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The Texas Mile Moves Back to Beeville, Texas!

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Rev-Up Your Engines! Top Speed Racing Returns to Beeville, TX Oct. 2020
September 30, 2020 / Beeville, Texas / Texas Mile and Bee Development Authority Press Release

Beeville, Texas- Motor sports fans, ARE you READY to see some of the fastest 1-mile cars and motorcycles in the world compete at The Texas Mile?!?! WE ARE!!! Oct. 30 – Nov. 1, 2020 at Chase Field in Beeville, TX.

The Texas Mile owners, Jay and Shannon Matus, collaborated with the Bee Development Authority (BDA) and Executive Director, Jaime Arrisola at Chase Field Industrial and Airport Complex in Beeville, TX to secure the 1.5-mile runway 13/31 and its parallel taxi-way and adjacent tarmac for this October’s Top Speed Racing Competition.

Shannon Matus of The Texas Mile said, “We are ecstatic to be back home in Beeville, TX. We are conducting the event on a different runway. We are calling this Chase 2.0! With this being a new runway for our competitors to challenge, new records will begin this Oct. 2020.

We also have many new plans and an exciting new competitor to announce. Plus, you can expect our current record holders to be in attendance as they are part of the fabric of what makes us The Texas Mile Family! Furthermore, core to our values is ensuring we are a good steward of the opportunities we are given to positively impact people, businesses and community as we move back to Beeville, TX.  Stay tuned to social media and your local news organizations for updates.”

“As we continue to look for ways to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the BDA Board of Directors are proud to make this announcement,” said Bee Development Authority Executive Director, Jaime Arrisola. “Bringing the Texas Mile back to Bee County will provide a much-needed injection of funds to our local business community, which is the backbone of our economy.”

Some history for those of you that are new to this legacy event.
Introduction Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJ46mtfFEaA

For 17-years, twice a year, The Texas Mile has transformed an airport runway in the Coastal Bend area of Texas into a world-renowned motorsports festival and proving grounds for manufacturers, after-market suppliers, and vehicle tuners. The Texas Mile hosts amateur and professional car and motorcycle enthusiasts from around the globe for an ultimate Top Speed Racing experience. It is a man-and-machine challenge. Participants race against the mile-per-hour clock with “No Speed Limit” to capture their top speed at the 1-mile marker.

“This is a community centric event everyone enjoys,” says Shannon Matus, who started the event in 2003 with Jay Matus in nearby communities of Goliad, then to Beeville, then to Victoria and now back home to Beeville, TX.  “Our event caters to enhancing the experience of all engaged in the event whether you are physically present or online. It has a very “personal feel” to it while at the same time is considered a “big-time” racing event.”

The Texas Mile originally began with 35 participants and now features more than 220 competitors. It has become a tradition and destination event for many people, families, businesses and civic organizations in the United States, Canada and Mexico as well as gained a significant following internationally.

Event Dates: October 30 – November 1, 2020
Event Location: Chase Field Industrial and Airport Complex, Beeville, TX
Event Contact: info@texasmile.net, 281-303-1844
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheTexasMile
Web site: www.texasmile.net and www.theusmileracing.com

 

Event Location: Chase Field Industrial Complex and Airport

Event Date: October 30-November 1, 2020

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

Arkansas Mile

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

No Speed Limit Weekend Racing to Blytheville

Fulfill the Need for Speed at The Arkansas Mile June 3-5, 2016

BLYTHEVILLE, AR— Fulfill the need for speed this June 3-5, 2016 at the Arkansas Aeroplex in Blytheville, Arkansas as gear heads, car enthusiasts and spectators will gather to witness some of the fastest cars and motorcycles in the world race full throttle down the 1-mile stretch of concrete. All with one question in mind—Who will earn the prestigious title of setting the 1-mile top-speed record at the inaugural event? Behind the “No Speed Limit” event coming to Blytheville is the team from most well- known 1-mile racing event in the world, The Texas Mile and their sister company, The U.S. Mile.

The Arkansas Mile welcomes street legal street sport cars, motorcycles, trucks and concept race cars. It features everyday people as amateur participants, novices, and professional racers alike who all share the need for speed- without the fear of tickets or jail time!

