Daytona International Speedway Schedule
during
Bike Week 1999

February 25 - March 7, 1999


Thursday, February 25, 1999

9 AM
AHRMA road-race practice for all classes, till 5 p.m.; De Land Airport; (715) 842-9699

Williís Motorcycle World antique motorcycle museum; 566 Ballough Rd.; open daily till 8 p.m. from February 19 through March 6; (386) 253-2100


Friday, February 26, 1999

9 AM
American Motorcycle Institute (AMI) open house tours, till 5 p.m., AMI campus, 3042 W. International Speedway Blvd.; (800) 874-0645

10 AM
Bike Week Welcome Center open till 10 p.m.; 503 Main St.; (386) 255-0981

Noon
AHRMA Progressive Suspension Historic Cup road races, all classes, De Land Airport; practice starts 8 a.m.; (715) 842-9699


Saturday, February 27, 1999

8 AM

Registration opens for AMA Southeast Amateur National Championship Series dirt-track half-mile racing at Volusia Speedway Park, Barberville; (386) 788-4709

9 AM
American Motorcycle Institute (AMI) open house tours, till 5 p.m., AMI campus, 3042 W. International Speedway Blvd.; (800) 874-0645

10 AM
Bike Week Welcome Center open till 10 p.m.; 503 Main St.; (386) 255-0981

7:30 PM
Professional dirt-track half-mile racing at Volusia Speedway Park, Barberville; (386) 788-4709


Sunday, February 28, 1999

8 AM
Antique Motorcycle Club of America (AMCA) National Rally at fairgrounds in Eustice, through Sunday; judging in morning; (386) 727-3806

Registration and tech inspection opens for AHRMA vintage road racing till 5 p.m. for Monday and Tuesday races; AMI, 3042 W. International Speedway Blvd.; 1 Ĺ miles west of Speedway; (715) 842-9699

Pre-registration till 5 p.m. daily through March 2 for Daytona 200 Motorcycle Clubís 12th Annual Alligator Road Tour; clubhouse is one-half-mile west of Interstate 4 on U.S. Route 92; ride begins at 10 a.m. March 3; (386) 672-3927

9 AM
American Motorcycle Institute open house tours open till 5 p.m., AMI campus, 3042 W. International Speedway Blvd.; (800) 874-0645

Excelsior-Henderson motorcycle and accessory show; Peabody Auditorium, Wild Olive and Auditorium Blvd., till 6 p.m.; (612) 873-7000

10 AM
Bike Week Welcome Center open till 10 p.m.; 503 Main St.; (386) 255-0981

AHRMA Speed & Sport National Vintage Trials, Hard Rock Cycle Park, Ocala; registration opens at 8:30 a.m.; (715) 842-9699

11 AM
AMA/Prostar Drag Racing Sunshine Nationals; pro classes at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; Gainesville Raceway, 11211 N. CR 225, Gainesville, FL; (256) 852-1101

2 PM
Hot Shoe Championship Series Half-Mile; Volusia Speedway Park, Barberville; (386) 985-4402

6 PM
AHRMA Speed & Sport Dirt-Track Race, Hard Rock Cycle Park, Ocala; registration opens at 3 p.m. (715) 842-9699


Monday, March 1, 1999

8 AM
AHRMA Progressive Suspension Classics road-race practice begins; racing starts at noon at Speedway; AHRMA concours díelegance bike show opens in Speedway infield

9 AM
American Motorcycle Institute (AMI) open house tours till 5 p.m., AMI campus, 3042 W. International Speedway Blvd.; (800) 874-0645

Excelsior-Henderson motorcycle and accessory show; Peabody Auditorium, Wild Olive and Auditorium Blvd., till 6 p.m.; (612) 873-7000

Harley-Davidson demo rides, till 3 p.m.; northeast corner of Speedway grounds

9:30 AM
Tenth Annual AMI Brute Horsepower Shoot-Out (dynamometer horsepower competition), till 4 p.m.; AMI campus, 3042 W. International Speedway Blvd.; (800) 874-0645

