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May 19th, 2011, 11:04 AM   #1
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Wish i could be there, two of my all time favorites are performing.Wait, never mind, i just noticed it said Creedence Clearwater Revisited. Its not CCR without John Fogarty, he was CCR!







TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (May 19, 2011) — The upcoming BigM Weekend presented by Lucas Oil at Miller Motorsports Park, scheduled for May 28-30, is shaping up to be even bigger than anticipated.



Jason Britton, perhaps the world’s most popular stunt motorcyclist due to his massive exposure with television programs on SPEED Channel, in movie stunt work and on home videos, will be performing throughout the weekend with his Team No Limit teammate, Eric Hoenshell.



“Eric and I are very excited to be part of The BigM Weekend at MillerMotorsportsPark,” said Britton. “We look forward to meeting and performing for our fans and fellow motorcycle enthusiasts. It’s all about the passion on two wheels! See you at the races!”



Britton and Hoenshell will perform on-track exhibitions twice each day, during the lunch hour and at the end of the day, on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. In addition, Britton will appear at the pre-race party at Honda Suzuki of Salt Lake, 2354 S. State Street in Salt Lake City, on Friday evening at 6:00 p.m., and at the Fan Party in the paddock at Miller Motorsports Park between 5:00 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday evening prior to that evening’s concert, which features Dierks Bentley, Sawyer Brown and Reckless Kelly.



Additional stunt bike exhibitions will be performed by Chris Pfeiffer and Chris “Teach” McNeil, both of whom represent BMW Motorrad. They will be performing in the Paddock Zone throughout the weekend.



Also, the lineup for Sunday night’s concert has been finalized with the addition of Blue Oyster Cult, who will perform in addition to the already-announced Creedence Clearwater Revisited.



For nearly three decades, Blue Oyster Cult has been thrilling fans of intelligent hard rock worldwide with powerful albums loaded with classic songs. Indeed, the Long Island, New York-based band is revered within the hard rock and heavy metal scene for its pioneering work. The group is well known for songs including “(Don't Fear) The Reaper,” “Burnin’ for You,” “Godzilla,” “Cities on Flame with Rock and Roll,” “Veteran of the Psychic Wars,” “Astronomy” and “This Ain't the Summer of Love.” They have sold over 24 million albums worldwide – including 7 million in the US.



The BigM Weekend presented by Lucas Oil at Miller MotorsportsPark over Memorial Day weekend, May 28-30, will feature the fifth round of the 2011 FIA Superbike World Championship, making their only appearance in the Western Hemisphere in their fourth annual visit to Utah. Support races from AMA Pro Road Racing will include the National Guard Superbike Championship, the Daytona SportBike Championship, the Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport Championship and the Vance & Hines XR1200 Championship. There will also be a major tribute to our armed forces in recognition of Memorial Day.



To obtain tickets for or information about The BigM Weekend, visit the event-specific website at www.BigMWeekend.com or call 435-277-RACE (7223). For information regarding MillerMotorsportsPark, visit the track’s website at www.MillerMotorsportsPark.com.
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Blue Oyster Cult had the best album covers.

Does CCR really tour without Fogerty? That's nuts!
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Blue Oyster Cult had the best album covers.

Does CCR really tour without Fogerty? That's nuts!
No doubt, writer, lead singer,lead guitar. How in the hell can you even think about using the name.
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Because I went to Infineon, and want to go to Silverstone, i have exactly a 0.0001% chance of going to Miller.
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Because I went to Infineon, and want to go to Silverstone, i have exactly a 0.0001% chance of going to Miller.
Just make sure you record the race and post it up on Benny's site compa. Go #35
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local times



Saturday 28-05-2011

FREE PRACTICE 11:30 60'

QUALIFYING PRACTICE 15:30 60'





Sunday 29-05-2011

QUALIFYING PRACTICE 10:45 45'

FREE PRACTICE 13:45 45'

SUPERPOLE (1) 15:00 14'

SUPERPOLE (2) 15:21 12'

SUPERPOLE (3) 15:40 10'





Monday 30-05-2011

WARM UP 09:20 15'

