As a follow up to last week's announcement by AMA Pro Racing regarding an extension of Motorcycle-Superstore.com
's title sponsorship of the AMA Pro Road Racing
SuperSport division, officials announced today that Motorcycle-Superstore.com has also renewed their partnership with AMA Pro Flat Track
. The new contract names Motorcycle-Superstore.com as the Official Motorcycle Online Retail Store of AMA Pro Flat Track and presenting sponsor of the AMA Pro Harley-Davidson
Insurance Grand National Championship and title sponsor of the AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com Pro Singles division. The 2012 AMA Pro Flat Track season will mark the third consecutive year of Motorcycle-Superstore.com sponsorship and with the company's renewed support, AMA Pro Racing will once again distribute more than $25,000 to riders in the form of a year-end points fund.
"We are very proud of the close partnership that has grown between AMA Pro Racing and Motorcycle-Superstore.com since they first began their involvement with AMA Pro Flat Track in 2010," said David Atlas, Chief Operating Officer of AMA Pro Racing. "The support and dedication that the company has shown to the rising stars in the Motorcycle-Superstore.com Pro Singles division through the year-end points fund is vital to the growth of the sport and is deeply appreciated by the entire paddock."
As part of the agreement, Motorcycle-Superstore.com will have an expanded online presence in AMA Pro Racing's website content and social media initiatives. Several lucky fans have already received Motorcycle-Superstore.com gift cards for winning sweepstakes held on AMA Pro Flat Track's official Facebook page, and the two companies will be working together throughout the year to find new and creative ways to give back to fans.
"Flat Track is hands down, the best racing on the planet," explains Tim Clark, Director of Sports Marketing for Motorcycle-Superstore.com
. "The 2011 season produced some historic moments, including Shayna Texter becoming the first female rider to win an AMA Pro Grand National Flat Track race. Championships came down to the wire with titles determined at the last round of the series. For true Flat Track fans, it was a great year and we're excited about another action-packed season in 2012."
Following a thrilling 2011 season that came down to the final race of the year, Mikey Martin took home the top spot in the Motorcycle-Superstore.com Pro Singles standings and the $10,000 that came along with it. For the 2012 season, the $25,000 payout for the Motorcycle-Superstore.com Pro Singles Year-End Points Fund will be the same, guaranteeing that riders will still be battling it out when the series rolls into Pomona to close out the year. The pay structure for the award follows:
1st place, $10,000; 2nd place, $5,000; 3rd place, $4,000; 4th place, $3,000; 5th place, $2,000; 6th place, $1,000
The 2012 AMA Pro Flat Track season will kick off as part of the historic Daytona 200 Week. The AMA Pro Harley-Davidson Insurance Grand National Championship presented by Motorcycle-Superstore.com Expert Singles and AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com Pro Singles divisions take to the track in a set of one-day events on March 15 and 16, 2012 at the DAYTONA Flat Track, located just outside of the Daytona International Speedway's east banking. For tickets, please visit www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com