10 AM
Bike Week Welcome Center open till 10 p.m.; 503 Main St.; (386) 255-0981

Registration open for MBNA Superbike Tour riders, crew, sponsors and guests till 5 p.m.; AMA building at Speedway

Indian & Classic American Iron Daytona Bike Rally, till 3 p.m.; Klassix Auto Museum, 2909 International Speedway Blvd.; (386) 252-3800

Noon
Excelsior-Henderson Kick-Off Parade departs from E-H demo site at Speedway and ends at Peabody Auditorium; all riders welcome; (612) 873-7000

AMI Southeast Amateur/Youth National Championship dirt-track races; registration 8:30 a.m.; Daytona Municipal Stadium; (386) 788-4709

1 PM
Excelsior-Henderson demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway (corner of Midway and International Blvd.)

6 PM
Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) reception at Ocean Center; till 8 p.m.


Tuesday, March 2, 1999

8 AM
AHRMA Progressive Suspension Classics road-race practice begins; racing starts at noon

9 AM
American Motorcycle Institute (AMI) open house tours till 5 p.m., AMI campus, 3042 W. International Speedway Blvd.; (800) 874-0645

Excelsior-Henderson motorcycle and accessory show; Peabody Auditorium, Wild Olive and Auditorium Blvd., till 6 p.m.; (612) 873-7000

Harley-Davidson demo rides, till 3 p.m.; northeast corner of Speedway grounds

Excelsior-Henderson demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway

Yamaha demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway

Triumph demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway

Suzuki demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway

Kawasaki demo rides, aftermarket accessory show and Good Times Owners Club hospitality area at Speedway, till 5 p.m.

Victory demo rides, till 5 p.m.; Speedway

9:30 AM
Tenth Annual AMI Brute Horsepower Shoot-Out (dynamometer horsepower competition), till 4 p.m.; AMI campus, 3042 W. International Speedway Blvd.; (800) 874-0645

10 AM
Bike Week Welcome Center open till 10 p.m.; 503 Main St.; (386) 255-0981

Registration open for MBNA Superbike Tour riders, crew, sponsors and guests till 5 p.m.; AMA building at Speedway

MBNA Superbike Tour tech inspection opens till 5 p.m.

Harley-Davidson and Buell Indoor Show open till 5 p.m.; Ocean Center

11:30 AM
AHRMA Great Men, Great Machines Parade at Speedway

Noon
BMW demo rides, till 4:30 p.m.; sign up at 10 a.m., Speedway

7:30 PM
AMI Southeast Amateur/Youth National Championship dirt-track races, including AHRMA Vintage National; registration for Amateur/Youth classes opens at 8:30 a.m., Daytona Municipal Stadium; (386) 788-4709


Wednesday, March 3, 1999

7 AM
Registration open for MBNA Superbike Tour riders, crew, sponsors and guests till 4 p.m.; AMA building at Speedway

MBNA Superbike Tour tech inspection open till 5 p.m.

Registration begins for Daytona Dirt Riders Association dual-sport ride; ride starts at 9 a.m.; Tomoka Farms Road west of Speedway; (386) 761-6123

8 AM
Registration begins for Daytona 200 Motorcycle Clubís 12th Annual Alligator Road Tour; ride begins at 10 a.m.; clubhouse is one-half-mile west of Interstate 4 on U.S. Route 92; (386) 672-3927

Practice for all MBNA Superbike Tour classes till 11:50 a.m.

