R.T. Turbines, Inc. Returns in 2014 to Sponsor Junior Dragster and DOT Racing Classes

Friday, February 14, 2014

February 14, 2014,  (Millington, TN) - Memphis International Raceway (MIR) is pleased to announce the return of  RT Turbines, Inc. for the 2014 season. R.T. Turbines, located in Marianna, Arkansas will sponsor both the DOT and Junior Dragster racing classes for the 2014 season.

R.T. Turbines, Inc., an FAA certified repair station, specializes in PT6A engine inspection, service, repair and overhaul. The highly trained and experienced personnel can maintain your plane's engine at the highest possible level. R.T. Turbines' location is ideally suited to service agricultural aviation needs as well as aircraft throughout the world.

"MIR is very pleased to affiliate with such great folks as Glenda and Rex Thompson. Not only because R.T. Turbines is a well- respected leader in the aeronautic engine repair industry, but also because of Glenda and Rex Thompson,  and their commitment to working with MIR to grow the racing industry and open new doors for many young racers," said Pam Kendrick Vice President and General Manager of Memphis International Raceway. "As R. T. Turbines returns to MIR for the second year, we look to increase payouts for our racing program as well as continue to build the year-end points fund for both the DOT and Junior Dragster programs," said Kendrick.


"R.T. Turbines is pleased to once again be a part of the Memphis International Raceway's core drag racing program, the Summit Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams. We will continue to support what we feel is the future of our sport, the Junior Dragster division. We have witnessed first-hand the results of the younger generation having participated in this program and take great pride in being a sponsor of this fine program, along with the ever-fun DOT series. With our partnership in 2013 the R. T. Turbines Junior Dragster program yielded the 2013 World Champion in the IHRA Junior Dragster program, we want to congratulate Justin Poindexter and emphasize, this is where it begins," said Rex Thompson.  Thompson continued, "We would like to wish all the competitors a safe and fun season of racing and encourage everyone to come have fun with us at Memphis International Raceway. This is a first class program run for the racers."

"Memphis International Raceway is one of the most versatile motorsports and entertainment facilities in the County.  It is my goal along with our entire team's goal  to continue to build valuable partnerships like this one with Glenda and Rex Thompson and R.T. Turbines, Inc. that will allow us to expand our schedule and racing facilities," said Pam Kendrick, Vice-President of MIR.

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