Advanstar Announces Its Arenacross Schedule

Paul Carruthers | July 20, 2005

The following release is from Advanstar…

Advanstar Communications – a leading publisher of print, event, and online media for the powersports, off-road, and automotive aftermarket industries — today released the schedule for its 2005-2006 Arenacross Championship Series.

The Arenacross Championship Series will kick off its national professional and amateur racing tour at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas on November 4-6, 2005 in conjunction with the 25th Annual Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows Presented by Toyota Trucks.

Four of the 12 race Arenacross series events will be held in conjunction with the flagship International Motorcycle Shows brand, Advanstar will offer a Mega Motorcycle Weekend to fans, racers, sponsors, and supporters alike. Through discounted combo ticket pricing, special racing features and event promotions, the latest accessories and merchandise for sale, and even more branding and exposure opportunities for sponsors, enthusiasts of all ages are in store for action, value, and excitement like never before.

“Advanstar’s commitment to building a breakthrough Arenacross Championship Series, including an all-star race program produced by a hand-picked veteran staff, will enable us to capture the hearts and minds of fans, riders and teams at every stop along the way,” said Mike Kidd, Race Director for Advanstar Communications. “Backed with strong industry support, we have designed and created our new series to enhance Arenacross racing. From opening ceremonies to the final checkered flag, that’s exactly what we’ll do,” Kidd added

The complete Arenacross Championship Series race schedule is as follows:

Nov 4-6, 2005* Ft. Worth Convention Center, Ft. Worth, TX

Nov 11-13, 2005 The Family Arena, St. Louis, MO

Nov 18-20, 2005* Denver Coliseum, Denver, CO

Dec 2-4, 2005 The E-Center, Salt Lake City, UT

Dec 9-11, 2005* Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA

Dec 16-18, 2005 Glendale Arena, Glendale, AZ

Jan 6-8, 2006 Sovereign Center, Reading, PA

Jan 13-15, 2006 Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Winston-Salem, NC

Jan 20-22, 2006 Cricket Arena, Charlotte, NC

Jan 27-29, 2006 Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center Arena, Augusta, GA

Feb 3-5, 2006* Target Center, Minneapolis, MN

Feb 10-12, 2006 Tulsa Convention Center Arena, Tulsa, OK

*Indicates round in conjunction with the 25th Annual Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows® Presented by Toyota Trucks

Paul Carruthers | Editor

Paul Carruthers took over as the editor of Cycle News in 1993 after serving as associate editor since starting his career at the publication in 1985. Carruthers has covered every facet of the sport in his near-28-year tenure at America's Daily Motorcycle News Source.