Harley-Davidson Ride-In Bike Show registration till 11 a.m.; Wild Olive Ave. near auditorium

9 AM
American Motorcycle Institute (AMI) open house tours till 5 p.m., AMI campus, 3042 W. International Speedway Blvd.; (800) 874-0645

Excelsior-Henderson motorcycle and accessory show; Peabody Auditorium, Wild Olive and Auditorium Blvd., till 6 p.m.; (612) 873-7000

Honda Riderís Club of America display tent and hospitality area open till 5 p.m. (all riders welcome) in front of Winston Tower, Speedway; (310) 783-3958

Harley-Davidson demo rides, till 3 p.m.; northeast corner of Speedway grounds

Excelsior-Henderson demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway

Yamaha demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway

Triumph demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway

Suzuki demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway

Kawasaki demo rides, aftermarket accessory show and Good Times Owners Club hospitality area till 5 p.m.; Speedway

Victory demo rides, till 5 p.m.; Speedway

BMW demo rides, till 4:30 p.m.; sign up at 8 a.m., Speedway

9:30 AM
Tenth Annual AMI Brute Horsepower Shoot-Out (dynamometer horsepower competition), till 4 p.m.; AMI campus, 3042 W. International Speedway Blvd.; (800) 874-0645

10 AM
12th Annual Daytona Antique & Classic Motorcycle Auction and Vintage Bike Meet featuring J. Wood auction preview and AMA/Will Stoner Swapmeet, till 6 p.m.; Edmunds Center, Stetson University, De Land; auction: (352) 795-8895; swap meet: (440) 543-0632

Bike Week Welcome Center open till 10 p.m.; 503 Main St.; (386) 255-0981

Harley-Davidson and Buell Indoor Show open till 5 p.m.; Ocean Center

British & European Daytona Bike Rally, till 3 p.m.; Klassix Auto Museum, 2909 International Speedway Blvd.; (386) 252-3800

11 AM
Harley-Davidson Ride-In Bike Show judging till 4 p.m.; awards at 4:30 p.m.; Wild Olive Ave. (west side of Ocean Center)

1 PM
International Motorcycle Show open till 6 p.m.; outside Speedway main grandstand

Buell demo rides; Buell Riders Adventure Group (BRAG) hospitality area at Speedway; till 6 p.m.

Practice for all MBNA Superbike Tour classes, till 4:50 p.m.

Registration and tech inspection for the 49th Annual Alligator Enduro, sponsored by the Daytona Dirt Riders; Tomoka Farms Road west of Speedway; (386) 761-6123

7 PM
AHRMA Awards Banquet; De Land Holiday Inn; advance ticket sales only; (715) 842-9699


Thursday, March 4, 1999

7 AM
Registration open for MBNA Superbike Tour riders, crew, sponsors and guests till 4 p.m.; AMA building at Speedway

MBNA Superbike Tour tech inspection open till 5 p.m.

8 AM
Practice for all MBNA Superbike Tour classes till 11:40 a.m.

Southeast Amateur National Championship dirt-track races, including AHRMA Vintage National; Volusia Speedway Park, Barberville; (386) 788-4709

9 AM
Start of 49th Annual Alligator Enduro; Tomoka Farms Road west of Speedway; (386) 761-6123

American Motorcycle Institute open house tours till 5 p.m., AMI campus, 3042 W. International Speedway Blvd.; (800) 874-0645

International Motorcycle Show open till 6 p.m.; outside Speedway main grandstand

AHRMA/Ohio Valley BSA Owners Club vintage ride; Edmunds Center, Stetson University, De Land; concours outside Edmunds Center, concours registration 10 a.m.; show ends 3 p.m.; (407) 774-6669

Excelsior-Henderson motorcycle and accessory show; Peabody Auditorium, Wild Olive and Auditorium Blvd., till 6 p.m.; (612) 873-7000

Honda Riderís Club of America display tent and hospitality area open till 5 p.m. (all riders welcome) in front of Winston Tower; (310) 783-3958

Harley-Davidson demo rides, till 3 p.m.; northeast corner of Speedway grounds

Buell demo rides; Buell Riders Adventure Group (BRAG) hospitality area at Speedway; till 3 p.m.

Excelsior-Henderson demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway

Yamaha demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway

Triumph demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway

Suzuki demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway

Kawasaki demo rides, aftermarket accessory show and Good Times Owners Club hospitality area at Speedway, till 5 p.m.

