2011 Speedway Long Track National Championship Series
Get ready for some Exciting Racing as Bike Days presents the:
SPEEDWAY Long Track National Championship
Riders from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Ontario and Quebec Canada will assemble on May 28th at the Stark County Fairgrounds in Canton, Ohio in pursuit of the #1 Plate representing the Speedway Long Track National Championship.
#1 Jeff Orosz (CAN), takes the lead as Kyle Legault who rides for the Newport Wasps in the British Speedway's Premier League bike sputters and dies. Orosz continued on to win the 2010 Speedway Long Track National Championship. The 9th Annual Bike Days event offers two days of Half Mile Flat Track Racing and Swap Meet this Memorial Weekend Saturday and Sunday May 28 & 29. Bike Days features Round 1 and 2 of the Classic Flat Track National Championship series and the Speedway Long Track National Championship on Saturday. www.bikedays.com. Photo courtesy of Art Leasure.
#4 Warren Diem (PA) passed #52x Chad Rall (OH) to secure second in the "A" Main of the 2010 Speedway Long Track National Championship in Canton, Ohio. Photo courtesy of Art Leasure
This is the ninth year for the Bike Days event that has featured Speedway Long Track Championships and Half Mile Flat Track Motorcycle Racing. There is plenty of excitement and nostalgia for the fans, including the People's Choice Cool Bike Contest, Trials Exhibition, a two day Indoor and Outdoor Swap Meet, Live Music, Food & Drink, and the Miller Lite Beer Garden.
Gates open at 10 am, Hot Laps at 11 am, Heat races begin at 1:00 pm and Opening Ceremony with the National Anthem and the Invocation by Bill Goebel, of the First Baptist Church of Jackson is at 3:30 pm Bike Days emcee - Brian Fowler of www.brianandjoeshow.com will be hosting contests, giving away prizes and announcing Bike Days events along with race track announcer Bob Sigler, of Ohio Outlaw Motorsports.
Kyle Legault who rides for the Newport Wasps in the British Speedway's Premier League shown leading #1 Jeff Orosz (CAN), #30 Dan Wiecht (IN), #52x Chad Rall (OH), and #4 Warren Diem (PA) in the second round of heat races for the 2010 Speedway Long Track National Championship in Canton, Ohio. Photo courtesy of Fox Photography.
Sponsors of the event include: Freedom Harley-Davidson, Miller Lite Racing - Barnett, Dixie Int., Kames Sports, KK M-C Supply, Moose Racing, PJ's Fabricating and Wiseco.
Enjoy this local family friendly event at affordable prices. General admission is $12 for adults each day, kids ages 6-12 $5 and 5 and under are Free. No charge for parking and there is VIP M-C Parking.
The four time Speedway Long Track National Champion Jeff Orosz (center) celebrates with runner up Warren Diem (left), and third place finisher Dan Weicht (right) after the 2010 Speedway Long Track National Championship. Photo courtesy of David Moore Photography.
Stark County Fairgrounds
305 Wertz Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44708
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Scotty Brown (330) 837-5694 www.bikedays.com
Next on the Bike Days schedule is the Ohio Speedway Long Track Championship on Friday, July 15, 2011 at the Fulton County Fairgrounds in Wauseon, Ohio.
Canton - May 28 & 29, 2011 - Speedway Long Track National Championship
Wauseon - July 15, 2011 - Ohio Speedway Long Track Championship