Articles by: Gary Thompson

IHRA’s all-time winningest driver Clay Millican returns to Memphis International Raceway

IHRA’s all-time winningest driver Clay Millican returns to Memphis International Raceway

on August 22, 2013, 6:37 AM / in NASCAR, News, Sports

  Millington, Tennessee (August 21, 2013) – Clear your calendar now! You don’t want to miss when the most decorated man in the history of the International Hot Rod Association makes his triumphant return at his home track, Memphis International Raceway, for the IHRA Summit Racing Equipment World Finals / Nitro Jam event on October 11-12, 2013. Millican, a West […]

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ADRL RETURNS TO MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

on July 31, 2013, 8:09 PM / in NASCAR, Sports

WHO: MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY WHEN: JULY 1, 2 & 3 Attached: SCHEDULE OF EVENTS WHAT: The 2013 ADRL Tour presented by Speedtech, returns to rock Memphis International Raceway August 1-3, 2013.  Don’t miss your first glimpse of the unbelievable racing action that is what ADRL is known for on Thursday, August 1st at ADRL Team Testing.  The gates open at […]

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Mega MOPAR Action Series Rolls into Memphis International Raceway this Weekend

Mega MOPAR Action Series Rolls into Memphis International Raceway this Weekend

on July 2, 2013, 7:32 AM / in Announcements

Contact Information: Kate Armitage Director of Public Relations & Communications Memphis International Raceway KArmitage@racemir.com July 1, 2013 (Millington, TN) – Memphis International Raceway is the place to be this weekend for the Mega MOPAR Action Series July 5 & 6.    Celebrate everything MOPAR at this family – friendly event which includes drag racing, car and truck show, swap meet, vendor […]

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Dugas, Neely, Miles take double wins at exciting IHRA Pro-Am Wild Card weekend at Memphis International Raceway

on June 21, 2013, 8:19 AM / in NASCAR, Sports

Millington, T.N. (June 20,  2013) Memphis  International Raceway lived up to its reputation as one of the most sought-after  racing destinations in the country over the weekend as the famous track hosted a  pair of IHRA Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour Wild Card races with great  results over Father’s Day weekend. Three drivers claimed double wins  during the special two-race […]

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The Legacy Project – Leave Your Family and Farm Intact – Start Planning this Summer

The Legacy Project – Leave Your Family and Farm Intact – Start Planning this Summer

on June 20, 2013, 9:05 AM / in Announcements

Since 2010, Farm Journal Legacy Project workshops have helped families begin the process of transitioning their family farm or ranch to the next generation. Join succession planning expert Kevin Spafford as he guides you through the day of discussions showing you the different techniques on how to begin this difficult process. Attendees will utilize a step-by-step workbook to assist in […]

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“Racing’s Back! Memphis 250” Coming to Memphis International Raceway on October 26th

on June 6, 2013, 4:27 AM / in NASCAR, Sports

CRA Powered by JEGS Series to be featured in Twin 125’s / RWRE Shootout on Tap Millington, TN (June 5, 2013) – Memphis International Raceway (MIR), Rusty Wallace Racing Experience (RWRE) and Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS (CRA) officials proudly announce the newly reopened Memphis International Raceway will host the “Racing’s Back! Memphis 250,” a CRA sanctioned event, on […]

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Denny Hamlin to run special, Autism Speaks puzzle piece paint scheme on his No. 11 FedEx Toyota for the June 2 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks”

Denny Hamlin to run special, Autism Speaks puzzle piece paint scheme on his No. 11 FedEx Toyota for the June 2 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks”

on May 29, 2013, 4:42 PM / in NASCAR, Sports

Drivers in all three series will sport Autism Speaks puzzle piece decals on cars throughout May 31-June 2, 2013 race weekend DOVER, Del. – When Denny Hamlin comes to Dover International Speedway to compete in the June 2 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, he will be sporting a special Autism Speaks puzzle piece paint scheme […]

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Memphis International Raceway joins Mega MOPAR Action Series

Memphis International Raceway joins Mega MOPAR Action Series

on May 24, 2013, 4:51 PM / in NASCAR, Sports

Memphis International Raceway is pleased to join the Mega MOPAR Action Series for its event July 5-6th.  Celebrate everything MOPAR at this family – friendly event including drag racing, car show, swap meet, vendor midway and autocross. “We will have something for everyone at our Mega Mopar Action Series event in July at Memphis International Raceway,” said Pam Kendrick Vice […]

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Fun Ford Weekend Show Returns to Memphis International Raceway June 7 & 8

on May 19, 2013, 9:46 AM / in NASCAR, Sports

Millington, TN (May  18, 2013) –  Calling all Ford  enthusiasts!   This is the weekend Ford lovers have been  anxiously awaiting.  The only place you will find intense Ford  vs. the World Test N Tune style drag racing, huge car show & swap meet,  vendor midway, autocross, fast ford, quick ford, DOT class, jet and live music  from Cruisin Heavy is […]

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Memphis International Raceway – new home to Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

Memphis International Raceway – new home to Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

on May 11, 2013, 8:57 AM / in NASCAR, Sports

Millington, TN May 8th marked an important day in Memphis International Raceway’s  history. MIR welcomes Rusty Wallace, 55 time race winner, 2013 NASCAR Hall Of Fame inductee and one of the greatest stock car drivers to ever strap on a helmet.  Rusty joins us to introduce the Rusty Wallace Racing and Kart Experiences with a ribbon cutting ceremony and celebration.  […]

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Summit Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams

Summit Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams

on April 30, 2013, 9:43 AM / in NASCAR, Sports

  Millington, TN (April 30, 2013) As the Summit Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams progresses throughout the season, the current points leaders in each class are emerging, but it still anyone’s game.  The point’s leaders in Super Pro, Pro Footbrake, R.T. Turbines DOT and R.T. Turbines Jr. Dragster classes at the end of the season earn the opportunity […]

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Country music group Gloriana to play free concert for race fans on Sunday, June 2 in Victory Plaza

Country music group Gloriana to play free concert for race fans on Sunday, June 2 in Victory Plaza

on April 30, 2013, 9:34 AM / in Announcements, NASCAR, Sports

  DOVER, Del. – Race fans will be treated to a very special pre-race event, as country music group Gloriana will play a free concert for fans in Victory Plaza the morning of the June 2 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. The award-winning trio will also perform the National Anthem for the day’s race. Comprised […]

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