ITP NAMED ATV MOTOCROSS SPONSOR OF THE YEAR!
Morgantown, WV (12/7/2007) - The ATVPG presented ITP Tires with the Sponsor of the Year Award at the annual ATVA awards banquet held Nov. 10th at Grand Hotel & Resort in Pigeon Forge, TN. After receiving an overwhelming majority of nominations to win the award, ITP representative Pat McGuire was on hand to accept the presentation on behalf of ITP Tires.
ATVPG Director Sam Gammon, stated, "Sponsors like ITP have provided excellent leadership for the series and have inspired other sponsors to strive for their endorsement traits." It is largely through the support of sponsors like ITP that enables the television coverage on Versus Network, which furthers the growth of the sport.
The 11-round 2008 ITP/Moose Racing AMA Pro ATV Motocross season kicks off March 9th at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, Calif. The 10-round 2008 ATVA motocross series starts March 29th and 30th at Mill Creek Raceway in Pell City, Ala. For more information about AMA Pro ATV and ATVA Motocross, visit www.atvmotocross.com.
About the AMA ATV National Motocross Championship Series:
Sanctioned by the AMA and ATVA, the nation's premier amateur and professional ATV motocross series is hosted by many of America 's premier motocross facilities. The 12-round series approaches its 21st season with the Pro class newly under the wing of AMA Pro Racing. The 2006 series hosted over 8,000 entrants, making it America 's largest, as well as its longest running, ATV National Motocross series. Series sponsors include title sponsors ITP Tires and Moose, and presenting sponsor Parts Unlimited. Premiere and Feature sponsors include ATV Sport, Moto Tees, Scott USA, Maxxis Tires, Elka Suspension and H-Bomb Films/Division Four. Associate sponsors include Weekend Warrior Trailers, Denton Racing, and Hinson Racing. Media partners include ATV Insider, ATV Rider and ATVRiders.com.
About AMA Racing:
AMA Racing is the competition arm of the American Motorcyclist Association and is the leading sanctioning body for motorcycle sport in the United States . Its professional properties include the Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross Series, the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship presented by FMF, the AMA Superbike Championship presented by Parts Unlimited, the AMA Ford Quality Checked Flat Track Championship, the AMA Supermoto Championship and the AMA Pro ATV Championship. In amateur and pro-am competition, AMA Racing sanctions over 4000 events in 24 different disciplines and supports over 110 thousand active members. For more information about professional racing, visit www.amaproracing.com. Accredited media outlets can also access an on line Press Room at www.amaproracing.com/pressroom. For amateur racing information visit www.amaproracing.com/pressroom.
About the ATVA:
The ATV Association ("ATVA") is the official sanctioning body of the amateur divisions of the ATVA ITP/Moose ATV National Motocross Championship Series Presented by Parts Unlimited. The 9,000 member ATVA is the sister organization of the 260,000 member American Motorcyclist Association ("AMA"). ATV racing has experienced phenomenal growth at the rate of 25% in the past two years alone, and continues to gain momentum and support, outselling off-road motorcycles annually. Each round attracts 600-700 racers who compete for bragging rights to one of 31 amateur national titles. For more information about ATVA, visit www.atvaonline.com.
About the ATVPG:
The ATVPG is comprised of the 12 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, go to www.atvmotocross.com.