Victory demo rides, till 5 p.m.; Speedway

BMW demo rides, till 4:30 p.m.; sign up at 8 a.m.; Speedway

9:30 AM
Tenth Annual AMI Brute Horsepower Shoot-Out (dynamometer horsepower competition), till 4 p.m.; AMI campus, 3042 W. International Speedway Blvd.; (800) 874-0645

10 AM
12th Annual Daytona Antique & Classic Motorcycle Auction and Vintage Bike Meet featuring J. Wood auction preview and AMA/Will Stoner Swapmeet, till 6 p.m.; Edmunds Center, Stetson University, De Land; auction: (352) 795-8895; swap meet: (440) 543-0632

Bike Week Welcome Center open till 10 p.m.; 503 Main St.; (386) 255-0981

Harley-Davidson and Buell Indoor Show open till 5 p.m.; Ocean Center

12:40 PM
Pro Honda Oils 600cc SuperSport qualifying, till 1:30 p.m.

1:40 PM
Progressive Insurance Pro Thunder qualifying, till 2 p.m.

2:10 PM
The Interstate Batteries Race for the Pole-MBNA Superbike qualifying for the Daytona 200-till 4:20 p.m.

4:30 PM
Lockhart-Phillips USA 750cc SuperSport qualifying, till 5:20 p.m.

7:30 PM
Honda Riderís Club of America dinner with the Honda race teams (HRCA members only); tickets must be purchased by February 15; (310) 783-3958

MARS pavement Pro-Am half-mile; Volusia Speedway Park, Barberville; (843) 626-9455


Friday, March 5, 1999

7 AM
Registration open for MBNA Superbike Tour crew, sponsors and guests till 4 p.m.; AMA building at Speedway

MBNA Superbike Tour tech inspection open till 5 p.m.

8 AM
Practice for all MBNA Superbike Tour classes till 11:20 a.m.

9 AM
Open house tours till 5 p.m., American Motorcycle Institute (AMI) campus, 3042 W. International Speedway Blvd.; (800) 874-0645

International Motorcycle Show open till 6 p.m.; outside Speedway main grandstand

Excelsior-Henderson motorcycle and accessory show, Peabody Auditorium, Wild Olive and Auditorium Blvd., till 6 p.m.; (612) 873-7000

Honda Riderís Club of America display tent and hospitality area open till 5 p.m. (all riders welcome) in front of Winston Tower; (310) 783-3958

Harley-Davidson demo rides, till 3 p.m.; northeast corner of Speedway grounds

Buell demo rides; Buell Riders Adventure Group (BRAG) hospitality area at Speedway; till 3 p.m.

Excelsior-Henderson demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway (corner of Midway and International Blvd.)

Yamaha demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway

Triumph demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway

Suzuki demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway

Kawasaki demo rides, aftermarket accessory show and Good Times Owners Club hospitality area at Speedway; till 5 p.m.

Victory demo rides, till 5 p.m.; Speedway

BMW demo rides, till 4:30 p.m.; sign up at 8 a.m.; Speedway

9:30 AM
Tenth Annual AMI Brute Horsepower Shoot-Out (dynamometer horsepower competition), till 4 p.m.; AMI campus, 3042 W. International Speedway Blvd.; (800) 874-0645

10 AM
12th Annual Daytona Antique & Classic Motorcycle Auction and Vintage Bike Meet featuring J. Wood auction preview and AMA/Will Stoner Swapmeet, till 6 p.m.; Edmunds Center, Stetson University, De Land; auction: (352) 795-8895; swap meet: (440) 543-0632

Bike Week Welcome Center open till 10 p.m.; 503 Main St.; (386) 255-0981

Harley-Davidson and Buell Indoor Show open till 5 p.m.; Ocean Center

Registration and tech inspection open till noon for Hot Shoe National Short Track; Daytona Municipal Stadium

Classic & Custom Japanese Daytona Bike Rally, till 3 p.m.; Klassix Auto Museum, 2909 International Speedway Blvd.; (386) 252-3800

12:20 PM
Final MBNA Superbike qualifying sessions for Daytona 200; till 2:10 p.m.

