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Local Racers are Winning Big at MIR

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The 2014 season is in full swing and the competition is heating up on the historic drag strip at Memphis International Raceway (MIR). The Summit Bracket Series presented by COMP Cams are eight races into their schedule and the point’s battle is fierce with approximately 20 points separating the top-two drivers in Rick’s Powder Coating Super Pro, B&B Towing Footbrake and R.T. Turbines Jr. Dragster. In the Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour, local racers walked away big winners. 16 champions were determined with six of them calling MIR their “hometown” track.

 



With six races remaining in the Summit Bracket Series presented by COMP Cams, Rusty Ashmore has a 21 point lead in Rick’s Powder Coating Super Pro over Cody Graham. Ashmore is the only repeat winner in the class with two wins. Cody Graham advanced into the B&B Towing Footbrake points lead on June 22 with only 10 points separating him from David Ciarloni. In the R.T. Turbines Jr. Dragster class, Drew Tracey took over the points lead at the end of May and sits 21 points ahead of Tyler Poindexter.

The popular Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour produced 16 champions and six of them hail from the Memphis area. Mark Meadows from Double Grove, Ark. doubled up on the weekend taking the Ironman win both days in the Quick Rod class.  Additional hometown winners included: Jesse Bobo from Walnut Miss., Top Dragster, Danny Nelson from Batesville, Ark., Super Rod, Justin Poindexter from Millington, Tenn., Jr. Dragster Master and Devin Johnson from Collierville, Tenn., Jr. Dragster Beginner.

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 @RaceMIR.

 

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