Courtesy of DIS Public Relations
DAYTONA BEACH FL – The high-flying, two-wheel action of supercross
under the lights returns to Daytona International Speedway for the
Daytona Supercross by Honda on Friday, March 10. The best dirt riders
in the country including Ricky Carmichael, Chad Reed and James Stewart
visit the “World Center of Racing” to take on one of the toughest
courses on the circuit.
The 65th Daytona 200 By Honda, scheduled for Saturday, March 11 at
historic Daytona International Speedway, will feature the Formula
Xtreme Series from the American Motorcycle Association (AMA) in a
68-lap event on the Speedway’s redesigned 2.95-mile road course.
Following are some interesting numbers about the Daytona Supercross by Honda dirt course being built by DIRT WURX USA:
30+ Years of experience Rich Winkler, DIRT WURX USA founder and former
AMA professional rider has in Motocross racing, Motocross and
Supercross event production and racetrack design and construction
65 – Jumps on the track
160 – Number of dump trucks of dirt to build the course which is located on the infield tri-oval
180 – Number of man-hours to build the course
600 – Number of 2 x 9 Styrofoam blocks which will be used for safety along the course
3,520 – Tons of dirt to build the track
80,000 – Square feet of plastic to protect the course from the elements until next week’s event
For information and tickets for the Daytona Supercross by Honda and the 65th Daytona 200 by Honda, visit http://www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com or call 1-800-PITSHOP.
Daytona International Speedway
1801 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach FL 32114