1 PM
Registration for Daytona Supercross by Honda open till 6 p.m., riders and mechanics; AMA building at Speedway; no registration for riders or mechanics on Saturday

Buell Riders Adventure Group (BRAG) ride to Daytona, led by Erik Buell, departs Dick Farmerís H-D/Buell; 46 N. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando; (407) 423-0346

2:20 PM
Professional road-race finals, till 5 p.m.:

Lockhart-Phillips USA 750cc SuperSport (15 laps)

250cc Grand Prix heat races (five laps each)

Pro Honda Oils 600cc SuperSport (18 laps)

6 PM
Pits open for autograph session till 7:30 p.m., Hot Shoe National Short Track, Daytona Municipal Stadium

Ducati and Ducati Online Bike Show and Dinner; Daytona Beach Senior Center on City Island; all bikes in show must be entered by 6 p.m.; dinner follows at 7 p.m. featuring Eraldo Ferracci and Ducati racers; e-mail: veloce916@aol.com; (954) 764-3847

8:30 PM
Heats and semis begin for Hot Shoe National Short Track; Daytona Municipal Stadium

10:25 PM
Hot Shoe National Final; Daytona Municipal Stadium


Saturday, March 6, 1999

7 AM
Registration for Daytona Supercross by Honda open till 1 p.m. for guests, manufacturers, bonus-award sponsors and officials; AMA building at Speedway; no rider or mechanic registration, no credentials sold, will-call only

8 AM
11th Annual American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation Breakfast, De Land Holiday Inn; guest speaker Mert Lawwill, 1969 Grand National Champion and star of ďOn Any SundayĒ; purchase tickets by February 24; (614) 856-1900

Ratís Hole Custom Chopper Show, till dusk; Ocean Center parking lot; (386) 257-1824

8:30 AM
Supercross practice

9 AM
American Motorcycle Institute open house tours till 5 p.m., AMI campus, 3042 W. International Speedway Blvd.; (800) 874-0645

AMA Risk Management Workshop, AMI campus, 3042 W. International Speedway Blvd.; (614) 856-1900

International Motorcycle Show open till 6 p.m.; outside Speedway main grandstand

MBNA Superbike Tour registration open for crew, sponsors and guests till 1 p.m.; AMA building at Speedway

Riders Association of Triumph (RAT) Run to De Leon Springs State Park for a pancake breakfast; meet at parking lot, Volusia Shopping Mall, opposite Daytona International Speedway; everyone welcome; prize drawings for RAT members; (770) 631-9500

Excelsior-Henderson motorcycle and accessory show; Peabody Auditorium, Wild Olive and Auditorium Blvd., till 6 p.m.; (612) 873-7000

Buell Riders Adventure Group (BRAG) ride, led by Erik Buell, sponsored by Daytona

H-D/Buell, departs Buell demo site; meet for coffee and donuts at 8 a.m.; (386) 253-2453

Honda Riderís Club of America display tent and hospitality area open till 5 p.m. (all riders welcome) in front of Winston Tower; (310) 783-3958

Harley-Davidson demo rides, till 3 p.m.; northeast corner of Speedway grounds

Buell demo rides; Buell Riders Adventure Group (BRAG) hospitality area at Speedway; till 3 p.m.

Excelsior-Henderson demo rides, till 4 p.m.; Speedway

Yamaha demo rides, till 2 p.m.; Speedway

Triumph demo rides, till 2 p.m.; Speedway

9 AM
Suzuki demo rides, till 1 p.m.; Speedway

Kawasaki demo rides, aftermarket accessory show and Good Times Owners Club hospitality area at Speedway, till noon

Victory demo rides, till noon; Speedway

BMW demo rides on infield track only, till 4:30 p.m.; sign up starting at 8 a.m. at Gate 50; Speedway

10 AM
12th Annual Daytona Antique & Classic Motorcycle Auction and Vintage Bike Meet featuring J. Wood auction and AMA/Will Stoner Swapmeet, till 6 p.m.; auction begins at 2 p.m.; Edmunds Center, Stetson University, De Land; auction: (352) 795-8895; swap meet: (440) 543-0632

