Fort Worth, TX – December 8, 2006 – Mike Kidd Entertainment Group (MKEG) - one of the leading motorcycle race producers in the country – is excited to announce 4-Arenacross Champions will be competing at the next round of the BooKoo Arenacross Championships to be held at the Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum in Fort Worth, TX on December 29-31.
Current BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series point leader, Darcy Lange riding the Babbitt's Kawasaki comes into Fort Worth as the odds on favorite winning 7 of 12 main events so far this year. Lange was also the 2004 and 2005 AMA National Arenacross Series Champion.
With an off weekend on the National Arenacross Series, 2006 AMA National Arenacross Series Champion, Chad Johnson riding the Junior Jackson prepped Suzuki motorcycles will make his debut on the 2006 BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series.
Another top contender making his debut to the BooKoo Arenacross will be 1992 AMA National Arenacross Series Champion, Robbie Reynard on the Reynard Modifications Honda. Reynard is the youngest rider to clinch an arenacross title at the age of 15.
Returning to Arenacross action for the first time this year will be Josh Demuth riding the D&S Kawasaki. Demuth is the current champion winning last years’ inaugural BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series and is also a former 2-time AMA National Arenacross Champion.
“We are going to call this event the Showdown in Cowtown,” said Mike Kidd, president of MKEG. “Fort Worth has always been a special place for Arenacross…it just has that feel. Winning here has always been tough, now it just got tougher.”
The event will be held at the world famous Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum located in the Cultural District of Fort Worth. Arenacross racing as been held at Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum since 1984 and has produced some of the hardest fought battles in the history of arenacross.