Arenacross Championship Series Announces Race Schedule - News - Dirt Rider Magazine

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.About the Advanstar Powersports Group
The Powersports Group is the biggest producer worldwide for trade and consumer shows in the powersports industry, including the single largest aftermarket trade-only event: the Dealernews International Powersports Dealer Expo. In addition to Dealer Expo, Advanstar's powersports shows encompass nearly every product in all segments of the industry. ACI's Big Twin East and West shows represent the passion of Big Twin, bringing together the manufacturers, builders, and buyers who power the marketplace. Targeting motorcycle markets across the country, Advanstar's Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows presented by Toyota Trucks draws more than 600,000 powersports consumers. Newly launched Arenacross Championship Series will debut in Fort Worth, Texas as stop one of a 12-event indoor dirt bike race series for competitors, racers, and fans of all ages. The powersports group also publishes leading trade publications Dealernews magazine and American Big Twin Dealer, as well as event-associated consumer publications Powersports Magazine, Hollister Guide, and Sturgis Guide.About Advanstar Communications, Inc.
Advanstar Communications Inc. is a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Life Sciences and Powersports industries. Advanstar serves business professionals and consumers in these industries with its portfolio of 55 expositions and conferences, 55 publications and directories, 75 electronic publications and Web sites, as well as educational and direct marketing products and services. Market leading brands and a commitment to delivering innovative, quality products and services enables Advanstar to "Connect Our Customers With Theirs." Advanstar has roughly 1,000 employees and currently operates from multiple offices in North America and Europe.