Brute Horsepower Shootout
Tuesday, March 8, the thrilling Brute Horsepower Shootout sponsored by BMW Motorrad USA begins. Qualifying in the 13 categories range from Harley/Domestic V-twin classes to the separate classes for Asian and Euro, and all lead up to the unlimited class, anything goes concept of the shootout. Qualifying and tuning rounds are scheduled for the first three days, Tuesday through Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily with last chance qualifying on Friday. The championship round explodes on Saturday, March 12, as top qualifiers return to push their bikes to the limit for trophies, prizes and bragging rights. Open to the public, the Shootout entry is free. Alongside the shootout will be a manufacturer's midway featuring some of the most recognized performance parts distributors in the country, displaying and selling their latest products. Attendees can speak with Brock Davidson of Brock's Performance, Skip Dowling of Orient Express, and Erick Hockstetler of MTC Engineering, among others. Additionally, spectators can look forward to appearances from World Champion Rickey Gadson and drag racing legend Larry "Spiderman" McBride.