2011 TEXAS NASCAR TOUR 2ND - 9TH NOVEMBER 2011
NOOWNON LY L Y $ $5 6495500
Speedcafe.com is proud to present the 2011 Texas NASCAR Tour Our knowledge base, contacts and partnership with BAM Tours ensures that we can offer you a truly unique NASCAR experience. This brochure will provide you with a snapshot of the upcoming tour, including a taste of what BAM Tours guests have experienced in the past. You have the chance to buy a spot on this fully escorted tour for just $5950.
You will get to see some of the best racers in the world including Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr, Tony Stewart and Australia’s own Marcos Ambrose go at it on one of the fastest tracks on the planet. The tour will be hosted by well-known Australian motorsports identity Brett “Crusher” Murray and promises to be an event you will never forget.
You will be able to secure your place by submitting the application form with a $2,500 deposit.
“I am delighted to host this tour to one of my favourite NASCAR events of the season,” said Murray.
There will be just 50 places on this tour and 20 of them have already been sold. With the current interest, it is likely the tour will be sold out - so get in now.
“Everything is bigger in Texas and the TMS is certainly “big” when it comes to world motorsports. Everyone is going to have a fantastic time and I am sure we can build in plenty of surprises.”
You will depart for Dallas Fort Worth in Texas on Wednesday November 2 (from Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne) and land back in Australia on Wednesday November 9 – that’s just a few days off work!
For any enquiries please contact: Kate Webster Main Beach Travel / BAM Tours Toll Free 1300 850 019 07 5591 8818 firstname.lastname@example.org
What you get!
Return economy QANTAS airfares from Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne Five nights twin-share accommodation at Gaylord Texan Resort VIP Grandstand seats for NASCAR Truck, Nationwide and Sprint Cup VIP Pit access VIP pre-race concert and driver introductions Ride in a two-seater NASCAR â€“ race conditions (220kph+) All transfers within the United States Welcome cocktail function Night at Texas Speedzone A welcome gift pack Experienced and entertaining hosts Dallas Cowboys Stadium Tour Downtown Dallas Tour Breakfast Daily Farewell Dinner Plenty to talk about for a long time and much moreâ€Ś.
â€œYour price just $5950â€? This price is from Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne. Interstate or regional travelers should add the price of internal flights. Single share accommodation and business class flights also available upon request. Ground component only $3950 (frequent flyer bookings add $110).
Itinerary Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Depart Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne. Arrive Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport 3.30pm - Coach transfer to Hotel 4.30pm – Check in 6.30pm – Welcome drinks 7.30pm – Free time Thursday, November 3, 2011 Morning Free 1.00pm – Depart for The Galleria Mall 5.00pm – Depart for Texas Speed Zone Theme Park 6.00pm – Arrive Texas Speed Zone 6.30pm – Dinner 7.30pm – Racing begins 9.30pm – Depart for Hotel 10.00pm – Arrive at hotel Friday, November 4, 2011 9.00am - Depart for Texas Motor Speedway 10.40am – 11.55am – Nationwide Final Practice 12.00pm – 1.30pm – Sprint Cup Practice 3.40pm – Sprint Cup Qualifying 5.35pm – Nationwide Qualifying 7.00pm – Camping World Truck Series (147 Laps, 220.5 Miles) 10.00pm - Return to Hotel Saturday, November 5, 2011 8.00am – Depart for Texas Motor Speedway
8.45am – 9.30am – Sprint Cup Practice 10.00am – 11.00am – Sprint Cup Final Practice 11.45am – Nationwide Race (200 Laps, 300 Miles) Post Race: NASCAR Rides 7.00pm – Hotel – Draw for the Sprint Cup Sweep (all tour guests) Evening Free Sunday, November 6, 2011 9.00am – Depart for Texas Motor Speedway Noon - VIP Pre-event festivities 2.00pm – Sprint Cup AAA Texas 500 (334 Laps, 501 Miles) 6.00pm - Return to Hotel Evening Free Monday, November 7, 2011 Morning Free 1.00pm - Transfer from Hotel to Cowboys Stadium Stadium tour (1 hour 30 minutes) 3.00pm – Tour downtown Dallas 5.00pm – Farewell Dinner 6.30pm – Airport 8.00pm – Return flight departs Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Transit Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Arrival – Australia * Itinerary subject to change
