Super Chevy Show presented by Chevrolet Performance returns to Memphis

Thursday, April 3, 2014

A spring tradition returns to the Bluff City as Memphis International Raceway brings back the nation's largest automotive celebration on April 11, 12 and 13

Memphis International Raceway (MIR) to host the Super Chevy Show presented by Chevrolet Performance the weekend of April 11-13, 2014. As the second stop on the 12-event series, the show will feature high-powered Chevy racing excitement and spectacular Chevy show cars, along with the nation's finest performance and restoration midway for General Motors products.

Beginning at noon on Friday, the three-day car show starts with a Show & Shine Festival of Cars, with specialty awards on Saturday and Sunday's activities concluding the event with the most sought after Best of Show and class awards.

The drag racing action also starts Friday night with the popular MIR Test & Tune, and the launch of the weekend's Pro Mod qualifying while also giving all participants a chance to shake their cars down. Saturday, the 5th generation Camaros will go head-to-head in the CamaroGuys.com Gen 5 Challenge presented by S&W Race Cars in a special trophy class, along with True Street and Bonus Races. While all three days MIR will host, the DriveDuracell.com Bracket 1, Bracket 2, R. T. Turbines D.O.T. Street, R. T. Turbines Jr. Dragster and Run for the Money eliminations.

In addition, the event will include three-days of Pro Mod eliminations and special Pro Show attractions by Hanna Motorsports, with the Top Secret Jet Car driven by Ken Hall and the return of Rich Hanna's GOJO Firebird, Pontiac Jet Car, as well as the popular Super Winch Wheelstander, driven by Danny O'Day. Making a first appearance this year at MIR will be the 300 M.P.H. Queen of Diamonds jet dragster driven by Jill Canuso.

Participants and fans can shop the manufacturers’ midway for the best in new Chevy aftermarket performance parts or the gigantic swap meet for those hard-to-find restoration treasures. This is a show you will come early and are sure to stay late, it offers something for everyone.

“This event is a staple in the MIR schedule and one that we look forward to hosting each year,” said Pam Kendrick, Vice President and General Manager Memphis International Raceway. “The event continues to grow in popularity and the team at MIR looks for that trend to continue as we prepare for record crowds.”

Tickets are available at the gate or in advance at www.racemir.com. Spectator pricing for adults is $15 Friday, $25 Saturday and $15 Sunday or purchase a three-day pass for $40. Tickets for children six to 12 years old is $5 per day and children five and under get in for FREE. 

Super Chevy Show presented by Chevrolet Performance Schedule

Friday, April 11, 2014

8:00 a.m.                                               Participant / Vendor / Spectator Gate Opens

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.                             Racer Parking / Vendor & Swap Meet Load In

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.                           Car Show – Show N Shine w/car clubs

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.                             Super Chevy Registration / Tech

6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.                            MIR Test & Tune (Slicks & SCSW Racers only)

7:30 p.m.                                               Pro Mod /Qualifying #1

10:00 p.m.                                             Track Secure              

Saturday, April 12, 2014

8:00 a.m.                                               Participant / Vendor / Spectator Gate Opens

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.                           Car & Truck Show Registration / Tech

10:00 a.m.                                             Bracket Time Trials

11:00 a.m.                                             Car & Truck Show Judging Begins

12:00 p.m.                                             True Street Challenge Cruise

12:00 p.m.                                             Pre-Race Ceremonies

12:30 p.m.                                             Pro Mod / Qualifying #2

1:00 p.m.                                               PRO Show (Jets & Wheelstander)

1:15 p.m.                                               CamaroGuys.comGen 5 Challenge presented by S & W Race Cars

1:30 p.m.                                               True Street Challenge Runs

2:00 p.m.                                               1st Round Bonus Races

4:00 p.m.                                               Car / Truck Show SPECIAL AWARDS

4:00 p.m.                                               Bracket Time Trials

4:15 p.m.                                               2nd Round Bonus Races

6:00 p.m.                                               CamaroGuys.comGen 5 Challenge presented by S & W Race Cars

6:15 p.m.                                               Pro Mod / Qualifying #3

7:00 p.m.                                               PRO Show (Jets & Wheelstander)

7:30 p.m.                                               3rd Round – Conclusion Bonus Races

9:00 p.m.                                               Track Secure

Sunday, April 13, 2014

8:00 a.m.                                               Participant / Vendor / Spectator Gate Opens

8:30 a.m.                                               Racer for Christ Service

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.                           Car & Truck Show Registration / Tech

9:30 a.m.                                               ‘Run for the Money’ Time Trials

11:00 a.m.                                             Car & Truck Show Judging Begins – CLASS AWARDS

11:00 a.m.                                             Pro Mod Round #1

11:30 a.m.                                             Bracket Eliminations Round #1

1:00 p.m.                                               Opening Ceremonies

1:30 p.m.                                               Pro Mod Round #2

1:30 p.m.                                               PRO Show (Jets & Wheelstander)

2:00 p.m.                                               Bracket Eliminations Round #2

3:30 p.m.                                               Pro Mod Round #3

3:30 p.m.                                               Car / Truck Show - CLASS AWARDS

4:00 p.m.                                               Bracket Round 3 – Conclusion

5:00 p.m.                                               Pro Mod &  PRO Show (Jets & Wheelstander)  

Schedule subject to change.

About the Super Chevy Show:
The Super Chevy Show tour is the premier national event for all Chevrolet enthusiasts offering something for everyone. From high-powered Chevy racing action to the spectacular show cars at the top NHRA and IHRA tracks across the country. The Series boasts one of the nation’s finest Performance & Restoration Midways for GM products, as well as a Swap Meet and Car Corral at most events. Kids are always welcome to take part in the free Revell Make ‘N Take activity each day to build their own model car to keep. The Super Chevy Show is widely considered the best brand-specific event in the country. For more information, visit: www.superchevyshow.com

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 www.RaceMIR.com, connect with MIR at www.Facebook.com/RaceMIR and www.Twitter.com/RaceMIR, call 901.969.7223, or send an email to Info@RaceMIR.com.

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