extends AMA Pro Racing sponsorship

Publish Date: 
Feb 27, 2013

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - and AMA Pro Racing have extended their partnership with GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing for the third consecutive year. will once again be named the official motorcycle parts and apparel online retailer of the series and  title sponsor of the AMA Pro 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 support of

"The relationship in years past between and AMA Pro Racing has clearly been very beneficial for all parties involved,” said Michael Gentry, chief operating officer of AMA Pro Racing. “We are very thankful for the continued dedication and support the company has granted AMA Pro Racing competitors through the year-end points funds."

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As part of the agreement, will again have access to onsite exposure 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 Year-End Points Fund for the AMA Pro 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 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, according to the partners. They will be selected by through a cumulative 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 during the Daytona 200 Weekend March 14-16. For tickets, visit

Posted by Holly Wagner