(Millington, TN – June 28, 2012) As the Dixie House Cafe’ draws ever so close, it’s time to plan your entire weekend. With a delayed start on Friday and Saturday, racers are given the opportunity to enjoy Memphis and neighboring attractions such as Beale Street, Tunica, and more. The revised schedule will give racers an opportunity to travel on Friday morning and get to work that afternoon. Not to mention, after the race, take advantage of our close proximately to Memphis and Tunica while you get to enjoy Saturday morning coffee before going to work in the afternoon. No other changes to the event.
“After getting together with the Director of Operations, Paul Cartwright, we determined the delayed start would allow for a much more relaxed weekend of racing. The racers will have opportunity to enjoy surrounding attractions as well as not be racing during the heat of the day” said Promoter, Danny Sons. Dale Simon and Chris Baker also went on to compliment the time change on both Friday and Saturday. Gates will open at 10 a.m. on both days with time trials beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday will remain the same with gates opening at 8 a.m.
For more detailed event information and daily schedules, visit www.RaceDataShop.com or call 615-400-6386 or 606-776-5526.
About Memphis International Raceway:
Memphis International Raceway is a multi-faceted venue and one of the most popular raceways in the Mid-South for racers and spectators alike. As a leader in its operating form and function, MIR seeks to provide its drivers with a higher level of challenge, excellence and opportunity. MIR boasts three complete tracks, including a high-performance road course, an historic drag strip and a 3/4 mile paved tri-oval. The 1.8 mile road course features fast and challenging corners all set up by long straight-a ways and is considered one of the most competitive in the Mid-South. MIR is sanctioned by the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA). The IHRA, a division of FELD Entertainment, is one of the largest motorsports sanctioning organizations in North America and is a leader in sports entertainment. For more information on MIR, please visit the venue’s website at www.RaceMIR.com and like us on Facebook.
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