MotoHouston.com MotoHouston.com
Register Members List Member Map Media Calendar Garage Forum Home Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MotoHouston.com > General Discussion > Taking it to the Track
Forgot info?

Welcome to MotoHouston.com! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!

Register Today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.


Like us on Facebook! Regular shirt GIVEAWAYS and more

Advertisement

Reply
Share This Thread: 
Subscribe to this Thread Thread Tools
Old 07-15-2011, 02:12 PM   #1
eltejano
I smell pretty
 
eltejano's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Round Rock
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 6,535

Experience: 3 years
Trackdays: 9

Bike(s):
2004 CBR600RR
2002 F4i
2003 CBR600RR track







MOTOGP: Building A City In Days

http://moto-racing.speedtv.com/artic...city-in-days/#

1082617 article img large1

Quote:
In just 10 days, teams of carpenters, electricians, maintenance, groundskeepers and so many more are building a micro city to accommodate MotoGP fans equal to the total population of Burbank, Calif.; Flint, Mich.; or South Bend, Indiana for the Red Bull United States Grand Prix.

Miles of cable, tons of lumber and large platforms for the MotoGP VIP Village and enormous tent structures are being built nearly around the clock in preparation. Teams arrive in Monterey direct from Germany on Tuesday and Wednesday and have precious moments before tackling the 2.238-mile undulating track. It’s show business at its best...and fastest.

“The infrastructure has to be in place for this major event that attracts fans from across the country, international visitors and hundreds of journalists who cover each MotoGP race,” says Gill Campbell, CEO/general manager of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. “We have just days to build a city to host our international guests and teams.”

The Red Bull United States Grand Prix is the largest event held in Monterey. “It eclipses attendance for the many golf championships and other events held on the Peninsula,” Campbell adds. “For four days, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is the epicenter of the world’s motorcycle racing community.”

Campbell also points out that MotoGP is the most watched international television event originating from Monterey, attracting a worldwide audience of 233 million viewers each race from 207 countries, which is double the viewership of this year’s Super Bowl.
__________________
"The trouble with internet quotations is that most are just made up" - Abraham Lincoln
"Lord loves a workin' man; don't trust whitey; see a doctor and get rid of it." -Navin R. Johnson
Quote:
Originally Posted by cashtown View Post
tejano? Rape me
eltejano is offline   Reply With Quote
Similar Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Anyone A Building Offical For the city or private firm ? lanzer913 Off Topic 1 09-22-2009 11:12 AM
Advertisement
Old 07-15-2011, 03:33 PM   #2
thewingo
Senior Member
 
thewingo's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Cypress
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 174

Experience: 9-12 months

Bike(s):
2011 H-D Iron...1200!






Interesting read.
thewingo is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Advertisement


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:39 PM.


MotoHouston.com is not responsible for the content posted by users.
Privacy Policy