Bell Becomes Official Helmet of Gateway Dirt Nationals

Bell Becomes Official Helmet of Gateway Dirt Nationals


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Brooke Rowden


SPEEDWAY, IND. (November 15, 2018) – Bell Helmets has been named the official helmet supplier to the Gateway Dirt Nationals. As the official helmet, Bell Racing will be on site at the Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis from November 29 - December 1 to provide sales and customer service support to over 200 late model, modified and midget competitors.

“We are excited to have Bell Racing Helmets as part of the event this year and as our official racing helmet partner,” said Gateway Dirt Nationals Promoter and Founder Cody Sommer, “Bell offers industry-leading products to drivers, and they have an unrivaled trackside support system. As an event organizer, it is nice to have that onsite support and know that your competitors have somewhere to go if they need it.”

Throughout the weekend, Bell Racing USA will host several athlete appearances with the likes of 2017 Gateway Dirt Nationals winner Bobby Pierce, Lucas Oil Late Model Series Champion Jonathan Davenport, USAC Sprint Car star Kevin Thomas Jr., modified racer Mike McKinney and more.

“Over the past 24 months we have continued to grow our trackside service program at the highest caliber dirt track events,” said Chris Wheeler, director of motorsports at Bell Racing USA. “Cody Sommer and his staff have not only brought life and a future to Mansfield Motor Speedway, but they have three headlining events that are hard for most to match. These additions to our trackside program will allow us to continue to offer the best service to consumers and athletes.”

A three-day extravaganza of racing in the heart of St. Louis, Gateway Dirt Nationals has captivated the racing world and became a must-see event almost overnight. Featuring the best of the best from the late model world, the modified ranks, and now the midget racing scene, this destination-race has welcomed fans from across America since its inception in 2016. Follow @BellRacingUSA on social media to stay up to date on the latest product announcements and news for Bell Athletes.

About Bell Racing USA—Bell Racing Helmets is the world’s leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art head protection designed for professional and amateur drivers competing in the sport of auto racing. The Bell name is synonymous with safety, innovation, performance, and engineering excellence. Bell helmets have been worn and trusted by more champions, in all forms of racing, than any other brand. Further information about Bell Racing is available at