Memphis International Raceway Enhances Staff And Announces Host Hotel

MIR Adds Tyler Crossnoe to Team

January 30, 2014 (Millington, Tenn.) – Memphis International Raceway (MIR) welcomes Tyler Crossnoe to the team. Crossnoe joins MIR as Drag Strip Manager. He will assist in the growth of Memphis International Raceway as we head into our third full season.

Memphis International RacewayCrossnoe joins MIR as Drag Strip Manager in a full time capacity effective February 3, 2014. Previously Crossnoe worked with MIR in a part time capacity in 2013. He brings experience and knowledge from the industry to MIR. Crossnoe will work directly with Paul Cartwright, MIR Director of Race & Facility Operations on track maintenance, track prep and event operations and promotions. Having previous experience working at various other drag racing facilities and companies, Crossnoe comes to MIR from VP Racing after working as a Traction Compound Specialist.

“I am pleased to have Tyler join the team here at MIR,” said Paul Cartwright, “Tyler is a hard-working and energetic addition to our team.” Cartwright continued, “As we expand our racing schedules at each of our facilities, Tyler will assist me in making each event successful.”

“We have one of the most versatile and premier motorsport and entertainment facilities and it is my goal to assemble a great team at MIR,” said Pam Kendrick, Vice-President of MIR. “By adding Crossnoe to the team, we will continue to move in the right direction to ensure the success of the track.”


Memphis International Raceway™ (MIR) is pleased to announce Page Properties, with three properties in the Millington area, will partner as Host Hotel and Preferred Hotels for the 2014 and 2015 season. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites will be MIR’s Host Hotel while Admiralty of Plantation Oaks and Admiralty Suites & Inn will both serve as Preferred Hotels.

This partnership will continue to create mutual opportunities for all involved, including the potential for Page Properties to expand its offsite event offerings for guests, groups and conferences. Memphis International Raceway will partner with Holiday Inn Express & Suites as the Host Hotel for all MIR promoted events. Both Admiralty properties will join the Quality Inn and Hampton Inn as preferred hotels, with each property offering all corporate and track participants’ accommodations and event packages.

“With the accommodations available in the market, the hotel partnerships will fit in with many programs MIR is offering in the 2014-2015 season.” said Pam Kendrick, Vice President & General Manager of Memphis International Raceway. “Aligning our facility with these great properties – with the ability to extend these services to customers – while offering their clients an exciting new venue for off-site excursions will enhance tourism in Millington and Shelby County.”

Christopher Thomas, General Manager of the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites added, “Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Millington, managed by Page Properties, is excited to be supporting MIR. Our continued partnership and commitment to community-wide events and activities helped develop the relationships we have today, and we are truly blessed to be a corporate sponsor.”

These great locations are just minutes from Memphis International Raceway in Millington, TN, providing great customer service. “We look forward to the continued growth of motorsports in our great town as Memphis International Raceway expands its event schedule each year,” noted Kendrick. The partner hotels will also offer many race and stay packages over the course of the relationship.

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