AMA Pro Racing has announced that this year’s road races at Daytona will pay a purse of $235,500 spread between the four classes – AMA Pro National Guard Superbike, Daytona Sportbike, Motorcycle-Superstore.com Supersport and Vance & Hines XR1200.The 70th running of the Daytona 200, which reverts to its traditional Saturday-afternoon start this year, will pay the winner $20,000 with second and third taking home $15,000 and $10,000, respectively. The remaining $64,500 will be paid down to 20th.
Each of the two 15-lap AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike races will award a $51,000 purse, for a doubleheader total of $102,000. The winners will take home $10,000 for each race with the remaining $41,000 being paid down to 15th place.
The Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport class – with Daytona slated to be a combination East/West race – will pay a total of $7000 per 10-lap race with first place paying $1500. The rest of the purse will be paid down to 10th place.
Riders in the Vance & Hines XR1200 class, which will make its inaugural appearance at Daytona International Speedway, will race for $10,000 with the first Harley rider to cross the line taking home $3750. The rest of the purse will be paid through to 10th place.For ticket and event information, visit www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com; for complete AMA Pro Racing information, visit www.amaproracing.com