Honda = $6.9 MILLION in 2003 Contingency

Sean Alexander
by Sean Alexander
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I just found this in my inbox and must say, it looks as though Honda is getting serious about its privateer support. In the past, club level roadracers have been on their own, as far as Honda contingency $$$. This has caused many loyal Honda fans to race other brands. Now if only they can come up with a lightweight twin to compete with the SV....

Torrance, CA. American Honda Motor Co., announces its racing contingency program for 2003. The 2003 contingency program will post more than 6.9 million dollars at over 600 events across the country and will include Road Racing, Supercross, Motocross and Dirt Track series.

With the addition of the new CBR600RR to the line, this year's program is expanded to cover Road Racing events in 12 series nation wide. The Motocross and Supercross program have grown to include Dirt Track.

"It's the most aggressive program we've ever had " said Ray Blank, Vice President of American Honda, "with pay outs at over 600 events nationwide, it makes more sense than ever to race a Honda."

Payouts will be credited to the Red Rider rewards card ? the industry's only contingency debit card. Racers can use the Red Rider Rewards card anywhere Visa is accepted.

For complete details on events included, eligibility and payout schedules please go to:

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American Honda Motor Co., Inc. is the sole distributor of Honda motorcycles, scooters, ATVs and personal watercraft in the U.S. American Honda's Motorcycle Division conducts the sales, marketing, and operational activities for these products through Honda authorized dealers. For further information about Honda products, racing teams, programs, and dealer locations, visit the Honda web site at:
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