Compiled by Andy Waterman – awaterman@illinoisouth.org

Big news out of the racing world recently, as World Wide Technology and Gateway Motorsports Park reached a naming rights agreement. The venue will now be named “World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway.” Along with the naming rights, World Wide Technology also becomes the official technology provider for the track. World Wide plans to introduce technology that will greatly enhance the experience for fans who are attending NASCAR, NHRA, Indy Car and other events.

Vandalia, Illinois is throwing their Bicentennial Celebration June 13-16. Vandalia is Illinois’ oldest existing capital city, and where Abraham Lincoln began his political career. To celebrate the historic occasion, Vandalia has planned several events including a parade, a Grand Levee, and concerts. For more information, visit www.vandaliaillinois.com/2019-bicentennial/.