With new classes, a World Championship format and expanded family fun midway, there is considerable excitement and anticipation surrounding the worldâ€™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 ADRLâ€™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 www.adrl.us/adrl-memphis-drags-iii.
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 www.hiexpress.com/hotels/us/en/millington/memns/hoteldetail or contact (901) 872-3640.
WHAT: ADRL Memphis Drags III takes place at Memphis International Raceway on Sept. 7-8. It is the eighth race of the 2012 season in the American Drag Racing League (ADRL), and the eighth of 10 races on the 2012 ADRL Tour.
Series includes seven all-professional, eighth-mile drag racing classes: 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 ADRLâ€™s revolutionary NEW SuperCar Showdown will also race at this event.
Pro Junior Dragsters (PJD) compete at each race and there will also be special exhibition jet car runs.
WHEN: Friday and Saturday, Sept. 7-8, 2012
WHERE: Memphis International Raceway, 5500 Victory Lane, Millington, TN 38023
SCHEDULE (Subject to change; all times local)
FRIDAY: Gates Open at 10 a.m. Qualifying Round 1 at 12 p.m.; Qualifying Round 2 at 3:30 p.m.; Qualifying Round 3 at 6:30 p.m.; Jet Car at 9:30 p.m.
SATURDAY: Gates Open at 10 a.m.; Qualifying Round 4 at 12 p.m.; Eliminations Round 1 at 3:30 p.m.; Jet Car at 9 p.m. Final Eliminations at 9:30 p.m.
TICKETS: They are available by calling Â (901) 969-7223
Friday Adult $15; Saturday Adult $15; Full Event Pass Adult $25; All Kids 12-Under Free; General Parking $10/day. All tickets include ADRL VIP pit pass.
CONTACT: To contact the ADRL, call (855) 277-2375 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact MIR at (901) 969-7223 or visit www.racemir.com. For media requests, please contact Josh Hachat with ADRL Communications at (740) 627-1423 or email@example.com