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!

 

Super Chevy Show Returns to Memphis International Raceway April 12, 13 & 14

March 21, 2013 by  
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MILLINGTON, TN, (March 18, 2013) – After a phenomenal return to the series in 2012 when Memphis International Raceway (MIR) hosted one of the largest Super Chevy Show event in the series, MIR is counting on Super Chevy Show fans and participants in the Mid-South to break last year’s historic records this April 12, 13 & 14 when The Super Chevy Show presented by Chevrolet Performance makes a stop at Memphis International Raceway – Where the Racing Rocks.  “We can’t wait for the return of the Super Chevy Show to Memphis International Raceway.  It is the premiere national event for all Chevrolet enthusiasts.  I guarantee the family friendly event offers something for everyone,” said Pam Kendrick, Vice President and General Manager Memphis International Raceway.  “The attendance in 2012 was incredible, but we intend to break those attendance records this year.  Mark your calendars now for extraordinary drag racing, car show, swap meet and pro shows all Super Chevy style,” said Kendrick.

Festivities crank up at Memphis International Raceway on Thursday, April 11th with a Super Chevy Show Kick Off Party featuring Chevy vs. The World Test & Tune racing action.  If you have a Chevy, bring it out and see what it can do on MIR’s historic dragstrip.  If you are the proud owner of a Ford, Mopar or any other car you think can put a Chevy to shame, here’s your chance to prove it at MIR’s Chevy vs. The World Test & Tune.  At noon on Friday, the three-day car show starts with a Show & Shine Festival of Cars, with specialty awards on Saturday.  Sunday’s car show activities conclude with the coveted class awards. The midway featuring the best in new Chevy aftermarket performance parts and the gigantic swap meet for those hard-to-find restoration treasures will be open all weekend.  The drag racing action begins Friday night with Test & Tune racing action, the launch of the weekend’s Pro Mod and Mean Street qualifying runs plus the first look at one the most exciting Pro Shows you’ll ever see.  On Saturday, the 5th generation Camaros will go head-to-head in the CamaroGuys.com Gen 5 Challenge trophy class, and the True Street and Bonus Races. While all three days MIR will host the DriveDuracell.com Bracket 1, Bracket 2, R.T. Turbines D.O.T., R. T. Turbines Jr. Dragster and Run for the Money eliminations.

“The racing action will be intense with three days of Pro Mod and Mean Street Eliminations,” said Paul Cartwright Director of Operations at Memphis International Raceway.  MIR is thrilled to welcome back 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.

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.

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 strip and a3/4 mile paved tri-oval. The 1.8 mile road course features fast and challenging corners all set up by long straight-a ways and isconsidered one of the most competitive in the Mid-South. MIR is sanctioned by the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA). TheIHRA is one of the largest motorsports sanctioning organizations in North America and is a leader in sports entertainment. For moreinformation on MIR, please visit the venue’s website at www.RaceMIR.com like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RaceMIR andfollow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/racemir.

 

UPCOMING MIR EVENTS:

March

21 – Test N Tune

23 – Spring GRUDGE Fest

28 – Test N Tune

29 – Midnight Madness

30 – Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams

30-31 – Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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