It’s the sort of boot camp for bikers that can see you riding alongside the elite of two-wheeled fun. And you can get booking up your time with the Texas Tornado right now.

Starting off the year for Edwards and crew is the always popular Racer Camp, slated for February 12th to the 18th. The week includes on-track curriculum and drills, team activities, a four-race points paying series as well as for the first time ever, road-track instruction.


The Tarmac portion of Racer Camp will take place at SpeedSportz Racing Park located in New Caney, TX. SpeedSportz is a 30 minute drive from the Tornado compound which includes two tracks, a clubhouse and amenities. Students will need to bring their own leathers, boots and gloves. The camp provides all off-road gear including Arai helmets that will work for the Tarmac section of the course.

Students will be riding alongside special guests including BSB men James Ellison, Peter Hickman, James Rispoli and World Supersport racer, Sheridan Morais.


Continuing throughout the 2018 season, Texas Tornado Boot Camp is back in April with the Pre & Post Austin GP four-day camps. These camp dates will start just before and after the MotoGP event at the Circuit of the Americas. TTBC will also be back with a September date as well as the Halloween Edition of Boot Camp happening later in the year.

7-Day Racer Camp – 2/12/18 – 2/18/18


Pre-Austin GP – 4-Day Camp – 4/14/18 – 4/17/18

Post-Austin GP – 4-Day Camp – 4/24/18 – 4/27/18

September – 4-Day Camp – 9/27/18 – 9/30/18

Halloween – 4-Day Camp – 11/1/18 – 11/4/18

The Dirt Wars and Mad Dog racing series will begin in January. Dirt Wars is a one-night “racing under the lights” event which features heat races, LCQ’s and main events. Yamaha TTR-125 machines are provided for the Dirt Wars classes.

Mad Dog racing is a “bring your own bike” event. Mad Dog racing will feature novice, intermediate and pro classes. Visit the website for Mad Dog rules and regulations.

Dirt Wars & Mad Dog Racing – January 20th

Mad Dog Only Racing – March 17th

Dirt Wars & Mad Dog Racing – June 2nd

Mad Dog Only Racing – July 7th

Dirt Wars & Mad Dog Racing – August 25th

Mad Dog National – October 13th

Edwards said: “I can’t wait to get 2018 started at the Boot Camp. First, our Racer Camp in February is going to be insane with all of the talent already signed up. I’m trying to plan a few surprises for the Pre & Post Austin dates as well. You never know who might drop in! Come have a blast with us. See you soon!”

Registration is now available. Visit for details.

Tony Carter

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