Yamaha U.S. Increasing Club Level Road Racing ContingencyFri, 21 Feb 2014
The state of road racing in America is hurting, there’s no doubt about that. But at least Yamaha is stepping up to the plate and increasing its contingency program for club level road racers 50% over last year. According to Yamaha, the program is designed to encompass a broad spectrum of road racing series across the U.S., from numerous club-level and regional sprint series events to the AMA Pro Road Racing series, including the addition of the ASRA Team Challenge Endurance Series.
“We’re very pleased to, once again, offer contingency support to Yamaha road racers”, commented Mike Guerra, Racing Division Department Manager for Yamaha. “This program rewards aspiring road racers, and for 2014, we’ve increased the opportunity for Yamaha YZF-R1 and YZF-R6 riders to earn their share for racing at club-level events across the country. In fact, our overall posting at club events has increased by a full 50% this year.”
Racers who compete in sanctioned events aboard qualified 2013 or newer Yamaha R1 and/or R6 motorcycles, are eligible for support through the program. See the chart below for all qualified organizations.Event/Series Name # of Events Class Posted Per Event Total Posted AMA Superbike Series 11 American Superbike E $110,000 AMA Superbike Series 10 Daytona Sportbike D $60,000 AMA Superbike Series 11 Supersport C $38,500 ASRA Series 8 600cc Sportbike B $12,000 ASRA Series 8 Superstock B $12,000 ASRA Team Challenge Series 8 600cc Sportbike B $12,000 ASRA Team Challenge Series 8 Superstock B $12,000 WERA National Challenge 8 600cc Superstock B $12,000 WERA National Challenge 8 Open Superstock B $12,000 WERA National Endurance Series 5 Mediumweight Superstock B $7,500 WERA National Endurance Series 5 Heavyweight Superstock B $7,500 WERA Sprint 10 C Superstock Expert A $8,500 WERA Sprint 10 A Superstock Expert A $8,500 CCS Sprint 10 Middleweight Supersport A $8,500 CCS Sprint 10 Unlimited Supersport A $8,500 CMRA Sprint 6 C Superstock A $5,100 CMRA Sprint 6 A Superstock A $5,100 CRA Sprint 6 Middleweight Supersport A $5,100 CRA Sprint 6 Unlimited Supersport A $5,100 CVMA Sprint 6 Middleweight Supersport A $5,100 CVMA Sprint 6 Open Supersport A $5,100 USBA Sprint 6 Middleweight Supersport A $5,100 USBA Sprint 6 Open Supersport A $5,100 MRA Sprint 6 Middleweight Supersport A $5,100 MRA Sprint 6 Open Supersport A $5,100 OMRRA Sprint 6 600cc Supersport A $5,100 OMRRA Sprint 6 Open Supersport A $5,100 WMRRA Sprint 6 Pro 600cc Supersport A $5,100 WMRRA Sprint 6 Open Supersport A $5,100 AFM No. Sprint 6 600cc Production A $5,100 AFM No. Sprint 6 Open Production A $5,100 Moto West Grand Prix 6 600 Production A $5,100 Moto West Grand Prix 6 1000 Production A $5,100 TOTAL $421,300
Finish Position Payout Level A B C D E 1st $500 $750 $2,000 $3,000 $5,000 2nd $250 $500 $1,000 $2,000 $3,000 3rd $100 $250 $500 $1,000 $2,000 TOTAL $850 $1,500 $3,500 $6,000 $10,000
For complete details on how to register, along with specific information on which racing series, events, and classes are included, visit the Road Racing Contingency page of the Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., Website at www.yamahamotorsports.com/rrcontingency.
By Troy Siahaan
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