MotorcycleUSA.com announced today it has signed on as a series sponsor and the Holeshot Award sponsor for the 2009 AMA Pro Women's Motocross Championship. There are eight rounds in the 2009 series with two Pro Motos per round for a total of 16 Holeshots which www.Motorcycle-USA.com will pay $250 to the first woman to cross each Holeshot line.
“If last year was any indication, 2009 should provide some great racing,” claims Ken Hutchison, Vice President, MotorcycleUSA. “The women have made a huge leap the last few years; their fitness, their speed and their competitive spirit makes for fantastic racing. We're glad that we can contribute to the series and look forward to some exciting motos.”
"It is great to have a company like MotorcycleUSA.com step up and support the women at the racetrack level. Women's motocross is growing by leaps and bounds and MotorcycleUSA.com's support will help it grow even more," claims Miki Keller, founder of WMA and Women's Director for MX Sports. "All of the women in the series are excited to have additional support like this and I know, they really appreciate it. Get ready for some real competitive starts this summer."
MotorcycleUSA.com will be at the first round at Glen Helen distributing Rider Roster cards specifically designed for the Woman's Motocross Series. These will be available at locations throughout the race facility. Make sure to pick yours up.
The eight-round 2009 AMA Pro Women's Motocross Championship runs in conjunction with the Lucas Oil AMA Motocross Championship series and starts off in San Bernardino, CA at Glen Helen Raceway on May 13 and finishes at Budds Creek Motocross Park in Mechanicsville, MD on August 22. For a complete race schedule and more information on the entire series, please visit www.mxsportsproracing.com
2009 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship WMA Schedule
May 23 Glen Helen Raceway San Bernardino, Calif.
May 30 Hangtown Motocross Classic Sacramento, Calif.
June 6 Freestone Raceway Wortham, Texas
June 13 High Point Raceway Mt. Morris, Calif.
June 27 Thunder Valley Motocross Lakewood, Col.
July 25 Washougal MX Park Washougal, Wash.
August 29 Moto-X 338 Southwick, Mass.
Sept. 5 Steel City Raceway Delmont, Pa.