Daytona 200: More Event Info Including Two-Up Superbike Rides – Roadracing World Magazine

Monster Energy will be sponsoring the 81st Annual Bike Week at DAYTONA!

Tickets start at $45 for the 52nd DAYTONA Supercross and $35 for DAYTONA 200

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 23, 2022) – When thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts visit Daytona Beach for Bike Week in March, they’ll experience added excitement and action as Monster Energy will be a major part of a host of events that will make up the 81st Annual Bike Week at DAYTONA presented by Monster Energy, March 4-12.

“Monster Energy is very excited to be a part of this year’s Bike Week with Daytona International Speedway,” said Dave Gowland, vice president – Motorsports for Monster Energy. “The two major components of Monster Energy are racing and lifestyle, which are part of Monster’s DNA. It’s fitting that Monster spends and invests in, if not the biggest, best bike week this country has ever had. has to offer.We are ready for Bike Week at DAYTONA presented by Monster Energy.

Monster brings the action with a week full of excitement. Plans are to have a host of monster athletes on hand and hold autograph sessions, including Off-Road and Dakar champion Casey Currie with his Drift Jeep and Keith Sayers (FMX) as well as the Harley Unknown Industries stuntmen. Also in attendance will be FMX stars Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg, Axell Hodges, Blake “Bilko” Williams, Taka Higashino and Vicki Golden. The timing of these sessions is to be determined.

Plus, there will be plenty of Monster entertainment demos, including one with daily QuarterPipe High Air demos featuring the biggest names in the X Games, plus two FREE concerts – Face To Face on Wednesday, March 9 and Steel Panther. Friday (March 11). Both concerts, which will take place in Lot 4 outside the Turn 4 tunnel entrance, are brought to you by Monster Energy. Please note that the schedule of events and appearances may change.

The rich tradition of the 81st Annual Bike Week at DAYTONA presented by Monster Energy will feature DAYTONA Supercross and the DAYTONA 200. Tickets are on sale now for both scheduled events.

DAYTONA Supercross

The 52nd DAYTONA Supercross, the most demanding course of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship season – and the only AMA Supercross event in the state of Florida in 2022, is scheduled for Saturday, March 5. The 80th running of the DAYTONA 200, hosted by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike and North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series, takes place a week later on Saturday, March 12 at the World Center of Racing.

DAYTONA Supercross is the longest continuous Supercross race in America dating back to 1971 and features the best racers in the world. It could also be an event of epic and historic proportions. Eli Tomac will be aiming for a record sixth victory that would lift him out of a tie with the greatest of all time, Ricky Carmichael, with five DAYTONA Supercross titles. Tomac has won the last three (2019, ’20, ’21) and five of the last six (2016, ’17). For the 15th consecutive year, Carmichael will lend its signature design to the most grueling Supercross course on the circuit.

General Admission Advanced Seating for DAYTONA Supercross is only $45.00. Children 6-12 are $15 and children 5 and under are free in general admission areas. Trackside Access, which allows fans to view the race while standing on the front stretch of the 2.5-mile tri-oval, is available for an additional $20 and brings fans closer to the action than anywhere else on the Supercross circuit. ; children 5 and under are free. Access to the Monster Energy AMA Supercross pits is free during the day for all ticket holders.

Hospitality packages including the Rolex 24 Lounge ($265.00), President’s Row and Loge Boxes are on sale. Infield parking is available in advance for $10. Two “Track Walks” will take place on Saturday from 3-3:10 p.m. and 5:15-5:25 p.m. and can be purchased for only $75.00 (must be accompanied by a race ticket).

DAYTONA 200

The DAYTONA 200, which showcases the incredible machines on the high banks of Daytona International Speedway as well as the indoor road course, offers tickets from $35 for front seats only and $45 for front seats coupled with access on the ground, which includes the garages and the UNOH. Fan zone. Parking is also available for $20 in advance.

The DAYTONA 200 will feature new rules based on the proposed technical rules for World Supersport 2022, which take into consideration several performance-related elements that set benchmarks for balancing a wide variety of middleweight performance machines. The DAYTONA 200 will not be included as part of the MotoAmerica Supersport Championship, leaving the opportunity for top riders around the world to compete for the $175,000 purse and contingency minimum that will be offered.

In addition to the DAYTONA 200, the MotoAmerica weekend at Daytona International Speedway will be the opening round of the 2022 MotoAmerica King Of The Baggers Championship, marking the first time Baggers has raced the high banks of a Superspeedway with speeds that should exceed 160 mph, as well as the first round of the Twins Cup championship.

Another part of the DAYTONA 200 weekend excitement is the Dunlop ECSTAR Suzuki Two-Seat Superbike program where fans can spin around Daytona International Speedway with a professional superbike racer at speeds of up to 150 mph ! All proceeds from the Dunlop ECSTAR Suzuki Two-Seat Superbike program go to the Roadracing World Action Fund, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on improving circuit safety through the deployment of soft barriers. Fans must be 18 to ride. The price is $500 per person and includes general weekend admission and a weekend parking pass.

A host of Bike Week At DAYTONA presented by Monster Energy camping packages to take in both event weekends are also available where families can make Daytona their home for a week. All ticketing and parking options are available at www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com or by calling 1-800-PITSHOP. Additionally, fans and visitors can enjoy the Bike Week Motorcycle Marketplace at Daytona International Speedway available. The region’s largest motorcycle market will showcase the country’s best motorcycle parts, apparel vendors and more.

Fans can stay connected with Daytona International Speedway on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for the latest speedway news. For more information on all events, visit www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com or call 1-800-PITSHOP.

About Monster Energy

Based in Corona, California, Monster Energy is the leading distributor of energy drinks and alternative beverages. Refusing to recognize the traditional, Monster Energy supports the scene and the sport. Whether it’s motocross, off-road, NASCAR, MMA, BMX, surfing, snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding or the rock and roll lifestyle, Monster Energy is a brand that believes in the authenticity and at the heart of what its sports, athletes and musicians represent. More than a drink, it’s the way of life lived by athletes, sportspeople, bands, believers and fans. Learn more about Monster Energy, including all of its beverages, at www.monsterenergy.com.

About Daytona International Speedway

Daytona International Speedway is a state-of-the-art motorsports facility and received SportsBusiness Journal’s prestigious Sports Business Award for Sports Facility of the Year in 2016. Daytona International Speedway is home to the Great American Race – the DAYTONA 500. Although the NASCAR Cup Series season-opening event attracts the most attention – as well as the biggest audience in motorsport – the roughly 500-acre motorsports complex, also known as the name of World Center of Racing, offers the most diverse racing calendar in the world. In addition to at least nine major event weekends, the grounds of the Speedway are also used extensively for events such as concerts, civic and social gatherings, car shows, photo shoots, vehicle test drives, production and training of police motorcycles.

Joseph K. Bennett