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Jul 22, 2012

AMA Pro XR1200 Doubleheader At Indianapolis Motor Speedway Will Have $50,000 Purse

Action from one of last year's AMA Pro XR1200 races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Photo by Brian J. Nelson, courtesy of AMA Pro Racing
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 21, 2012) - AMA Pro Racing officials have confirmed a TV airdate for the AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series doubleheader scheduled for August 17 - 19 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of the Red Bull Indianapolis GP. SPEED, the official broadcast partner of AMA Pro Road Racing, will air both races in a one-hour special on Sunday, August 19 beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET/2:00 p.m. PT.

Thanks to the gracious support of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Vance & Hines, AMA Pro Racing is proud to announce that the event will also feature an expanded purse. The $50,000 total payout will be split between the two races, and will pay out down to 30th position per the following schedule:

Purse Structure for Each Race
1. $5,000
2. $3,500
3. $2,500
4. $1,750
5. $1,250
6. $1,000
7. $1,000
8. $750
9. $750
10. $750
11. $750
12. $500
13. $500
14. $500
15. $500
16. $500
17. $250
18. $250
19. $250
20. $250
21. $250
22. $250
23. $250
24. $250
25. $250
26. $250
27. $250
28. $250
29. $250
30. $250

Last year's event saw 33 entries take to the historic 2.621-mile, 16-turn road course aboard the proven Harley-Davidson XR1200 platform in a set of hotly-contested battles. Some of AMA Pro Racing's finest talent took part in the thrilling races, which closed out the day's competition on both Saturday and Sunday and provided an iconic American complement to the exotic prototype machinery.

Entries for the event are still being accepted. To download license applications and entry forms, please visit the Competition Section of AMA Pro Racing's website at ~www.amaproracing.com/competition/index.cfm?cid=20458&tag_id=45~.

For tickets and event information, please visit ~www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/redbullindianapolisgp/~

AMA Pro Racing is the premier professional motorcycle racing organization in North America, operating a full schedule of events and championships for a variety of motorcycle disciplines. Learn more about AMA Pro Racing at www.amaproracing.com.