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HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HOTEL & SUITES IN MILLINGTON SIGNS 2-YEAR EXTENSION AS HOST HOTEL OF MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

Friday, January 31, 2014

Millington, TN. (January 30, 2014) - Memphis International Raceway™ (MIR) is pleased to announce  Page Properties, with three properties in the Millington area, will partner as Host Hotel and Preferred Hotels for the 2014 and 2015 season. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites will be MIR's Host Hotel while Admiralty of Plantation Oaks and Admiralty Suites & Inn will both serve as Preferred Hotels.

This partnership will continue to create mutual opportunities for all involved, including the potential for Page Properties to expand its offsite event offerings for guests, groups and conferences. Memphis International Raceway will partner with Holiday Inn Express & Suites as the Host Hotel for all MIR promoted events. Both Admiralty properties will join the Quality Inn and Hampton Inn as preferred hotels, with each property offering all corporate and track participants' accommodations and event packages.

 

 

"With the accommodations available in the market, the hotel partnerships will fit in with many programs MIR is offering in the 2014-2015 season." said Pam Kendrick, Vice President & General Manager of Memphis International Raceway. "Aligning our facility with these great properties - with the ability to extend these services to customers - while offering their clients an exciting new venue for off-site excursions will enhance tourism in Millington and Shelby County."

Christopher Thomas, General Manager of the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites added, "Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Millington, managed by Page Properties, is excited to be supporting MIR. Our continued partnership and commitment to community-wide events and activities helped develop the relationships we have today, and we are truly blessed to be a corporate sponsor."

These great locations are just minutes from Memphis International Raceway in Millington, TN, providing great customer service. "We look forward to the continued growth of motorsports in our great town as Memphis International Raceway expands its event schedule each year," noted Kendrick. The partner hotels will also offer many race and stay packages over the course of the relationship.

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About Memphis International Raceway 

Memphis International Raceway™ (MIR) is a state-of-the-art, acclaimed motorsports facility featuring a formidable 1.8-mile asphalt Road Course, a riveting 1/4-mile Drag Strip, and an enthralling 3/4-mile Tri-Oval Short Track. The high performance Road Course is considered among the most competitive in the Mid-South with 8 turns and a 3,500-foot straightaway. Hosting such premier events as the IHRA Summit World Finals, Super Chevy Show and the American Drag Racing League's Memphis Drags IV, the Drag Strip was built to IHRA and NHRA specifications, and its track, concrete to the 1/8-mile, was milled and polished by Penhall. Twelve private Suites offer an optimized vantage point for drag racing fans. Home to the Rusty Wallace Racing Experience and built to NASCAR specifications, the paved Tri-Oval Short Track consists of 11-degree banked turns, 4-degree straightaways, and an 1,100-foot backstretch with ample bleachers and 16 VIP Suites. The Tri-Oval Short Track hosts racing events from the Porsche Club of America, Sports Car Club of America, and ARCA/CRA Super Series. Acquired in 2011 by IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRG), the 342-acre MIR reopened in 2011 to a series of enhancements including additional grandstands, equipment upgrades and a refurbishment of the paved Tri-Oval Short Track. In May 2013, the Road Course underwent a major renovation with a resurfacing of the entire course. IRG also owns and operates Palm Beach International Raceway™, Southwestern International Raceway™, and the International Hot Rod Association™. For more information, visit , connect with MIR at  and , call 901.969.7223, or send an email to .



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