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Motorcycles On Ice - Xtreme International Ice Racing

Motorcycles On Ice – Xtreme International Ice Racing


January 28, 2017 – Showtime: 7:30pm, Doors Open: 6:30pm
Tickets & Parking – Tickets: $10 – $25 Parking: $10.00
Suites – 12 Person: $662.21; 24 Person: $1,334.51 View Suite Information
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On Sale Tuesday, November 22nd @ Noon
 
XIIR, pronounced “X, double I, R, (Xtreme International Ice Racing) is a Professional Racing tour… ON ICE! Man and machine going from 0-60mph in under 3 seconds! Speedway bikes and quads are modified and compete on an indoor ice arena. There are over 2000 metal studs added to the tires and there are NO BRAKES! What does that mean…? PURE ADRENALINE! It is THE fastest sport on ice and one of the fastest sports in the world. The rush of so much power and speed on something as unpredictable as ice, has whipped audiences into a frenzy and gained new fans across the country.


Don’t be fooled by the appearance of the Speedway Bike. It’s more than just a mountain bike with an engine. It’s engine is equivalent to a 1200 cc crotch rocket engine in a mountain bike frame, 4-stroke, 4-valve engine that runs on nitro methanol. This allows the engine to run at a higher compression, producing more horsepower. The average car has a maximum 8,000 revs where as an ice speedway bike has a maximum 14,000 revs. It has 1600 razor-sharp steel studs on its tires added for traction and if that’s not enough – there aren’t any brakes. Four laps on a speedway bike compares to 10 minutes on a motocross bike. The power (90 horse power at the back wheel) to weight ratio (the bikes weigh only 180 pounds) is something that cannot be explained. Each rider gears his bike differently with 60 to 80 toothed sprockets, which are nearly the size of the wheel itself.

Just wait until you see these machines in action! There will be a total of twenty to twenty-five races. The amount of races will vary from city to city depending on how many local riders participate. Ice Racing consists of heats where riders earn points to qualify for the Main (final race) Qualifying. Heats consist of four riders racing handlebar-to-handlebar for four laps. The Main Event consists of six riders for six laps.

Many ask “Why so little laps?” This is done for many reasons. Anyone that has ever ridden a speedway bike immediately understands and would never raise that question however, as a spectator it is a common question. The best way to explain: Why does a Dragster Bike only go a quarter mile instead of a mile? Answer: The engine would blow and the rider would not have enough strength and endurance to control the bike. Another reason is there simply isn’t enough ice. The grip of the steel studded tires would soon hit concrete causing the bike to gain too much traction and head straight to the wall!



Details

Date:
January 28, 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$10 - $25
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Organizer

Family Arena
Phone:
636-896-4200
Website:
http://familyarena.com/

Other

Doors Open at
6:30pm
Parking
7:30pm
Suites
12 Person: $662.21; 24 Person: $1,334.51
Seating Chart
http://familyarena.com/wp-content/uploads/Ice-Racing-Map-2017.pdf
Ticket Link
http://www.metrotix.com/events/detail/ice-racing

Venue

The Family Arena
Phone:
636-896-4200
2002 Arena Parkway
St. Charles, 63303 United States
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Website:
http://familyarena.com/

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The 2017 NCAA Women’s Frozen Four will be held March 17 & 19, 2017 at the Family Arena in St. Charles, Missouri. The top four teams in women’s college ice hockey come to the Gateway City to compete for the national championship. The two semi-final games will be played on Friday, March 17 at 5pm and 8pm, and the championship will be on Sunday, March 19 at 2pm.

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Address: 2002 Arena Parkway
Saint Charles, MO 63303
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Phone: 636-896-4200
Fax: 636-896-4205

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