RACE 1 12:00

RACE 2 15:30



if im correct its +7 hrs onto those times for the uk

Race1 = Monday 7pm GMT
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Just make sure you record the race and post it up on Benny's site compa. Go #35
Will try. I wish I could go. Benny is already there. This track is very different than Infineon. Benny will have much more of a disadvantage here. The straight is almost a mile and the track is fast. The Yamahas have the upper hand. I expect a win, if not a solid podium.
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Will try. I wish I could go. Benny is already there. This track is very different than Infineon. Benny will have much more of a disadvantage here. The straight is almost a mile and the track is fast. The Yamahas have the upper hand. I expect a win, if not a solid podium.
I know Benny is at a disadvantage on the Honda. Am i right in thinking they have no factory effort or support in the AMA supersport? Listening to Scott Russell's comments about Honda should take a good look at benny and maybe build a team around him speaks volumes about the boys talent.
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I know Benny is at a disadvantage on the Honda. Am i right in thinking they have no factory effort or support in the AMA supersport? Listening to Scott Russell's comments about Honda should take a good look at benny and maybe build a team around him speaks volumes about the boys talent.
Correct, Honda left when the new ownership of the AMA racing series was purchased by DMG. The first year, the man in charge of DMG was a dude name Roger Edmondson. By al accounts, a real prick. Honda & Kawasaki withdrew all support.



Benny's Honda is a true privately funded effort. If you look at the grid, you will not see another Honda. Why? Well, who's gonna ride that when Yamaha have the ear of the AMA and the parts homologated for easy access. If you look at the Daytona SportBike grid, you will also see another Honda ridden by Tyler Odom. This kid's dad is friends with Benny's dad, and so they share garages and travel expenses. They are the only ones running Hondas at a competitive level. The idea was in hopes of getting Honda's attention to return to the series. The sponsor's you see on their bikes are not kicking in money in the form of cash, EXCEPT RED BULL. The money Red Bull kicks in actually feeds Benny and puts gas in the van. Nobody is being paid. Its like the kid from South Africa named Clint Sellars, he sold everything to race a year in the AMA. He did pretty good, but he wasn't picked up by anybody, now he's licking his wounds in debt. It would have been cheaper for Benny to run a Yamaha. All the top guys are on them. But the dude that has Yamaha by the balls in the US roadracing scene is a guy by the name of Chuck Graves. Well he's the dude that dropped Benny last minute. So it just wasn't a good idea to then go out and run a Yamaha then have to buy parts that this dude was the only one selling.



Here is a side note guys. At Infineon, I saw Chuck Graves looking at Benny's podium from a distance. I wish I had a lens to capture his seething expression. I almost went up to the dude to offer him a Benny Solis t-shirt. But I don't want to start any shit and misrepresent this family who is humble.
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Correct, Honda left when the new ownership of the AMA racing series was purchased by DMG. The first year, the man in charge of DMG was a dude name Roger Edmondson. By al accounts, a real prick. Honda & Kawasaki withdrew all support.



Benny's Honda is a true privately funded effort. If you look at the grid, you will not see another Honda. Why? Well, who's gonna ride that when Yamaha have the ear of the AMA and the parts homologated for easy access. If you look at the Daytona SportBike grid, you will also see another Honda ridden by Tyler Odom. This kid's dad is friends with Benny's dad, and so they share garages and travel expenses. They are the only ones running Hondas at a competitive level. The idea was in hopes of getting Honda's attention to return to the series. The sponsor's you see on their bikes are not kicking in money in the form of cash, EXCEPT RED BULL. The money Red Bull kicks in actually feeds Benny and puts gas in the van. Nobody is being paid. Its like the kid from South Africa named Clint Sellars, he sold everything to race a year in the AMA. He did pretty good, but he wasn't picked up by anybody, now he's licking his wounds in debt. It would have been cheaper for Benny to run a Yamaha. All the top guys are on them. But the dude that has Yamaha by the balls in the US roadracing scene is a guy by the name of Chuck Graves. Well he's the dude that dropped Benny last minute. So it just wasn't a good idea to then go out and run a Yamaha then have to buy parts that this dude was the only one selling.



Here is a side note guys. At Infineon, I saw Chuck Graves looking at Benny's podium from a distance. I wish I had a lens to capture his seething expression. I almost went up to the dude to offer him a Benny Solis t-shirt. But I don't want to start any shit and misrepresent this family who is humble.
Does Graves have ill will towards Benny? I thought it was Graves who unceremoniously dropped Benny because of lack of funds. I guess it would make Graves look bad for Benny to smoke his ass on inferior equipment, but hey, it was his decision on who to drop.



I assume it was Graves who requested the tear down! If it was, he is a small man.
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