All-New Sonic Rush Tour Invades MIR August 2

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Explosive, exciting, death-defying – just a few of the words that describe the all-new Sonic Rush Tour coming to Memphis on Saturday, August 2 at 7 p.m. at Memphis International Raceway.

Born from the unpredictability and excitement of motorsports thrill shows around the world, the Sonic Rush Tour is a celebration of all things speed and power as the world’s most amazing acts travel to Memphis International Raceway for a festival of sights, sounds and smells you won’t find anywhere else in the world.


Starring the incredible 10,000 horsepower, fire-breathing twin-engine “U.S. Fire Force” jet-powered fire truck of veteran pilot Mark Smith, the side-by-side, 300 mph showdown of the “Smokey Red” jet Funny Car and “California Smokey” Jet Dragster, the legendary “Chevy Rebellion” wheelstander, Street Warz and so much more, Sonic Rush Tour brings together some of the world’s most exciting acts for one night of non-stop entertainment.

“The all-new Sonic Rush Tour is a show designed for families diehard motorsports fans alike. It is an amazing night of entertainment that reaches broad audiences with the speed, the spectacle and excitement of these incredible race machines,” said Jon O’Neal, Sonic Rush Tour Operations Manager. “It is our goal to bring fans the best entertainment value for the price and send them home with memories they will never forget.”

Keeping with the tradition of family-driven entertainment, the Sonic Rush Tour will provide an incredible show for the lowest price in the sport. Kid’s tickets are just $5 and adult tickets are just $20. In addition, parking, an all-access pass to the pit area and a Kidz Zone with a bounce house, slides, rock climbing wall, face painting and much more is free with admission.

Highlighting the 2014 Sonic Rush Tour at Memphis International Raceway will be one of the most exciting race vehicles ever built – the powerful “U.S. Fire Force” jet fire truck driven by Mark Smith. This heavily modified replica fire truck features twin jet engines housed inside of its awesome six-wheeled frame and can reach speeds in excess of 300 mph all while blasting flames nearly 20 feet into the air.

Joining the excitement will be a pair of jet-powered machines known around the world as “Smokey Red” and “California Smokey.” The pair will go head-to-head in a showdown approaching nearly 300 mph all while performing an incredible fire show you can literally feel in your chest.

Bringing the action to a close will be the world famous Chevy Rebellion wheelstander driven by Richard Hutchins. One of the original wheelstanders in existence, this powerful ride will travel the quarter-mile at over 200 mph on only its rear wheels.

The Sonic Rush Tour will also include a full evening of racing during the thrilling Street Warz battle of some of the fastest cars in the area.

Tickets for the August 2 event are just $20 for adults and $5 for children (13 and under) and are available at the track gate day of show. Showtime is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start. The family-friendly show features activities for the entire family.

Don’t miss the all-new Sonic Rush Tour August 2 at Memphis International Raceway. For more information logon to www.sonicrushtour.com or call MIR at (901) 969-7223.


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