Feb 26, 2003
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From a press release issued by Daytona International Speedway:<BR><BR>Demo Rides, Displays Highlight Activities At The Speedway<BR><BR>DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Ever dreamed of riding a lightning fast brand new Honda motorcycle or climbing aboard one of Harley-Davidson's new rides?<BR><BR>Well, Daytona International Speedway offers the opportunity to try out the latest and greatest motorcycles with free manufacturer demo rides during Daytona 200 Week.<BR><BR>Motorcycle enthusiasts can check out displays and demo rides from manufacturers such as Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Suzuki, BMW, Aprilia, Moto-Guzzi, Buell, Harley-Davidson, Victory, Indian and Boss Hoss.<BR> <BR>In Honda's demo ride and display area, they'll be showcasing all-new models like the CBR600RR, the CRF250R and the Valkyrie Rune.<BR><BR>Riders must hold a valid motorcycle driver license and DOT approved helmet in order to participate in the demo rides. Demo rides will run Monday, March 3 through Friday, March 7, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and on Saturday, March 8, 9 a.m. -<BR>noon.<BR><BR>In addition to the demo rides, the Speedway will also host vendor displays such as the American Ironhorse, Ducati, Featherlite, Chevy AMA Trucks and the AdvanStar International Motorcycle Show, where riders can pick up the latest in parts, accessories and apparel.<BR><BR>The AdvanStar International Motorcycle Show will be open Wednesday, March 5 through Sunday, March 9, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.<BR><BR>For the first time, the general public will have access to a Dynojet dyno courtesy of Mid City Motorsports, who will be stationed in the DAYTONA USA parking lot. Riders can find out just how much horsepower their own motorcycles generate by putting their ride through its paces on the dyno.<BR><BR>Inside the Speedway, fans will see races from Championship Cup Series, Formula USA, Vintage Road Racing, BMW Motorrad International BoxerCup, American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Professional Road Racing and AMA Supercross<BR>Series.<BR><BR>At Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium on March 7 and 8, the AMA Dirt Track Series will be in action. A fan favorite, the dirt track races are fast and furious.<BR><BR>Daytona 200 Week culminates with the AMA U.S. Superbike season-opening Daytona 200 By Arai on Sunday, March 9 and the Daytona Supercross By Honda on Saturday, March 8 not mention the always-exciting Pro Honda Oils U.S. Supersport on Friday, March 7.<BR><BR>"With demo rides and displays along with all of the exciting motorcycle races, Daytona International Speedway will be the place to be for bikers," Speedway President Robin Braig said.<BR><BR>To purchase tickets for any of the motorcycle races at Daytona International Speedway or at Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium, go online at<BR> or call the Speedway ticket office at (386) 253-7223.<BR><BR><BR><BR><BR>