DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 27, 2013) – Motorcycle-Superstore.com and AMA Pro Racing have announced the extension of their existing partnership with GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing for the third consecutive year. Motorcycle-Superstore.com will once again be named as the Official Motorcycle Parts and Apparel Online Retailer of the Series and the title sponsor of the AMA Pro Motorcycle-Supersport.com SuperSport division. As part of the agreement, AMA Pro Racing will distribute $25,000 to riders in the form of a year-end points fund due to the gracious support of Motorcycle-Superstore.com.
“We are excited to have Motorcycle-Superstore.com return to the paddock with us for the 2013 season,” said Michael Gentry, Chief Operating Officer of AMA Pro Racing. “The relationship in years past between Motorcycle-Superstore.com and AMA Pro Racing has clearly been very beneficial for all parties involved. We are very thankful for the continued dedication and support the company has granted AMA Pro Racing competitors through the Motorcycle-Superstore.com Year-End Points Funds.”
As part of the agreement, Motorcycle-Superstore.com will once again have access to on-site activation at each GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing event in 2013, in addition to an expanded online presence in AMA Pro Racing’s website content and social media initiatives.
The $25,000 Motorcycle-Superstore.com Year-End Points Fund for the AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport class will be split between the East and West divisions, with additional bonus money paid to the overall SuperSport National Champion as well as the recipient of the all-new Superstore Sportsmanship Award. The payout for the year-end points fund will be structured as follows:
East Coast: 1st place, $5,000; 2nd place, $3,000; 3rd place, $2,000
West Coast: 1st place, $5,000; 2nd place, $3,000; 3rd place, $2,000
Overall Champion: $2,500
Superstore Sportsmanship Award: $2,500
The Superstore Sportsmanship Award will go to the recipient who attends every round of the AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport series and who best displays sportsmanlike qualities including fairness, respect and fellowship towards their fellow competitors and the race staff. The winner will convey an enthusiastic image and positive public promotion of the sport throughout the season. They will be selected by Motorcycle-Superstore.com through an accumulative effort including recommendations from members of the paddock, the industry and AMA Pro Racing officials.
The 2013 GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing season will kick off with the historic DAYTONA 200 Weekend, scheduled for March 14 – 16, 2013 at Daytona International Speedway. For tickets, please visit http://www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com.
–Press release from AMA Pro Racing