MOTORCYCLE RIDERS CAN GET PLENTY OF SEAT TIME AT HPT IN '06
TOPEKA, Kan. (Feb. 28, 2006) -- For road racers that prefer two wheels instead of four, the 2006 season at Heartland Park Topeka will provide ample opportunities to get on track. With new amenities and ultra-smooth asphalt, motorcycle riders will find that the improvements made at the track have transformed the facility, and have also made Heartland Park Topeka motorcycle-friendly.
The professional riders of the American Sportbike Racing Association (ASRA) are on-track June 16-18, with a Heartland Park sponsored test day set for June 15. ASRA marks the first professional motorcycle road racing event at Heartland Park Topeka since 2003. The weekend will also include Championship Cup Series (CCS) Midwest and Great Plains regional racing.
CCS racers are back at Heartland Park Topeka Aug. 5-6, with a Heartland Park test day set for Aug. 4.
In addition to the ASRA and CCS dates, Heartland Park Topeka has partnered with Visionsports Riding Schools to provide instruction during six open track days. The Heartland Park Track Days include April 10, May 8, June 14, July 17, Sept. 11, and Oct. 23. Interested riders can sign up now at www.hpt.com.
Sportbike Track Time (STT) will also provide limited endurance days and riding instruction on May 13 and Aug. 7, and a riding school June 24-25. STAR Motorcycle School will be at Heartland Park Topeka July 10-11. The 2006 motorcycle season at Heartland Park Topeka concludes with the Northeast Sportbike Association (NESBA) Nov. 4-5.
Heartland Park Topeka, a multi-purpose facing facility located in Toepka, Kan. annually hosts NHRA POWERade drag racing, the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), and many other pro and amateur drag, road, and dirt track racing events throughout the race season.