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ADRL Rolls Into Memphis

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

ADRL Returns to Memphis International Raceway for Memphis Drags III


 ADRL Release photos



Photos: courtesy of ADRL


Millington, TN (August 28, 2012) – The American Drag Racing League (ADRL) returns to Memphis International Raceway for the Memphis Drags III on Sept. 7-8, 2013. It is the eighth of 10 races on the 2012 ADRL Tour.  With new classes, a World Championship format and expanded family fun midway, there is considerable excitement and anticipation surrounding the world’s premier eighth-mile drag racing league as it returns to Memphis International Raceway.  Along with the highly-anticipated and revolutionary new SuperCar Showdown class, all of the ADRL’s professional classes will make compete at MIR, including:

  • Pro Junior Dragster (PJD)
  • Summit Racing Equipment Top Sportsman (TS)
  • Aeromotive Fuel Systems Pro Modified (PM)
  • Extreme Pro Stock (XPS), Pro Extreme Motorcycle (PXM)
  • Mickey Thompson Extreme 10.5 (XTF)
  • Pro Nitrous (PN) and Pro Extreme (PX) the quickest and fastest full-bodied, doorslammer class in the world.


The gates open at 10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, with the first round of qualifying on Friday set to begin at 12 p.m. On Saturday, the racing will begin at 12 p.m. with the final qualifying session. The first round of eliminations starts at 3:30 p.m., with special jet car passes and other exhibition runs concluding the evening on Friday and Saturday. For more information on the Memphis Drags III, go to or call 901.WOW.RACE or visit or


Tickets are $15 for adults Friday or Saturday, $25 for a two-day, full-event pass, free for children 12-under and are on sale now. They are available by calling the MIR box office at (901) 969-7223.

The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Millington-Memphis is the official race hotel of the Memphis Drags III at Memphis International Raceway (MIR).


The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Millington-Memphis will be partnering with the ADRL and offering a special discounted rate of $99 per night for a standard room or $119 per night for a suite. The discount provides a significant savings off the regular nightly rate and is good for all ADRL fans, teams and sponsors. Those wishing to reserve a room should mention the special ADRL rate when making their reservation.

For more information on the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Millington-Memphis, visit or contact (901) 872-3640.


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