Memphis International Raceway Names Jeff Shumway Director of Race Operations

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
MILLINGTON, Tenn. — Memphis International Raceway and parent company IRG Sports + Entertainment announce the hiring of motorsports industry professional Jeff Shumway as MIR’s director of race operations.

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Shumway will report to MIR General Manager Justin Kamm.

As director of race operations, he will be responsible for track preparation and the race director during dragstrip events.

“Jeff brings a wealth of experience in race operations in working with various promoters from the local to national event level,” Kamm said. “With the addition of Jeff, we want our racers to know that we are fully committed to giving them the best racing experience on and off track.”

Shumway from Medina, Tenn., began his career in motorsports working at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on the track crew before moving to Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in the same capacity. Most recently, Shumway was part of the Safety Safari for the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA).  

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About 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, ARCA races and the IHRA Summit 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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