Daytona Supercross By Honda By The NumbersThursday, March 2, 2006 | 11:26 AM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 2, 2006) - 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:
¼ Mileage of the Supercross course from start to finish
3 Number of men working to build the track
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 www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com or call 1-800-PITSHOP.