MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (January 17, 2008) – American Honda, through the Honda Riders Club of America, will be awarding $92,050 in bonuses in its contingency program for the 2008 ITP/Moose Racing ATVA Motocross Championship.
"Honda's contingency program helps build prestige and popularity for America's top ATV racing series," said ATVPG Director, Sam Gammon. "It provides opportunities for participants to earn money on Visa debit cards for parts, expenses or anything else needed. This is crucial for the growth of the series through its competitors."
"The ITP/Moose Racing ATVA Motocross Championship gets better each year," said Dave Thomforde, spokesman for the Honda Riders Club of America. "Honda is proud to be tied with the ATVA and we feel our contingency and products are strong for 2008. Through this contingency support, Honda's riders have the tools to succeed in the 2008 ITP/ATVA series."
The pro portion of the 11-round 2008 ITP/Moose Racing AMA Pro ATV Motocross season kicks off March 9 at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, Calif. The 10-round 2008 ATVA Amateur Motocross series starts March 29 and 30 at Mill Creek Raceway in Pell City, Ala. For more information about AMA Pro ATV and ATVA Motocross, visit www.atvmotocross.com.
About the ATV Association (ATVA)
The ATV Association ("ATVA") is the official sanctioning body of the amateur division of the ATVA ITP/Moose ATV National Motocross Championship Series Presented by Parts Unlimited. The 9,000-member ATVA is a sister organization of the 260,000 member American Motorcyclist Association (AMA). ATV racing has experienced phenomenal growth in recent years, and continues to gain momentum and support, outselling off-road motorcycles annually. Each ATVA round attracts hundreds of racers who compete for bragging rights to one of 31 amateur national titles. For more information, please visit www.atvaonline.com .
About the ATV Promoters Group (ATVPG)
The ATVPG is composed of the individual promoters that host the AMA ITP/Moose ATV National Motocross Championships, presented by Parts Unlimited. The goal of the ATVPG is to raise awareness of ATV motocross through the production of professional and amateur championship racing events. For more information on the ATVPG and the ATV National events they produce, please visit www.atvmotocross.com .