BAM TOURâ€™S TESTIMONIALS: "What a fantastic experience. The attention to detail and BAM's willingness to take care of everyone on an individual basis was exceptional. Crusher and his team are on a winner and I could not recommend the organisation more highly," Steve Teear, Victoria "We will be back. We have been on other tours over the years, but nothing organized this well or providing so many great experiences," Denzil and Mary Mead Tasmania "I was one of a few guys who returned after last year's tour and it again lived up to my expectations and then some. Crusher and his team introduced some cool new experiences and provided enough fresh activities to make the return visit worthwhile. It is refreshing to deal with a company so focused on customer service. You know they genuinely want you to have an experience you won't forget," Rodney Woods, Victoria "From the time we stepped off the plane until we were presented with our own framed autograph photo of ourselves with Marcos, minutes before leaving everything was taken care of. A lot of businesses could learn a few things from BAM Tours. I am looking forward to my next trip," Tim Hodges, Victoria "I have been fortunate to be able to do some cool things, but this trip was one of the best experiences of my life. The attention to detail was terrific and the list of experiences went on and on. The enormity of NASCAR is beyond comprehension, but the guys at BAM Tours have taken that in their stride and developed some amazing relationships which they pass on to their guests. I will be back and so will some of my friends," Adrian Di Lallo, Perth
While this is primarily a motorsport tour, we are always trying to add value and experiences to each BAM Tours adventure. Part of our November Texas tour will be a visit to the Dallas Downtown area where JFK, the 35th President of the United States, was tragically shot in 1963. Our connections have also given us the opportunity to do a behind-the-scenes tour of the magnificent Cowboys Stadium – the venue for this year’s Super Bowl. The stadium features two monumental arches, soaring 292 feet (89m) above the playing field, which support a retractable roof. As the longest single-span roof structure in the world, each arch box truss is 17 feet (5.2m) wide by 35 feet (10.6m) deep. Weighing 3,255 tons each, these impressive structures span 1,225 feet (373m) in length. The expansive retractable roof is the largest of its kind in the world and measures approximately 661,000 square feet (61,408sqm). When closed, the roof encompasses 104 million cubic feet (2944952 cubic metres) of volume, making it the largest enclosed NFL stadium – It is controlled by 128 separate motors.
SOME OTHER INTERESTING STADIUM FACTS Over 450 companies involved with the construction 2,100 trees planted 22,000 tons of re-enforcing bars in the concrete (rebar) 11,000 tons capacity
41,000 light fixtures (410 different types of fixtures) 10 million linear feet of copper wiring (over 1 million pounds) 3,100 pieces of food service equipment 72,000 linear feet of handrails (glass and metal total) 36 million LEDs in the video boards 1 million linear feet of fiber optic cable 2.5 million linear feet of data cabling 2,900 TV’s
In the centre of the area is one of the world’s largest screens measuring 48m by 29m. Our personalised tour will give us a unique behind the scenes look at one of the world’s great sporting arenas, which has a seating capacity of more than 80,000.
COWBOY’S STADIUM VIP TOUR
As they say "everything is bigger in Texas" - and that's going to be the case with this tour. Not only will we get a good look around the Texas Motor Speedway over our three days there, we will also be staying at the magnificent Gaylord Texan Resort and doing a tour of the incredible Cowboys Stadium. The Gaylord Texan is the best facility we have stayed at on any BAM Tours adventure and it promises something for all our guests. This 1500-room resort comes complete with six restaurants and seven lounges, a nightclub, spa and fitness centre and a 10-acre pool complex including a family lagoon and lazy river. The Grapevine Mills Mall, the biggest in Dallas, is just a mile away and the hotel runs shuttles to it on a regular basis. This complex has more than 180 stores, 29 restaurants and a movie theatre. We are trying to design our final schedule so you have the opportunity to enjoy all these great facilities. While we will have our own luxury coach for all transfers, the Gaylord also runs a shuttle to the Texas Motor Speedway, if you decide that you would like some extra time at the Hotel and a little less track time during our stay. As part of your package you will receive breakfast each day and a resort pass which allows you access to the majority of facilities.
It is going to be BIG!
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