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A Look at Fun Ford Weekend at MIR

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Ford enthusiasts spent Saturday at Memphis International Raceway celebrating their favorite manufacturer. The day included all things Ford with a car show, swap meet, on-track drag racing, autocross and a Ford Mustang parade to celebrate the 50th anniversary. The day was capped off with a live performance from Nashville singer/songwriter Jordan Allena.

 



The Ford exclusive car show was one of the largest in the area with over 20 different class winners. On-track, racers competed for bragging rights in the MustangGuys.com Fastest 5.0 Shootout presented by S&W Race Cars, Street Ford, Fast Ford Challenge and the Quick Ford Challenge. Kids also got in on the action as they took part in the famous Revell Make 'N Take and built their very own 1936 Ford Coupe.

"It was a good day for our Ford fans," remarked Pam Kendrick, VP & GM of Memphis International Raceway. "We are thankful for the racers, area car clubs and Ford fans that attend and support this event.  With their support, Fun Ford Weekend at MIR will continue to be a tradition at Memphis International Raceway. We hope everyone had a wonderful experience."

CAR SHOW RESULTS

Mustang 64 ½ - 65

Winner: Charlie Boydston - Lakeland, TN                                     1965 Shelby
Outstanding: Lorraine Schmidt - Arlington, TN                             1964 ½ Coupe

Mustang 66

Winner: Bob Fennell - Oakland, TN                                                1966 Mustang
Outstanding: Tim Granoski - Arlington, TN                                    1966 Mustang

Mustang 67 - 68

Winner: Chip Swoboda - Cordova, TN                                           1968 Mustang

Mustang 69-70

Winner: Kurt White - Millington, TN                                                 1970 Mach I
Richard Scarbrough - Germantown, TN                                        1969 Mach I

Mustang 71 - 73

 

Winner: Ryan Johnson - Millington, TN                                          1971 Mach I

Mustang 74 - 78

Winner: Sean Alexander - Cordova, TN                                        1976 Cobra II                      

Mustang 79 - 93

Winner: Wally Britton - Southaven, MS                                          1990 Mustang
Outstanding: Scott Moskop - Horn Lake, MS                               1989 Convertible LX

Mustang 05

Winner: Tim Mayfield - Marion, AR                                                   2005 Mustang
Outstanding: Michael Mizick - Bartlett, TN                                     2005 Mustang

Mustang 06

Winner: Austin Steiner - Germantown, TN                                     2006 Mustang GT
Outstanding: Terry Boles - Bartlett, TN                                           2006 Mustang

Mustang 07

Winner: Laura Ethridge - Cordova, TN                                           2007 Mustang

Mustang 08

Winner: Al Weisberger - Collierville, TN                                        2008 Mustang GT

Mustang 09

Winner: Justin Cupples - Bartlett, TN                                             2009 Mustang

Mustang 2012

Winner: Butch Campbell - Bartlett, TN                                           2012 Mustang     

Mustang 2013

Winner: Mickey Marcum - Horn Lake, MS                                      2013 Mustang GT

Mustang 2014

Winner: Shannon Moss - Paragould, AR                                       2014 Mustang GT

SVT Cobra Mustang

Winner: Roger Emerson - Cabot, AR                                              1996 Mustang
Outstanding: Brenda Corrigan - Cordova, TN                               1998 Cobra Convertible

Shelby Mustang 06 - Present

Winner: Ryan & Susan Aycock - Sheridan, AR                              2012 GT 500
Outstanding: Kedrick Cockrell, Forney, TX                                     2008 Shelby

Saleen Mustang

Winner: Casi Lane - Olive Branch TN                                            2006 Saleen Mustang

BOSS 302

Winner: John Elom - Memphis, TN                                                 2012 BOSS 302

Thunderbird

Winner: Megan McCarthy - Jonesboro, AR                                   1959 Thunderbird
Outstanding: Thomas Wallis Jr. & Sr. - St Pete, MO                    1989 SC Thunderbird

Fairlane / Galaxie / Torino

Winner: Mike Sherrod - Cayce, MS                                                1967 Fairlane
Outstanding: Jerry Hall - Brookland, AR                                       1963 Fairlane SVO

Full Size Truck

Winner: Trey Turman - Olive Branch TN                                        2009 F-150

Sport Compact

Winner: Joe Shalky  - Tupelo, MS                                                   2013 Focus ST

Classic Ford

Winner: Bill Brown - Golden, MS                                                     1957 Ranch Wagon

Special Interest

Winner: Gary Taylor - Munford, TN                                                 1925 T-Bucket

Race Car

Winner: Derrick Maddox - Cordova TN                                          2006 GT
Outstanding: Ron Browns - Bartlett, TN                                        2006 GT

Pro-Street

Winner: Billy Clay - Cordova, TN                                                     1993 Mustang

SPECIALTY AWARDS

Best Paint           
Roger Emerson - Cabot, AR                                                            1996 Cobra

Best Engine
John Elom - Memphis, TN                                                                2012 BOSS 302

Best Interior
Terry Boles - Bartlett, TN                                                                  2006 Mustang

Best Detail
Casi Lane - Olive Branch, MS                                                         2006 Saleen

Club Participation
Mid-South Mustangs

Young Star (Under 21)
Austin Steiner - Germantown, TN                                                   2006 Mustang GT

Best in Show
Bob Finnell - Oakland, TN                                                                1966 Mustang

RACE RESULTS

 Street Ford                                                                                           REACTION           ET                           MPH

Winner: Dustin Scheele - Crump, TN                             .058                        11.658                   110.64
Runner Up: Scott Cokeing - Eads, TN                            .090 (foul)             13.477                   106.74

Fast Ford Challenge

Winner: Wes McPeake - Henderson, TN                       .036                        6.343                      87.54
Runner Up: Lester Miller - Wynne, AR                            .023 (foul)              6.187                      110.80

Quick Ford Challenge

Winner: Danny Schelle - Crump, TN                              .065                        5.892                      113.38
Runner Up: Joseph Spicer - Somerville, TN                .032 (foul)              6.580                      104.26

MustangGuys.com Fastest 5.0 presented by S&W Race Cars

Winner: David Giles                                                            .433                        10.471                   129.67
Runner Up: Bobby Dugger - Sulphur Rock, AR            .652                        11.481                   124.59


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!


  

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