Suzuki 2003 Contingency Program

From a press release issued by American Suzuki:

American Suzuki Unveils New 2003 Road Racing Contingency Program

BREA, Calif. February 18, 2003 – American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC) proudly introduces the 2003 Suzuki road racing contingency program. The Suzuki program which has provided 18 years of non-stop support for U.S. road racers now features over $1.5 million in payouts for Suzuki racers nationwide. Highlights for 2003 include a totally revamped AMA Superstock program, higher regional payouts for 600, 750 and open class categories, a chance to compete in the World GSX-R Cup, and the 18th annual Suzuki Cup Finals at Road Atlanta.

Suzuki AMA Superstock riders will be thrilled to hear about the heavily updated Suzuki contingency program for ’03. AMA Superstock riders will now benefit from increased payouts for the top 15 positions ($250 for 15th), an increased championship bonus of $15,000, and higher overall payouts per position.

Suzuki GSX-R riders will also be happy to hear that 600, 750 and open class category regional payouts have been increased for ’03. The new payout structure for these regional classes now includes a $1000 payout for first place, $500 for second, $275 for a third-place finish, and $200 for fourth place.

The Suzuki World GSX-R Cup Final will return for its second year. America’s best GSX-R750 mounted privateers will have a chance to win a spot on the U.S. team and take on the fastest Suzuki privateers in the world in Magny-Cours France.

Finally, all Suzuki mounted riders will have the opportunity to race in the 18th Annual Suzuki Cup Finals at Road Atlanta and win their share of $80,000. Be sure to check out the Suzuki website at for complete details in early March.
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