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Justin Kamm Named Memphis International Raceway General Manager

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (Aug. 27, 2019) – Memphis International Raceway (MIR) and parent company IRG Sports + Entertainment announce Justin Kamm as the sports venue’s general manager. 

 

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Kamm brings a vast amount of motorsports industry knowledge, facility management, event marketing and sales experience to the largest motorsports facility in the Mid-South.

“I am appreciative of this opportunity to lead Memphis International Raceway and the dedicated team as we prepare for our 34th year of business,” Kamm said. “The venue has great growth potential that we as a team will continue to build on. I can’t wait to get started and meet the entire Memphis team, our racers and partners.”

Kamm will oversee the day-to-day operations of the 342-acre multi-use facility which includes a combined quarter and eighth-mile dragstrip, 1.8-mile road course and three-quarter mile, high-banked paved oval. 

Kamm has spent much of his career in motorsports, most recently serving as director of corporate partnerships for John Force Racing in Yorba Linda, Calif.

Before joining John Force Racing, Kamm was part of the management teams at Palm Beach International Raceway and New Jersey Motorsports Park focusing on event management, sales and marketing. Prior to joining the management ranks at New Jersey Motorsports Park, Kamm was a member of the operations team zMAX Dragway, Charlotte, N.C. 

The former Junior Dragster racer is a graduate of Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C. 

In addition to MIR, IRG Sports + Entertainment (IRGSE) owns the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA), Bertil Roos Racing School, Cordova (Ill.) International Raceway, Maryland International Raceway and Palm Beach (Fla.) International Raceway.

“Justin is someone that we have worked with and know well. He brings great enthusiasm and valuable sports management and operations experience to us as the new leader of the Memphis team,” said Lou Partenza, IRGSE President and CEO. 

“He joins our passionate IRGSE leadership team that is committed to the continued growth and development of Memphis International Raceway.”

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Memphis International Raceway

Memphis International Raceway (MIR) is the Mid-South’s premier racing destination for racers and spectators alike. It is located minutes outside of Memphis in Millington, Tenn., and includes a 1/4-mile drag strip sanctioned by the International Hot Rod Association, a 1.8-mile road course and a NASCAR 3/4-mile paved tri-oval. 

Prestigious events such as the original Super Chevy Show, NASCAR races and the IHRA Summit SuperSeries World Finals take place at the facility. For more information on MIR, visit raceMIR.com or connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @RaceMIR.


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