Millington, TN (February 14, 2014) Memphis
International Raceway is disappointed to announce we will postpone opening
weekend until February 22-23, 2014. With the current weather and conditions
being forecasted, the team at MIR feels this is in the best interest of our
racers, fans and team. We appreciate your support and understanding and look
forward to seeing everyone at the track the weekend of February 22 - 23.
The Summit Bracket Racing
Series presented by COMP Cams that was scheduled for Sunday, February 16 has
been rescheduled for Sunday, March 2, 2014. We will host a double header weekend
and overnight parking will be permitted.
Opening weekend schedule
Test N Tune - February22,
Want to go fast? This is
your chance! Held on MIR's historic drag strip, Test and Tune sessions are open
to all makes and models. Bring your favorite car or bike to MIR and see what it
can run in the quarter-mile. (Vehicles must pass a tech inspection and racers
must have a valid driver's license.)
Gates open at 11:30 AM,
Track Runs from 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Admission: $10 Spectator, $20 Racer,
Children 12 & under FREE
Summit Bracket Racing Series
presented by COMP Cams - February 23, 2014:
The Summit Bracket Racing
Series presented by COMP Cams is a 14-race series that culminates with the
naming of Track Champion in each class and the bid to participated in the 2014
IHRA Team Finals in October. The best of the best will compete to represent
Team Memphis in October. Defending Class Champions are: Super Pro - Rusty
Ashmore; Footbrake - David Ciarloni; R. T. Turbines DOT Cliff Hubbard and R. T.
Turbines Junior Dragster - Justin Poindexter.
Gates open at 9:00 AM Time
Trials begin at 11:00 AM , Admission: Super Pro (Electronics) - $50 entry, B
& B Towing Pro/Footbrake (No Box) - $40 entry, R.T. Turbines D.O.T. Street -
$35 entry, R.T. Turbines JR Dragster - $25 entry, Spectator & Crew - $10,
Children 12 and under FREE
"The 2014 season is shaping
up to be a great season, we have a variety of racing events that cater to the
casual race enthusiast, the die hard racer and for those that want to witness
over 300 MPH racing, we have that also" said Pam Kendrick, Vice President and
General Manager of Memphis International Raceway. Kendrick continues, "We have
something for everyone and invite everyone out to the track!"
Don't miss a minute of
action at Memphis International Raceway in 2014! To stay up to date with all the
racing excitement be sure and check out our website at www.racemir.com, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RaceMIR, or follow us on Twitter
The entire MIR
team looks forward to seeing you at the track in 2014!