Millington, TN (February 20, 2014) Memphis
International Raceway is excited to announce the 2014 Season opens this
Saturday, February 22, 2014. On tap for the kickoff weekend is the always
popular Test N Tune and the 1st of a 14-race series in the 2014 Summit Bracket
Racing Series presented by COMP Cams.
Opening weekend schedule
Test N Tune - February22,
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:
As the season kicks off, MIR
would like to thank those that make the 14-race series possible. It is the
commitment and dedicated support of our partners that invest in the program that
allow MIR to continue to grow racing in the Mid-South.
The Summit Bracket
Racing Series presented by COMP Cams 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 D.O.T. Street: Cliff Hubbard and R.
T. Turbines Junior Dragster: Justin Poindexter.
Gates open at 9:00 AM Time
Trials begin at 11:00 AM , Entry/Admission: Rick's Powder Coating 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
"It's going to be a great
weekend as we are able to getting racing back under way at Memphis International
Raceway, its been a long, cold winter and MIR will heat up the track this
weekend and get racing underway for 2014," said Paul Cartwright,
Director of Race / Facility Operations. Cartwright went on to say "I'm excited
to get the season started and also looking forward to working with recently
hired, Drag Strip Manager, Tyler Crossnoe."
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!