Bike Week Welcome Center open till 10 p.m.; 503 Main St.; (386) 255-0981

Harley-Davidson and Buell Indoor Show open till 4 p.m.; Ocean Center

Registration and tech inspection open till noon for Daytona Short Track, opening round of Grand National Dirt Track Series; Daytona Municipal Stadium

11 AM
Supercross qualifying heats

Harley-Davidson Meet the Racers with factory dirt-track and superbike race teams; till noon; Ocean Center

Noon
Harley-Davidson MDA Auction; Ocean Center

Grand National Cross-Country amateur/semi-pro races, ATV classes only; registration 9 a.m.; Paradise Park in Macon, GA (I-16 to exit 6 Huber Sgoda Rd. N., 3 miles); Racer Productions; (304) 284-0084

12:50 PM
29th Daytona Supercross by Honda opening ceremonies, followed by 125cc and 250cc heat races; 15-lap 125cc final-3:45 p.m.; Daytona Supercross 250cc final (20 laps)-4:20 p.m.

6 PM
Pits open for autograph sessions till 7:30 p.m. for Daytona Short Track; Daytona Municipal Stadium

8:30 PM
Heats and semis begin for Daytona Short Track; Daytona Municipal Stadium

10:25 PM
AMA Daytona Short Track Final; Daytona Municipal Stadium


Sunday, March 7, 1999

7:30 AM
Blessing of the Bikes; St. Paulís Catholic Church, U.S. Route 1; followed by a ride to Bellair Plaza for parade start; (386) 255-0981

8 AM
Harley-Davidson Parade formation till 9 a.m.; leaves Bellair Plaza to Speedway

Registration opens for MBNA Superbike Tour crew, sponsors and guests till 11 a.m.; AMA building at Speedway

MBNA Superbike Tour tech inspection opens

9 AM
Practice for all MBNA Superbike Tour classes till 10 a.m.

International Motorcycle Show open till 1 p.m.; outside Speedway main grandstand

Honda Riderís Club of America display tent and hospitality area open till 5 p.m. (all riders welcome) in front of Winston Tower; (310) 783-3958

Buell demo rides; Buell Riders Adventure Group (BRAG) hospitality area at Speedway; till 1 p.m.

BMW demo rides, till noon, sign up at 8 a.m.; Speedway

10 AM
Bike Week Welcome Center open till 10 p.m.; 503 Main St.; (386) 255-0981

Harley Heaven opens at Speedway; Turn 3 grandstands

Grand National Cross-Country amateur/semi-pro races, motorcycle classes (C and Super Senior only); registration 8 a.m.; A, B and Pro classes at 1 p.m.; registration 9 a.m.; Paradise Park in Macon, GA (I-16 to exit 6 Huber Sgoda Rd. N., 3 miles); Racer Productions; (304) 284-0084

10:30 AM
Buell owners meet at Buell Riders Adventure Group (BRAG) hospitality tent at Speedway to watch Pro Thunder race

Georgia National Championship semi-pro/youth motocross; registration 7 a.m.;

Echeconnee Moto-X in Macon, GA (I-475 bypass, exit 1, left on US 80, 2 Ĺ miles to Knoxville Rd., left 7 miles, track on left); (912) 788-8227 or (912) 788-0413

11 AM
250cc Grand Prix final (18 laps)

Noon
Progressive Insurance Pro Thunder final (11 laps)

1 PM
Opening ceremony and award presentations

1:15 PM
Sighting lap for the MBNA Superbike final

1:30 PM
58th Daytona 200 by Arai (57 laps)


This schedule includes all activities available when the March 1999 issue of American Motorcyclist magazine went to press, although more will likely be added by the time you arrive in sunny Florida. In this schedule, all events are in Daytona Beach and all races are at Daytona International Speedway unless otherwise noted. For Speedway ticket information, call (386) 252-2453.

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