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Motorcycle Enthusiasts Unite for Bike Week at WyoTech Daytona

larry mcbrideTop Fuel Motorcycle World Champion to Judge Bike Engine Build-Off

DAYTONA, Fla. (Feb. 24, 2014) – Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts, two wheel speed junkies and vendors are expected to turn out and turn up the throttle, showing off their skills and horsepower, during Daytona Bike Week at the WyoTech Daytona campus. The event takes place March 11 to 14, with top billings going to the 24th Annual Brute Horsepower Shootout and 2nd Annual Bike Engine Build-Off Challenge. Attendees will also have the opportunity to enjoy meeting some of the industry’s top manufacturers, as well as campus tours and free dyno runs all week.
As one of Bike Week’s premier and longest running events, the Brute Horsepower Shootout brings together contestants from across the country to compete on the WyoTech Dyno’s to determine whose bike can produce the most horsepower. The 24th annual Shootout raises the bar with $5,000 in cash prizes, trophies and bragging rights to winners in the unlimited classes. Thousands of dollars in industry-sponsored prizes will also be awarded in Domestic V-Twin and Import classes. In addition to the Shootout, WyoTech students will be putting their education to the test as they do battle in the 2nd Annual Bike Engine Build-Off. Trophies will be awarded to students who can tear down and rebuild engines in the quickest time.
Larry “Spiderman” McBride, the Daytona Bike Week master of ceremonies and 10-time Top Fuel AMA Motorcycle Drag Bike champion, will also judge the Engine Build-Off.
Bike Week highlights include:
March 11, 2014
  • Day 1 qualifying runs for Brute Horsepower Shootout
  • Day 1 for Import Engine Build-Off and Domestic Engine Build-Off
March 12, 2014
  • Day 2 qualifying runs for Brute Horsepower Shootout
  • Day 2 for Import Engine Build-Off and Domestic Engine Build-Off
March 13, 2014
  • Day 3 for Brute Horsepower Shootout
  • 2nd annual Bike Engine Build-Off Awards Presentation
March 14, 2014
  • Brute Horsepower Shootout Final Rounds and Awards Presentation
For complete Bike Week schedules, rules and class sponsors please visit www.wyotechbikeweek.com. For more information on WyoTech and its campuses, visit www.WyoTech.edu.
About WyoTech
WyoTech is a division of Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. With five campuses located throughout the United States, WyoTech offers degree and diploma programs in the fields of automotive, diesel, collision/refinishing, motorcycle, marine and construction trades. In addition, WyoTech offers advanced training programs in applied service management; advanced diesel; light duty diesel; advanced automotive diagnostics; street rod and custom fabrication; motorsports chassis fabrication; high performance power trains; and trim and upholstery technology. For more information about WyoTech, go to www.wyotech.edu. For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit WyoTech’s website at www.wyotech.edu/disclosures.

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