The concept is simple: drivers line up and go as fast as possible for one mile. The goal? To set the fastest MPH record at the event, be the fastest car, truck or motorcycle in your vehicle’s class or just achieve a personal best.

In attendance will be The Texas Mile Top Speed Record Holder, a modified 2006 Ford GT by M2K Motorsports out of Houston, TX. In April, the undisputed “King of Speed” ran 279.9 MPH breaking their own previous record of 278 MPH at the 1-mile mark. With a new event and new record to be set, M2K plans to continue their reign and set the top speed at The Arkansas Mile.

Check out the Arkansas Mile to get a true VIP motorsports experience where you can hang out with the participants, get under the hoods of some of the fastest cars and motorcycles from across the world and enjoy a front row seat along The U.S. Mile’s newest 1-mile track.

The Arkansas Mile will be teaming up with the other motorsports festivities happening the weekend of June 3-5, 2016 at the Arkansas Aeroplex; including the Cars and Cycles Against Cancer fundraiser, the British National Meet and welcoming television host, Dennis Gage of “My Classic Car” to Blytheville for an explosive motorsports weekend. Alongside The Arkansas Mile, spectators will also get full access to the FPV Experience- top speed drone racing happening onsite.

Don’t miss out on your chance to challenge the new Arkansas Mile in your own vehicle and see some of the fastest vehicles in the world achieve their top speed in 1-Mile. For more information, please visit www.arkansasmile.com.

Event Location: 4701 Memorial Dr. Blytheville, AR 72315- Runway 18/36
Event Date: Friday- Sunday, June 3-5, 2016
Amazing SPECTATOR Event: $25 per person, children 12 & under get free entry, spectator tickets are good for all three days
Spectator Schedule: Friday 8:45 AM- Dusk, Saturday 8:45 AM- Dusk, Sunday 8:45AM- 4PM
Participant Registration: Register online at www.arkansasmile.com
Create Your Racer Profile: www.theusmileracing.com/registration
Contact: info@usmileracing.com or (281) 303-1844
Social Links: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

The U.S. Mile Announces Event Locations, Expansion for 2016

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As The U.S. Mile wraps up 2015, we want to thank everyone- sponsors, participants, spectators, staff, and vendors who made the first Colorado Mile a success. For event results, please click here.

 In October, we celebrated the 13th anniversary of The Texas Mile in Beeville, Texas with a perfect storm. The weekend event acquired the nickname “The Monsoon Mile”. Although the event faced an upheaval of storms over the weekend, we conducted the FIRST EVER 1-mile night runs to extend dry track time for participants. For event results, please click here.

 The U.S. Mile is looking forward to a great year in 2016 with the addition of The Arkansas Mile with its home in Blytheville, Arkansas! More announcements regarding event dates, registration, participant information, etc. coming soon.

Join our e-mail list to stay up to date: click here to join e-mail list.

 Events in 2016: The Texas Mile, The Arkansas Mile, The Colorado Mile 

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The U.S. Mile Expands to the Arkansas Delta- June 3-5, 2016

The Arkansas Mile

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The U.S. Mile Expands to the Arkansas Delta- June 3-5, 2016

PEARLAND, TX– The U.S. Mile, the team behind infamous 1-Mile land speed racing events, such as The Texas Mile and The Colorado Mile, announced its second expansion and third 1-mile racing event, The Arkansas Mile. The Arkansas Mile will attract gear heads, car enthusiasts and spectators alike to gather at the Arkansas International Airport in Blytheville, Arkansas next summer on June 3-5, 2016. The event will bring the same “heart and soul” to racers in the Arkansas Delta as it has to South Texas over the last 13 years.

“Blytheville is less than a one-day drive from 50 percent of the population of the United States,” stated Barrett Harrison, President of the Arkansas Aeroplex. With an ideal location, The Arkansas Mile will welcome drivers of street legal cars, motorcycles, trucks, and concept race cars to test their top speeds on a 1-mile stretch of concrete.

The concept is simple: drivers line up and go as fast as possible for one mile. The goal is to set the fastest MPH record at the event, be the fastest car, truck or motorcycle in your vehicle’s class or just to achieve a personal best speed record.

