truck Now and Lock In Special Pricing: When you register for the Truck and Off-Road Festival you get entry for your truck and one credential as well as a swag bag with some cool gifts. Not only will you be able to show off your rig, but you’ll be able be part of the action on the drag strip, autocross, 4x4 obstacle course, or even the mud bog!

All driving activities included in the price below:
Pre-registration for a two day pass is only: $45*
On-site registration for a two day pass is only: $50
Pre-registration for Friday only: $20*
On-site registration for Friday only: $25
Pre-registration for Saturday only: $35*
On-site registration for Saturday only $40
UTV pre-registration for Saturday only $35*
UTV on-site registration for Saturday only $40

Spectator Tickets for the General Public Are On Sale Now!
Friday $10 in advance*, $15 at the gate
Saturday $15 in advance*, $20 at the gate
2-day pass $25 in advance*, $30 at the gate
Children 6-12 years of age - $5 per day. $10 for 2-day pass.
Children 5 and under – Free.
*Available until Wednesday August 11, 2016, at 11:59 p.m.

To register or purchase spectator tickets, visit

Additional Event Information
For more information, follow the 2016 Truck & Off-Road Festival at and, or call 310-363-4231.

For vendor booth Information, contact Glenn Herniter by phone at 310-363-4047 or email at

About Truck Trend Network: The Truck Trend Network, a media platform of TEN: The Enthusiast Network, includes the Truck Trend, Diesel Power, Truckin, Mini Truckin, 8-Lug, Work Truck Review, Sport Truck, and RV brands all in one place. With an emphasis on truck topics enthusiasts are passionate about, the Truck Trend Network reaches over 12.5 million fans a month across multiple platforms and is the truck enthusiast’s number one destination for “All Things Truck”.

About Four Wheeler Network: The Four Wheeler Network, a media platform of TEN: The Enthusiast Network, includes the Four Wheeler, Petersen’s 4-Wheel & Off-Road, JP, and Dirt Sports+Off-Road brands all in one place. Catering to the off-roading enthusiast, the Four Wheeler Network reaches 10.1 million enthusiasts a month across multiple platforms and is a one-stop destination for off-roaders everywhere.

About TEN: The Enthusiast Network: TEN: The Enthusiast Network is the world’s premier network of enthusiast brands, such as Motor Trend, Automobile, Hot Rod, Surfer, Transworld, and GrindTV. With more than 50 publications, 60 websites, 50 events, 1,000 branded products, the world’s largest automotive VOD channel, and the world’s largest action/adventure sports media platform, TEN inspires enthusiasts to pursue their passions. For more information, visit

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