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Solo Performance Opens Gateway International Raceway Pro Shop
April 10, 2008 — St. Louis, MO - Solo Performance Specialties, a distributor and retailer of quality, graphics and racing supplies tailored for amateur racing and track events has partnered with Gateway International Raceway, the St. Louis area’s leading amateur and professional racing facility, to offer a Pro Shop store for their amateur entrants and visitors.
The GIR ProShop will carry Gateway logo merchandise, convenience and race items. The race items are manufactured by vendors such as Bell, HJC, Longacre, Chatterbox, Corbeau, G-Force, Mechanix, Piloti, QuickCar, Race Technology, RedLine Oil, Chase Cam, I/O Port, Schroth, Speed Bleeder, Tire Tote, Ultra Shield and SoloTime.
Solo Performance provides trackside service to SCCA autocross events across the United States via a mobile trackside store. The new Pro Shop, a permanent location, is located across from the Media Center on the infield of the road course.
The GIR Pro Shop is managed and stocked by Solo Performance. Both SPS and GIR targeted excellent customer service as their main goal for the new Pro Shop. Most items are also available at www.soloperformance.com.
SPS Managing Partner, Dave Whitworth stated “We are excited to be partnering with the management team of Gateway to provide even more value to the entrants and their guests that attend the amateur events held at the track.”
SPS and GIR are also currently developing a program to expand this service to the amateur drag racing events.
Gateway International Raceway is an all-purpose racing facility hosting the NHRA O'Reilly Midwest Nationals on its 1/4-mile drag strip and the NASCAR Nationwide Series and the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series on its 1.25-mile oval. Gateway is the site of more than 250 racing events throughout the season. The facility hosts everything from local drag racing and drifting to the United Black Drag Racers' Association's "Black Sunday," the largest African-American motorsports event in the country. Gateway boasts a challenging 1.6-mile road course utilized by the Sports Car Club of America and a number of local, regional, and national racing clubs. In 2008, the track will begin its 12th season of providing intense racing action for the thousands of fans in St. Louis and the surrounding areas.
Solo Performance Specialties is the nation's largest and oldest distributor of racing supplies tailored for amateur racing and track events. Since 1984, SPS has been providing the highest quality products at great prices to amateur racers throughout the USA.