Car Chix Ladies Only Drag Race Coming to The World Series of Drag Racing at Memphis

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 5, 2016 – The world’s longest continually running drag racing event, the World Series of Drag Racing presented by Sunoco and the Memphis Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, is making its big debut at Memphis International Raceway August 26 & 27, and the line-up continues to get even bigger and better. Just announced, Car Chix, the premier motorsports organization for women, will be bringing their high profile Ladies Only Drag Race to the World Series of Drag Racing at Memphis International Raceway!

“We are excited to have Car Chix and their Ladies Only Drag Race join the World Series of Drag Racing at Memphis International Raceway and we know our fans are going to enjoy the great ladies only competition and seeing and meeting top female drivers,” said Pam Kendrick, President, Memphis International Raceway.

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Photo Credit: Mark Andrew Photography

Calling all female racers and women of motorsports!  This is your big chance to run with the pros at the most historic drag race in the world, the World Series of Drag Racing!  The Car Chix Ladies Only Drag Race is open to all female racers with two classes to choose from: Car Chix Street & Car Chix Pro.  In addition to cash, prizes and trophies for first and second-place racers, awards will be presented for Best Burnout, Fastest MPH, Hottest Ride and Best Reaction Time!

The Car Chix will be joining some of the biggest names in drag racing including: two-time NHRA Pro Stock Champion, Erica Enders-Stevens; the “First Lady of Drag Racing” Shirley Muldowney; Don “Big Daddy” Garlits; NHRA Funny Car Champion Del Worsham; six-time IHRA Top Fuel Champion, Clay Millican; three-time NHRA Top Fuel Champion Larry Dixon; five-time Pro Stock Champion, Jeg Coughlin and more!

“We are beyond excited to present the Car Chix Ladies Only Drag Race during the World Series of Drag Racing at Memphis International Raceway,” stated Jeanette DesJardins. Car Chix President & Founder, “This is a great opportunity for female racers of all racing levels to meet and race with some of the most influential women in racing and motorsports.”

Car Chix is the premier motorsports organization for women.  They advertise, promote and support women in motorsports and the automotive industries.  Car Chix is best known for presenting empowering events throughout the country, including the Car Chix Ladies Only Drag Races, the annual Car Chix Women of Motorsports Contest and prestigious charity fundraisers, such as the Drag Racing for Life Breast Cancer Fundraiser.  They are partnered with one of the leading computer upgrade and service companies in the United States, Other World Computing and OWC Pro It Services, as well as, Chicago Intermodal Trucking, Crank It Media and Redhorse Performance, Inc.

For more information on the Car Chix Ladies Only Drag Race during the World Series of Drag Racing at Memphis International Raceway, please visit: www.CarChix.com or www.RaceMIR.com.

World Series of Drag Racing tickets range from $25 to $63 for a two-day pass and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com at this link: http://bit.ly/WSOD2016.

Memphis International Raceway can be found online:

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About Memphis International Raceway

Memphis International Raceway originally opened as Memphis Motorsports Park on over 340 acres in Millington, Tennessee, just outside of Memphis in 1986. Memphis International Raceway is state-of-the-art venue and one of the most popular raceways in the country for racers and spectators alike. As a leader in its operating form and function, Memphis International Raceway seeks to provide its drivers with a higher level of challenge, excellence and opportunity. Memphis International Raceway includes a quarter-mile drag strip, three-quarter mile paved oval, and a paved road course. Memphis International Raceway is owned and operated by IRG Sports + Entertainment Company, a TPG portfolio company.

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