COMCAST ARENA AT EVERETT TO HOST THE ONLY AMA SANCTIONED ICE RACE IN NW
Who: X-treme International Ice Racing AMA Pro Tour presented by Skagit Valley Casino Resort
When: Saturday, December 19 - 7:30 pm
What: The AMA sanctioned XiiR, the X-treme International Ice Racing, Pro Tour racing series has outgrown its schedule! In only seven short years it has grown from a bright idea conjured up around a kitchen table into the only AMA sanctioned Ice Racing Speedway series in the nation. With world renowned racers from England, Scotland, Canada, and the United States, like Charlie “The Edge” Venegas, Anthony "The British Bulldog" Barlow, and Shawn “Mad Dog” McConnel to name just a few, it was bound to happen.
All machines are equipped with razor sharp steel studded tires and are capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 miles per hour in under three seconds! Visualize all this inside the tight confines of an ice hockey rink and you just may be close to imagining the thrill of this X-treme winter motorsport.
Don’t miss the chance to support your local ATV riders who will have a chance to mix it with the pros and capture the reward from SuperTrapp Industries Dash 4 Cash! This $1150 reward challenges any local quad racer who can compete against the XiiR Quad Roster and win the main event!
Combine the glitter and glamour of Las Vegas with professional well-organized events, intense competition, breathtaking excitement, you will have XiiR. The racing series consists of several fast-paced heats with lightening quick Speedway Motorcycles and highly modified ATVs built and prepared specifically for oval track ice racing. In two hours fans will see up to twenty exciting races to determine event champions. Racers will earn valuable championship points toward the sports most prestigious title – the 2009 XiiR/AMA National Ice Racing Champion.
Tickets: Advance tickets are on sale now and at $41.00 (Front Row), $24.00 (VIP), $19.00 (GA adult), and $9 (GA children 12 and under). Family 4-packs are also available including food and beverage. All tickets prices increase $2.00 on the day of the event. Tickets are available at the Comcast Arena at Everett Box Office, http://www.comcastarenaeverett.com or charge by phone 866.332.8499. For groups of 10+ call 425.322.2609. All tickets subject to convenience charges.
The Comcast Arena at Everett, a $71.5 million multi-purpose complex, was developed by the Everett Public Facilities District. The 10,000-seat venue hosts a myriad of events including concerts, ice skating and family shows. The facility is also home to the Everett Silvertips, a Western Hockey League franchise; as well as, the Washington Stealth, a National Lacrosse League franchise. The venue accommodates other sporting events such as basketball, volleyball and international skating competitions.
The Comcast Community Ice Rink is used for public skating, hockey leagues, figure skating and much more. The two ice sheets can be converted to form a 57,000 square foot space to host trade shows and special events. The three-story EdwardD. Hansen Conference Center includes three 900 square foot executive meeting rooms, and an 11,000 square foot ballroom, which can be arranged in a number of different configurations.
Global Spectrum (global-spectrum.com), the fastest growing firm in the public assembly facility management field, has more than 85 facilities throughout the United States and Canada. The Philadelphia-based company is part of one of the world's largest sports and entertainment firms Comcast-Spectacor.