Summit Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams

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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 to participate in the IHRA Summit Racing Equipment Team Finals October 4-6 and possibly the IHRA Summit Racing Equipment World Finals October 11-13 both hosted at Memphis International Raceway.

Sunday, April 28th may have been a reschedule date for the Summit Bracket Race presented by COMP Cams originally scheduled for April 27th turned out to be a memorable night of racing for the Ferrell family.  Buddy Ferrell from Brighton, TN took the win in the Super Pro Class over his son Jason Ferrell by .002 seconds.  Buddy Ferrell with  .006 second reaction time, 4.83 dial in time, 4.846 ET at 140.37 mph.  Jason Ferrell with .014 reaction time, 6.21 dial in time, 6.226 ET at 109.01 mph.  Congratulations to both for a wonderful race.

Greg Rushing from Jackson, TN received the automatic win in the Pro Footbrake Class over TJ Tracey who was -.019 seconds too fast from the line.  Rushing finished with .019 second reaction time, 6.91 dial in, 6.899 ET at 98.20 mph.

Jimmy Ray from Atoka, TN took the win over Cliff Hubbard from Millington in the R. T. Turbines DOT Class.   A night which included a special “double purse” sponsored by R. T. Turbines in a program that is  building week in and week out.  Ray and his ’65 Malibu finished with .027 second reaction time, 10.54 dial in, 10.499 ET at 124.94.  Hubbard finished with a .067 second reaction time, 14.91 dial in, 14.817 ET at 92.63 mph.

In the R.T. Turbines Junior Dragster Class – Winner Justin Poindexter from Millington, TN took the win over Clay Combs from Bells, TN.  Poindexter finished with .071 reaction time, 8.01 dial in, 8.013 ET at 76.97 mph.  Combs close behind with .059 second reaction time, 7.95 dial in, 8.117 ET at 79.95.

Check out the excitement at Memphis International Raceway for yourself.  With 200+ events on the 2013 schedule, MIR has something planned for every race enthusiast.  Be sure and mark your calendar for these upcoming MIR events:

May

2 – Test N Tune

3 – Midnight Madness presented by TN National Guard (Rescheduled)

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

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 presented by TN National Guard

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

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.

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