The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is proud to announce that World of Powersports Inc., the nation's largest dealer of genuine OEM parts and accessories, will be the presenting sponsor for the 2010 AMA Racing
Championship Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev.
"As a major supporter of amateur racers, World of Powersports is a perfect and familiar fit at the AMA Racing Championship Banquet," said AMA Director of Racing Joe Bromley. "We're thrilled that this company is stepping up to help shine the spotlight on our many champions at this memorable end-of-year celebration."
World of Powersports is a franchise dealership located in Decatur, Ill., and online at WorldofPowersports.com. The company has one location, and is an authorized dealer for Arctic Cat, Can-Am
, Sea-Doo, Ski-Doo, Suzuki
. It offers vehicles, parts, accessories and a full-service center for all brands. Dealing in motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), personal watercraft and snowmobiles, the dealership is deeply engaged in the powersports industry and the motorcycling and ATV lifestyles.
Mike Jackson, director of business development at World of Powersports, said that in addition to supporting the AMA Racing Championship Banquet, the company recognizes the value of backing motorcycling's leading advocacy organization.
"It is time for America's dealerships and distributors to take an active role in supporting the work of the AMA and bringing value to the AMA membership," Jackson said. "World of Powersports plans to lead the way."
The AMA Racing Championship Banquet, presented by World of Powersports, will recognize national champions from AMA-sanctioned National Championship Series and Grand Championship events. All motorcycle racing disciplines, from dirt track to motocross to woods racing to hillclimb and more, will be represented. In addition, special awards, such as the AMA Racing Athlete of the Year, the AMA Racing Sportsman of the Year and the AMA Racing Female Rider of the Year, will be awarded.
The AMA Racing Championship Banquet, presented by World of Powersports, is just part of a celebratory weekend that kicks off with the 2010 induction ceremony for the Motorcycle Hall of Fame on Friday, Nov. 19; the weekend also includes the 2010 Motorcycle Hall of Fame Concours d'Elegance on Saturday, Nov. 20, featuring some of the country's most impressive original and restored classic motorcycles.
Tickets to the AMA Racing Championship Banquet, presented by World of Powersports, are $69 per person and include a meal. Tickets to the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony are $89. Tickets can be purchased at AmericanMotorcyclist.com/legendsandchampions/tickets
In addition, guests at either or both banquets qualify to stay at the Red Rock for a special room rate of $90, a $150 discount off the normal rate. Reservations and additional event information can be found at AmericanMotorcyclist.com/legendsandchampions