Bridgestone Contingency Tops $10k
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CORONA, CA – May 23, 2023 – (DRT Racing, Inc.) – Bridgestone Americas, Inc, the world's largest tire and rubber company and a top supporter of motorcycle racing, will join the AMA Supermoto National Championship Open Pro Class sponsor for 2023. The program will pay out $1500+ per round, in seven different classes and $10,000+ for the overall series contingency.
The AMA Supermoto National Championship has served as the premier pro and amateur supermoto events since the early-2000s and is the only series in the country where you can earn an AMA National No. 1 plate in pro and amateur supermoto racing. Supermoto, a discipline that consists of the best of both worlds asphalt and dirt.
“We couldn’t be more excited to join the 2023 AMA Supermoto National Championship Series. There’s no way else to put it, Supermoto racing is exciting. When the opportunity came up to sponsor the Open Pro class, we immediately jumped on board to be a part of this amazing series that has grown exponentially over the last few years.”
-Jared Williams, the General Manager of Bridgestone Motorcycle Tires USA and Canada
The AMA Supermoto National Championship appreciates Bridgestone’s generous contingency program.
“Alex Mock and his team have done an amazing job growing this Championship Series. We are excited for this partnership, and even more excited to help grow Supermoto in North America. Also, the timing couldn’t be better, since we just reintroduced our BATTLAX Supermoto race tires to the US and Canadian markets. Now we get to showcase them being ridden by some of the fastest Supermoto riders in the world.”
-Jim Dowell, Motorsports & Sales Manager for Bridgestone Motorcycle Tires USA and Canada
AMA Supermoto National Championship provides seven rounds, a bonus round at Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada, with the best supermoto action in North America. Racers in each class who have the highest number of points will be awarded the prestigious AMA National No. 1 plate.
“We thank Bridgestone and the team behind it all for supporting the riders and our sport. It’s a great time because manufacturers are producing supermoto specific bikes, said Mock, President of DRT Racing, Inc.
For more information on the upcoming AMA Supermoto National Championship, visit AMAsupermotoNational.com | AmericanMotorcyclist.com/racing-3/supermoto/.
For more information on sponsoring and supporting the program, please send an email to email@example.com
About Bridgestone Americas, Inc.:
Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S.-based subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader in tires and rubber, building on its expertise to provide solutions for safe and sustainable mobility. Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., Bridgestone Americas employs more than 45,000 people across its worldwide operations. Bridgestone offers a diverse product portfolio of premium tires and advanced solutions backed by innovative technologies, improving the way people around the world move, live, work and play.
About DRT Racing, Inc.:
DRT Racing was formed by the Mock brothers in 2014. Fueled by their passion for motorcycles, they bridged the gap between industry brands and riders worldwide. The team develops riders in all disciplines across the globe. In August 2018, team owner became Certified Coach by the USMCA.org and focuses on the learn to ride platform for all ages. After years of hard work and dedication to the sport, DRT Racing established themselves as the operations and track builder for select Roland Sands SuperHooligans, Moto Beach Classic, promoter for the AMA Supermoto National Championship Series, and many more. In more recent years, DRT Racing adds timing & scoring for various USAC operations such as Indycar, GT America, Tony Stewart’s SRX, Skip Barber Racing School and many more.
For more information, please visit DRTracingINC.com/
About the American Motorcyclist Association,:
Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders’ interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. Besides offering members money-saving discounts on products and services, the AMA also publishes American Motorcyclist, a recently revitalized and monthly full-color magazine (and digital version of same) that covers current events and motorcycle history with brilliant photography and compelling writing. American Motorcyclist is also North America’s largest-circulation magazine. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit AmericanMotorcyclist.com.
Not a member? Join the AMA today: AmericanMotorcyclist.com.