Texas Tornado Boot Camps On For 2018 — Colin Edwards’ Texas Tornado Boot Camp, the premier Yamaha Motor USA and Yamalube USA motorcycle training facility is back in 2018.
Starting off the year for Edwards and crew is the always popular Racer Camp, slated for February 12th through the 18th. Racer Camp is a week-long event which trains and prepares riders of all types before the racing season kicks-off. The week includes on-track curriculum and drills, team activities, four-race points paying series as well as for the first time ever, asphalt instruction.
The tarmac portion of Racer Camp will take place at SpeedSportz Racing Park located in New Caney, TX. SpeedSportz is just a short 30-minute drive from the Tornado compound which includes two tracks, a clubhouse, and amenities. Students will need to bring their own leathers, boots, and gloves. The camp provides all off-road gear including Arai helmets that will work for the pavement. TTBC asks those who register for this camp to have had previous racing experience.
The excitement of Racer Camp doesn’t stop there. Students will be riding alongside special guests such as British Superbike Championship racers James Ellison, Peter Hickman, James Rispoli and World Supersport racer, Sheridan Morais.
Continuing throughout the 2018 season, the Texas Tornado Boot Camp is back in April with the Pre-and Post-Austin MotoGP four-day camps. These camp dates will start just before and after the MotoGP event at the Circuit of the Americas. The TTBC will also be back with a September date as well as the Halloween Edition of Boot Camp happening later in the year.
2018 TTBC Schedule
7-Day Racer Camp – 2/12/18 – 2/18/18
Pre-Austin GP – 4-Day Camp – 4/14/18 – 4/17/18
Post-Austin GP – 4-Day Camp – 4/24/18 – 4/27/18
September – 4-Day Camp – 9/27/18 – 9/30/18
Halloween – 4-Day Camp – 11/1/18 – 11/4/18
The Dirt Wars and Mad Dog racing series will begin in January. Dirt Wars is a one-night “racing under the lights” event which features heat races, LCQ’s and main events. Yamaha TTR-125 machines are provided for the Dirt Wars classes.
Mad Dog racing is a “bring your own bike” event. Mad Dog racing will feature novice, intermediate and pro classes. Visit the website for Mad Dog rules and regulations.
2018 TTBC Racing Schedule
Dirt Wars & Mad Dog Racing – January 20th
Mad Dog Only Racing – March 17th
Dirt Wars & Mad Dog Racing – June 2nd
Mad Dog Only Racing – July 7th
Dirt Wars & Mad Dog Racing – August 25th
Mad Dog National – October 13th
“I can’t wait to get 2018 started at the Boot Camp,” says Colin Edwards. “First, our Racer Camp in February is going to be insane with all of the talent already signed up. I’m trying to plan a few surprises for the Pre-and Post-Austin dates as well. You never know who might drop in! Come have a blast with us. See you soon!”
Registration is now available. Visit http://www.texastornadobootcamp.com/ for details.