Star Staff Reports
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 12-14.
“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 and 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.com, www.facebook.com/racemir and www.twitter.com/raceMIR.
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.