Memphis International Raceway and R.T. Turbines, Inc. team up to Supercharge the Junior Dragster Class Purse at Super Chevy April 12, 13 & 14

April 2, 2013 by  
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MILLINGTON, Tenn. (April 1, 2013) – Memphis International Raceway and R.T. Turbines, Inc. team up to supercharge the Junior Dragster Class purse offered at MIR’s Super Chevy Show April 12, 13 & 14.  “We hope to increase the number of racers participating at Super Chevy, but also demonstrate our commitment to fostering the future of our sport,” said Pam Kendrick Vice President and General Manger Memphis International Raceway.

The R. T. Turbines Junior purse, offered at the Super Chevy Show April 12, 13 & 14, presented by R. T. Turbines and MIR is as follows:

Winner – $800

Runner up – $400

Semi – $150

1/4 – $75

1/8 – $25

“We greatly appreciate the support from R. T. Turbines, Inc.  Memphis International Raceway is proud to have its brand associated with R.T. Turbines, Inc. and Glenda and Rex Thompson.  Not only because R.T. Turbines is a well – respected leader in the aeronautic engine repair industry, but also because Glenda and Rex Thompson are committed to enhancing the racing programs at Memphis International Raceway,” said Pam Kendrick Vice President and General Manager Memphis International Raceway.  “We are thankful for their generous support and look forward to some incredible racing at the action – packed Super Chevy Show at Memphis International Raceway April 12, 13 & 14,” said Kendrick.  For more information about the Super Chevy Show or Memphis International Raceway, visit www.raceMIR.comwww.facebook.com/racemir and www.twitter.com/raceMIR.

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About Super Chevy Show Series:

Super Chevy Show is a 12-event North American series owned by each host track and is a member of the Manufacturers Series events. The Series showcases the best in car show, drag race, swap meet, car corral, in addition to autocross at select events. The 2013 season kicks off in March at Palm Beach International Raceway in Jupiter, Fla., and closes in October at Rockingham Dragway in Rockingham, N.C. The Series will make its debut at Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, Calif., May 31 – June 2. The Super Chevy Show is widely considered the best brand-specific event in the country; for more information, visit:www.superchevyshow.com.

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About Memphis International Raceway:

Memphis International Raceway is a multi-faceted venue and one of the most popular raceways in the Mid-South for racers andspectators alike. As a leader in its operating form and function, MIR seeks to provide its drivers with a higher level of challenge,excellence and opportunity. MIR boasts three complete tracks, including a high-performance road course, an historic drag stripand a 3/4 mile paved tri-oval. The 1.8 mile road course features fast and challenging corners all set up by long straight-a ways andis considered one of the most competitive in the Mid-South. MIR is sanctioned by the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA).The IHRA is one of the largest motorsports sanctioning organizations in North America and is a leader in sports entertainment.For more information on MIR, please visit the venue’s
website at www.RaceMIR.com like us on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/RaceMIR and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/racemir.

Carissa Dawn’s till the Whiskeys Gone Band added to the entertainment line-up for Super Chevy Show at Memphis International Raceway – Where the racing rocks!

March 28, 2013 by  
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MILLINGTON TN, (March 26, 2013) – Carissa Dawn’s till the Whiskeys Gone Band will perform in concert at 7:00 PM on Friday, April 12th at Memphis International Raceway as part of the Super Chevy Show festivities. Carissa is a singer / songwriter from Fulton, Missouri offering a chill acoustic set or an energetic full band performing classic to modern country & rock as well as originals. “We are thrilled to have Carissa performing in concert on Friday night at Memphis International Raceway and to have her perform our National Anthem on Saturday as part of our Super Chevy Show weekend,” said Pam Kendrick, Vice President and General Manager of Memphis International Raceway. “Carissa is not only a beautiful and talented performer, but a huge motorsports fan as well. I know all the MIR race fans and Chevy enthusiasts will make her feel welcome and enjoy her incredible show,” said Kendrick.

The Super Chevy Show is the premiere national event for all Chevrolet fans. It makes a stop at Memphis International Raceway April 12, 13 & 14. The Super Chevy Show features intense Chevy powered drag racing, a gigantic car show, swap meet, car corral and performance midway. Adding to the excitement is the crowd pleasing Pro Show attractions by Hanna Motorsports, with the Top Secret Jet Car driven by Ken Hall and Rich Hanna’s GOJO Firebird, Pontiac Jet Car, as well as the popular Super Winch Wheelstander, driven by Danny O’Day. The only ways to improve this incredible event is to add Carissa Dawn’s till the Whiskey’s Gone Band and a Rocking Pit Party to top off the excitement on Friday night.

Get your three day, all event ticket today! Tickets are available at the gate or in advance at www.racemir.com. Spectator pricing for adults is $35 – 3 day pass, $10 – Friday only, $22– Saturday only, $15 – Sunday only. Spectator pricing for children 6-12 years of age is $15 for a 3 day pass, $5 per day, children 5 and under are FREE. For the best deals on Stay and Race Packages, visit www.racemir.com in cooperation with MIR’s host hotel and other valued hotel partners. For more information about Super Chevy Show, visit www.racemir.com.

