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The Texas Mile Moves to Victoria, Texas!!!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Texas Mile Speeds to The Crossroads of South Texas in 2017

The Texas Mile Announces New Home at Victoria Regional Airport in Victoria, Texas

 

VICTORIA, TEXAS—The most recognized 1-Mile Top Speed Racing event in the world, The Texas Mile announced Tuesday morning it will establish its new home at Victoria Regional Airport in Victoria, Texas. The Texas Mile hosts over 220 of the fastest performance cars and motorcycles from across the United States to test their fastest speed in a 1 mile stretch. The bi-annual event will take place every March and October with the first event scheduled for March 24-26, 2017.

The Texas Mile welcomes amateur and professional car and motorcycle racers who all share the need for speed- without the fear of tickets or jail time! The Texas Mile was started in October 2003 by Julius (Jay) Matus, II and his wife, Shannon Matus, in Goliad, Texas with 35 participants and relatively no spectators. Over the last 14 years, the event now features over 220 participants and thousands of spectators in attendance. In recent years, the event has taken place at Chase Field Industrial Complex in Beeville, Texas and has brought over $1 million dollars to the local community each year with over 2,700 hotel room nights booked.

“We considered Victoria as the possible new site for The Texas Mile for several years,” said Jay Matus, CEO of The Texas Mile. “With a lot of hotel options and great family tourist attractions for our spectators, we think the time is perfect to move The Texas Mile here permanently,” he added.

“Victoria is very pleased to have such a well-known event like The Texas Mile move here, “said Joel Novosad, Director of the Victoria Convention & Visitors Bureau. “The event will bring hundreds of overnight visitors to Victoria and have significant economic impact for the community.”

For Participants and spectators, convenient amenities will be offered onsite such as local food trucks, merchandise, and shaded spectator viewing areas. Hotels, motels, RV parks, and quaint B&B’s around the Victoria area are excited to welcome racers and fans to make Victoria a comfortable home away from home for the extended weekend.

 

Event Location: Victoria Regional Airport, 609 Foster Field Dr. Victoria, Texas 77904

Event Date: March 24-26, 2017

Event Website: www.texasmile.net

Participant, Spectator, Equipment Contact: info@texasmile.net or (281) 303-1844

Media Relations, Sponsorship, Marketing Contact: marketing@texasmile.net or (832) 360-7725

Social Media: Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheTexasMile

                          Twitter: @TheTexasMile

                          Instagram: @TheTexasMile

The Colorado Mile Registration opens on July 16, 2017 at 5pm Central.

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The Colorado Mile Returns to Watkins, Colorado this September 8-10, 2017

The Colorado Mile will return to Front Range Airport on September 8-10, 2017. If you want to participate in the 1-Mile Top Speed Racing event, Registration opens JULY 16, 2017 at 5pm Central. We invite cars and motorcycles with racers of all levels of expertise to participate. For more information on registering, CLICK HERE

HOW TO REGISTER

  • Before you register for any U.S. Mile event, you will need to make sure you have a U.S. Mile profile set up. You can do this NOW. Every participant must have a Driver’s Profile set up before registering for any event. 
  • At the date/time of registration opening, you will need to LOGIN to your U.S. Mile Profile (Texas Mile Profiles May Be Used As Well)
  • A link will be placed on the main page of your profile to register, Click on the link.
  • The link will direct you to the registration page and allow you to enter which vehicle from your profile you would like to enter into the event. (You can add more than 1)
  • Once you have fully filled out the necessary information, you will get a confirmation that you registered successfully. 
  • The following days after registration you will need to be checking your email regularly for important information pertaining to the event. (Forms you will be needing etc)

If you have any questions about the registration process please call Ashley Flores at (281)303-1844 or email info@usmileracing.com

Spectator Information:

  • $25 per person (ages 12 and under are FREE)
  • Tickets are good for all 3 days, in and out
  • Food Vendors
  • Golf Cart Rentals
  • Overnight RV Camping
  • Awesome Merchandise

Tickets (wrisbands) will be available for purchase at the gate the weekend of the event!