Mar 4, 2013
© 2013, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.
From a press release
issued by Aerostarglobal.com/Suburban Motors Harley-Davidson Team
50988_1 (From left) Brice Cooper, Benny Carlson and Nicholas Hansen.
Aerostar global.com/Suburban Motors Harley-Davidson field Rapp, Carlson, Hansen, and Cooper in AMA Pro XR1200 opener.
AEROSTAR GLOBAL LOGISTICS, POWERLET.COM, COMMUNITY FINANCIAL SERVICE CENTERS, BELL POWERSPORTS, TEKNIC LEATHERS JOIN SUBURBAN MOTORS HARLEY-DAVIDSON AS TEAM SPONSOR FOR 2013 AMA PRO RACING VANCE AND HINES RACING SERIES SEASON OPENER TO FIELD STEVE RAPP, BENJAMIN CARLSON, NICHOLAS HANSEN, AND BRICE COOPER
Thiensville, WI (March 4th 2013)- Suburban Harley-Davidson is pleased to announce a year long partnership with motorcycle shipper Aerostar Global Logistics ( to campaign a team of 4 riders for the AMA Pro XR1200 season opener in Daytona, FL March 15th including AMA Superbike talent and 2011 XR1200 series 2nd place points finisher and Daytona 200 winner Steve Rapp, AMA SuperMoto champion and 2012 2nd place XR1200 series finisher Benjamin Carlson, 2 time AMA Stars-Thruxton Champion Brice Cooper, and Nicholas Hansen.
The Aerostar Global-Suburban Motors Harley-Davidson team will contest no less than five rounds of the highly competitive series with Carlson, Hansen, and Cooper, with no confirmation of Rapp’s continued involvement as of press time.
“We are pleased to join Suburban Motors Harley-Davidson this season as we feel there is great opportunity to not only raise awareness of Aerostarglobal.com, but to also become an organic part of the AMA Pro Racing paddock and support athletes that we feel are great representations of the sport as well as our brand on and off the track,” Anthony Fiacchino, CEO Aerostar Global Logistics, Inc.
“We feel that we have assembled a great team of riders to open the season with. We really have learned quite a bit in our past seasons that should translate into us having what it takes to run up front. We are pleased to have such great support this season from our sponsors to allow us to do things the way they need to done to compete at this level,” Joe Houpt, Suburban Motors Harley-Davidson team Co-Owner/ Crew Chief.
“I am looking forward to not only representing our sponsors on the track, but really being able to drive ROI to their causes off of the track as well. The sponsor market has changed considerably in the last few years. This year we looked for sponsorship help in both traditional and non-conventional sponsors that are excited about the ability to associate themselves with AMA Pro Racing as well as work with us as marketing partners off of the track to raise awareness for their individual causes through some innovative team efforts,” Brice Cooper, #105 AMA XR1200 Rider/ Team marketing manager.
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Aerostar Global-Suburban Motors Racing is presented by Aerostar Global Logistics, Suburban Motors Harley-Davidson, Suburbanspeed.net, Powerlet, Community Financial Service Centers, Port-a-Chopper, Wayne’s Drive In, Schocks Autobody, S1000, Level21design.com, Bell Powersports, TEKNIC, Spyder Leather Works,
Individual riders sponsors:
Benjamin Carlson: BELL Powersports, Spectro, Sidi Boots
Steve Rapp: Dianese, AGV, Bike911.com
Brice Cooper: Powerlet, Woodstock Harley-Davidson, Port-A-Chopper, S1000, TEKNIC, Fornarelli Motorsports, Barbaraconnerjewelry.com, BELL Powersports, Dustin Foretich, Motoworkschicago.com, Schott NCY
Nicholas Hansen: Hansenstahl.com, BELL Powersports, TEKNIC, OGIO