About Super Chevy Show Series:
Super Chevy Show is a 12-event North American series owned by each host track and is a member of the Manufacturers Series events. The Series showcases the best in car show, drag race, swap meet, car corral, in addition to autocross at select events. The 2013 season kicks off in March at Palm Beach International Raceway in Jupiter, Fla., and closes in October at Rockingham Dragway in Rockingham, N.C. The Series will make its debut at Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, Calif., May 31 – June 2. The Super Chevy Show is widely considered the best brand-specific event in the country; for more information, visit: www.superchevyshow.com

About Memphis International Raceway:
Memphis International Raceway is a multi-faceted venue and one of the most popular raceways in the Mid-South for racers and spectators alike. As a leader in its operating form and function, MIR seeks to provide its drivers with a higher level of challenge, excellence and opportunity. MIR boasts three complete tracks, including a high- performance road course, an historic drag strip and a 3/4 mile paved tri-oval. The 1.8 mile road course features fast and challenging corners all set up by long straight-a ways and is considered one of the most competitive in the Mid-South. MIR is sanctioned by the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA). The IHRA is one of the largest motorsports sanctioning organizations in North America and is a leader in sports entertainment. For more information on MIR, please visit the venue’s website at www.RaceMIR.com like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RaceMIR and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/racemir.

UPCOMING MIR EVENTS:
March
28 – Test N Tune
29 – Midnight Madness presented by TN National Guard
30 – Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams

April
4 – Test N Tune
6 – Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams
6-7 – Rusty Wallace Racing Experience
7 – BMW Autocross
11 – Chevy v The World Test N Tune
12 – 14 – Super Chevy Show
13-14 – Rusty Wallace Racing Experience
18 – Test N Tune
20 –Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams
20 – Porsche Club of America Autocross
25 – Test N Tune
26 – Midnight Madness presented by TN National Guard
27 – Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams
27 – KMS Drift

May
2 – Test N Tune
4 – Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams
9 – Test N Tune
9-11 – F-Body Rental
11 – Put Up or Shut Up Bike Night
11 – Rusty Wallace Racing Experience
16 – Test N Tune
17-18 –Memphis Fuel & Gas Nostalgia Drags
18 – Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams
18-19 – Rusty Wallace Racing Experience
19 – BMW Autocross
23 – Test N Tune
24 – Midnight Madness presented by TN National Guard
25 – OUTLAWS – THE COMEBACK – Heads Up Havoc
25 – Cars & Coffee Test N Tune
30 – Test N Tune

June
1 -2 – Porsche Club of America Driver’s Ed
1-2 – Rusty Wallace Racing Experience
4 – Hot Rod Power Tour – Cruise Stop
6 – Test N Tune
7-8 – Fun Ford Weekend
8-9 – Rusty Wallace Racing Experience
13 – Test N Tune
14-16 – IHRA Pro Am Division 4
20 – Test N Tune
22 – Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams
22 – All American Auto Show
23 – Traction Optional Drift
27 – Test N Tune
28 – Midnight Madness presented by TN National Guard
28-30 – National Auto Sports Association Road Course
29 – Put Up or Shut Up Bike Nite
29-30 – Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

July
4 – Test N Tune
5-6 – Mopars in Memphis
11 – Test N Tune
13 – Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams
18 – Test N Tune
20 – Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams
25 – Test N Tune
26 – Midnight Madness presented by TN National Guard
27 – Put Up or Shut Up Bike Nite
27 – 28 – Rusty Wallace Racing Experience
31 – Test N Tune

August
1-4 – ADRL
8 – Test N Tune
10 – Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams
10 – Rippin Gears Car Show
15 – Test N Tune
17 – Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams / IHRA Iron Man Classic
17 – Porsche Club of America Autocross
17-18 – Rusty Wallace Racing Experience
22 – Test N Tune
24 – Summer GRUDGE Fest
29 – Test N Tune
30 – Midnight Madness
31 – Put Up or Shut Up Bike Nite

September
1 – Traction Optional Drift
5 – Test N Tune
6-8 – Great American Bracket Race
12 – HotRod Drag Week
12 – Test N Tune
14-15 – SEJRA 4th Annual Tommy’s Used Cars Back To School Drags
19 – Test N Tune
20-22 – Porsche Club of America
21-22 – Rusty Wallace Racing Experience
26 – Test N Tune
27 – Midnight Madness presented by TN National Guard
27-29 National Auto Sports Association Road Course
28-29, Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

October
3 – Test N Tune
4-6 – IHRA Summit Bracket Racing Team Finals
10 – Test N Tune
11-13 – IHRA Nitro Jam & Summit World Finals
17 – Test N Tune
19 – Fall GRUDGE Fest
24 – Test N Tune
25 – Midnight Madness presented by TN National Guard
26 – Put Up or Shut Up Bike Nite
31 – Test N Tune

November
2 – KMS Drift
2-3 – Rusty Wallace Racing Experience
8-10 – National Auto Sports Association Road Course
9-10 – Rusty Wallace Racing Experience
9 – Test N Tune
16 – Test N Tune
29-30 – Thanksgiving Bracket Brawl $5K

DECEMBER
1 – Thanksgiving Bracket Brawl $5K (Cont.)
7 – Test N Tune
14 – Test N Tune
21 – Test N Tune

*Schedule Subject to Change

Memphis International Raceway Packages Now Available Online!

March 21, 2013 by  
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Super Chevy Show Packages now available on line . . . at a discount – don’t miss your chance to save on weekend packages and be a part of the 2013 Memphis Super Chevy Show!

To take advantage of this great offer, click HERE!

 

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