Liz Smith with the Blytheville Area Chamber of Commerce said, “We are thrilled to host the First ‘Arkansas Mile’ in Blytheville. Our entire business community looks forward to rolling out the red carpet to drivers and visitors alike, and no red carpet can match an Arkansas Delta red carpet!” The Texas Mile located in Beeville, Texas is known to boost the local economy over event weekends, bringing in thousands of people from across the U.S., Canada, and other countries.

The Arkansas Mile will be teaming up with the other motorsports festivities happening the weekend of June 3-5, 2016 at the Arkansas Aeroplex; including the Cars and Cycles Against Cancer fundraiser, British National Meet and welcoming television host, Dennis Gage of “My Classic Car” to Blytheville. Throughout the weekend, spectators will witness racers going full throttle, see performance vehicles up close and personal and celebrate the lives of friends and loved ones fighting or have fought cancer.

Don’t miss out on your chance to challenge the new Arkansas Mile in your own vehicle and see some of the fastest vehicles in the world achieve their top speed in 1-Mile. For more information, please visit www.theusmileracing.com.

U.S. Mile Racing

Event Location: 4701 Memorial Dr. Blytheville, AR 72315 - Runway 18/36

Event Date: Friday-Sunday, June 3-5, 2016

Racer Registration: Registration opens Sunday, April 10, 2016 5:00pM CDT

Create Your Racer Profile: http://www.theusmileracing.com/registration/profile/?newuser

Participant and Spectator Information Contact: Ashley Flores (281) 303-1844  info@usmileracing.com

Sponsors, Vendors, and Media Contact: Jennifer Matus (832) 360-7725 marketing@usmileracing.com

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The U.S. Mile Presents: The Colorado Mile

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Registration for The Colorado Mile is

COMING SOON! 

Don’t miss out on the 2015 Colorado Mile Inaugural Event!

 Join us this Labor Day Weekend and help kick-off the Inaugural  at the Colorado Mile at Front Range Airport September 4-6, 2015. Come join us for the Inaugural weekend and help kick-off The Mile–Colorado style!

Registration for The Colorado Mile will open on Monday, July 20, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. CST.

All-Electric “Zombie 222″ Breaks Speed Record

All-Electric “Zombie 222″ Breaks Speed Record

Apr 3, 2015

Dark Horse

The story of a record-shattering, all-electric ’68 Mustang

By Michael Zelenko

The world’s most expensive supercars can hit 60 miles per hour in less than three seconds. The fastest production car in the world, the Hennessey Venom GT, does it in 2.7; Lamborghini’s 602-horsepower V-10-powered Huracán has been unofficially clocked at 2.5. If you were sitting in a Huracán right now, you could go from zero to 60 in less time than it takes to read this sentence. But somewhere in a Texas garage sits a strange car that’s even quicker: a 1968 Mustang fastback known as the Zombie 222, and it’s entirely electric.

M2K Motorsports Ford GT 278MPH @ The Texas Mile

M2K Motorsports Ford GT 278MPH @ The Texas Mile

Nov 21, 2013

Watch How This Team Got A Ford GT To Do 278 MPH At The Texas Mile. Here’s what the proud owner had to say about it:

“The Ford GT was built and tuned by M2K Motorsports out of Fulshear, Texas. This is the same car that held the previous record at the Texas Mile at speeds of 257.7mph, 263.3mph and 267.6mph.

Ford GT Hits 278 MPH In Texas Mile

Ford GT Hits 278 MPH In Texas Mile

Nov 21, 2013

A modified Ford GT has broken the Texas Mile speed record, again.

The M2K Motorsports GT reached 278 mph over one mile from a standing start, making it the fastest vehicle ever to run at the biannual Texas speed fest.

What’s Happening in Houston

What’s Happening in Houston

Sep 18, 2013

Houston serves up nationally recognized dining, shopping, entertainment and nightlife. We have world-class attractions and events. Best of all, you’ll find a number of things that are budget-friendly or free. In fact, there’s so many things to do in Houston, you may want to schedule an extra day or two to your trip!