Troy, Michigan — The third season of indoor racing for the Midwest Indoor Racing Series will conclude with a trip to the eastside of the state of Michigan. Perani Arena & Event Center in Flint, Michigan will serve as hosts of the 2015 MIRS Season Championships on Saturday, March 7th. The 2014/2015 MIRS Champions will be crowned throughout the weekend in all MIRS classes. An optional Practice Day has been set for Friday, March 6th. More details on this event are coming soon.
Early entries are pouring into the home offices in Troy, Michigan and they are led by 2011 ARCA/CRA Super Series Champion and Rookie of the Year, Derrick Griffin who will make his MIRS debut in the premier 600cc Non-Winged Mini Sprint division. The South Bend, Indiana standout qualified seventh out of 62 cars in the prestigious Snowball Derby this past December at Five Flags Speedway (FL) and the 23-year-old also competed last season, on a part-time basis, in the Top Speed ICAR Modified Tour recording three wins and an addition two runner-up finishes in just seven starts.
Former ASA National Tour veteran, Dave Sensiba will race along-side Griffin in the Mini Sprints as the 51-year-old from Middleville, Michigan will steer the #21 Joker Motorsports machine normally piloted by Clay Sanders. More early entries includes a plethora of former winners in MIRS as John Ivy leads the way in the Great Lakes Tire Go-Karts Open division while Shawn Kluck and Josh McKnight have entered the Go-Karts Heavy Clones. Daniel Hoffman has filed his entry in the Go-Karts 360s while 15-year-old Sam Weaver will graduate from the Gold Plates to make his debut in the 360s.
The brother / sister combination of 12-year-old Corey Smith and 10-year-old Casey Smith are both entered in two divisions within the Quarter Midget ranks while Jayson Mikula will look to add to his all-time lead in career Feature Wins in the Lawn Mowers division.
Entry Forms are available as pit selections will be done in the order entries are received. Entry forms must be submitted with payment by Monday, March 2nd to receive “Pre-Registration Discount”. For more information, go to the “Event Info” page located on the Midwest Indoor Racing Series website listed at the bottom.
Hooters Restaurants of Flint, Michigan will be giving out 20% discounts to all MIRS ticket and credential holders throughout the 2015 MIRS Season Championships Weekendon Friday and Saturday night, March 6–7th. Hooters of Flint is located at 3415 Miller Road in Flint, Michigan 48507. To learn more about Hooters Restaurants nationwide, visit the restaurants’ website located at: www.hooters.com
The Holiday Inn Express Flint-Campus Area is the choice hotel for the 2015 MIRS Season Championship Weekend at Perani Arena & Events Center. Race teams can book under “Midwest Indoor Racing” for just $79.99 per night. The Holiday Inn Express Flint-Campus Area is located just five minutes from Perani Arena & Event Center at 1150 Robert T. Longway Boulevard in Flint, Michigan 48503. To book your rooms, go to the hotel website located at: http://www.ihg.com/
To learn more about the Midwest Indoor Racing Series and to inquire about sponsorship opportunities available for the 2015 MIRS Season Championship Weekend, email or call MCRP/MIRS President, Scott Menlen at: [email protected] and/or (586) 201-0378. You can also go to the series website located at:www.midwestindoorracingseries.
-Midwest Indoor Racing Series Press Release