UFC Heavyweight Champion to Attend Chicago BooKoo AX

January 12, 2007 6:23am

FORT WORTH, TX (JANUARY 11, 2007) – Tim Sylvia, the current UFC Heavy Weight Champion will be attending the BooKoo Arenacross Series this weekend at the Sears Centre near Chicago. Sylvia known as Mr. Maine-iac, is an active motorcycle and quad enthusiast.

Mr. Maine-iac will be a special guest of Trista Bartz, daughter of Denny Bartz who is the team manager for the Babbitt’s Monster Energy Kawasaki race team. “This will be Tim’s first arenacross event,” said Trista. “We want him to visit the team during the track walk and autograph session, then take him up to our suite to enjoy the racing.”

Advance Reserved Discount Tickets are now on-sale at the Sears Centre Box Office, select AMCORE Banks, phone (888) SEARSTIX or go online at www.searscentre.com. Local residents can also purchase tickets at Schaumburg Honda in Schaumburg, IL or Liberty Cycles Warehouse in Libertyville, IL.

Fans can come early Friday and Saturday night with a track walk and autograph session beginning at 6:30pm with professional racing at 7:30pm. More than 500 youth and amateur riders are expected to compete on Sunday, with main events at 2pm.

DATE: January 12-14, 2007
VENUE: Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates, Illinois
FRIDAY TIME: Professional - Jan 12th – 7:30 PM -- Doors open at 6:30 PM
SATURDAY TIME: Professional - Jan 13th - 7:30 PM -- Doors open at 6:30 PM
SUNDAY TIME: Youth & Amateur – Jan 14th – 2:00 PM -- Doors open at 11:00 AM
Gold Circle – Adult $20 Child 2-12 $10
Reserved – Adult $15 Child 2-12 $5
TICKETS: SUNDAY- General Admission
$15 Adults / $5 Children

EVENT INFORMATION: MKEG 817-595-5844 www.racearenacross.com.