#MYRsports: Wheels of Destruction series begins at Myrtle Beach Speedway on Wednesday

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The Myrtle Beach Speedway will premiere the first show in their new original thrill series, "Wheels of Destruction," on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.

 This is the first time a show like this has been tried on the Grand Strand and a variety of acts and stunts will be assembled from around the United States.  Veteran stunt man, Chris Morena will headline the show with car jumps, rollovers and skill driving.  Freestyle Motocross rider Clint Esposito is set to do X Games style stunts.  Local stunt motorcycle riders Glen Milbert of Armadillo Stunt Riders will be performing along with Jon Martin of Team Myrtle West.  These two will bring along additional motorcycle riders who will perform on the tracks asphalt front straight stretch.

Jeff Kipe and Marshall Eggerling, founders of Myrtle Beach Drift, will bring along local drifters Jason Richards, Joe Gorseski, Nate Roberts to power slide and billow smoke from their rear tires. Wheels of Destruction will also feature skid plate, school bus racing, and fireworks.

Gates for the Wednesday night events will be open at 5 p.m. with the, “Wheels of Destruction” Thrill Show beginning at 7:15 p.m.  Admission is $15 for adults and $6 for children ages thirteen and under.

To read the full press release, visit the Myrtle Beach Speedway site.

For a preview, check out Chris Morena's stunt reel below.  I wonder what this guy's life insurance premiums look like.