MIRlogorRacingRocks

MIR MASTERS OF THE PROS WEB HEADER
 
    Classifieds

PressReleases

Street Warz of Memphis - Off the Street & On the Track

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Millington, TN (March 13, 2014)  Memphis International Raceway™ (MIR), in conjunction with Racers of Memphis, is pleased to announce a program designed to move illegal street racing to a safe and controlled environment. In an effort to minimize and discourage the local street racing scene, Street Warz of Memphis will take place monthly with Friday, March 14, 2014 as the first of seven events scheduled.

"Safety is the number one priority when it comes to racing, and in working with the Racers of Memphis, we feel we have put together a program that does just that - keeps racing off the street and brings it to the track," said Pam Kendrick, General Manager at MIR. 

The program is designed for racers with street cars and motorcycles, and each vehicle will need to pass a safety inspection prior to racing. The event is formatted to mimic what many racers have experienced while dueling on the streets and highways in and around Memphis. With racing to the quarter mile on MIR's drag strip, the event does not include use of the tree, a water box and scoreboards; racers will use the familiar arm drop start. One benefit racers don't receive while street racing is MIR's on-site emergency services and rescue team.

"MIR prides itself on providing the best racing conditions and never compromises on safety. There is not an event run on our quarter-mile, championship drag strip without the proper safety equipment and personnel available," noted Kendrick. "If the track can provide a safe and controlled atmosphere for these racers to do what they are currently doing on the streets, it is a win for everyone. The streets are safer place."  

Don't miss a minute of action at Memphis International Raceway in 2014! To stay up to date with all the racing excitement, be sure and check out our website at www.RaceMIR.com, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RaceMIR, or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RaceMIR. The entire MIR team looks forward to seeing you at the track in 2014!



Read 2739 times

MIRUpcomingEvents

Moore Tech Test-N-Tune
Test N Tune
Thursday, June 20th
901 Bad Boys Grudge Racing
Drag Strip
Saturday, June 22nd
Midnight Madness with Drifting
Drag Strip
Friday, June 28th - Friday, June 28th
Summit Racing Equipment Bracket Series presented by COMP Cams / 6.0 & 7.0 Index
Bracket Racing
Saturday, June 29th - Saturday, June 29th
5th Annual Track Mania
Drag Strip
Sunday, June 30th
SCCA Tracknight in America
Road Course
Tuesday, July 9th
Moore Tech Test-N-Tune
Test N Tune
Thursday, July 11th
Street Warriorz: Grind City Showdown III
Drag Strip
Friday, July 12th
Summit Racing Equipment Bracket Series presented by COMP Cams/ SS Stock Combo
Bracket Racing
Saturday, July 13th - Saturday, July 13th
JEGS/ CRA Masters of the Pro's 125
Oval
Saturday, July 20th - Sunday, July 21st
HOME   SCHEDULE AND TICKETS NEWS TRACKS & EVENTS MARKETING & SPONSORSHIP   
FAQ'S
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   

 

 
         
MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

5500 Victory Lane
whitebar 901-WOW-RACE
Millington, TN 38053 RACEMIR.com
 ©2019 Memphis International Raceway. All Rights Reserved

An-IRG-company-white-text