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Jun 11, 2014

Only A Few Hours Left! Autographed GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Banners Being Auctioned To Benefit Roadracing World Action Fund (Spoiler Alert)

Bobby Fong (left), Garrett Gerloff (Center) and Jake Zemke (right) in front of an autographed GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout banner at Sonoma Raceway. Fong's autograph can be seen over his left shoulder. Photo by David Swarts/Roadracingworld.com.

Team Hammer Promotions, promoters of the GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Presented by Yamaha race series and the RaceFuelZ Pro Superbike and Dynojet Pro Sportbike Championships, is pleased to offer two autographed event banners for auction on ebay.com to benefit the Roadracing World Action Fund.

The banners were custom made for the series, measure 4’ x 10’ and were used as backdrops for official post-qualifying and post-race press conferences.

Each banner has been autographed in permanent marker by:

RaceFuelZ Pro Superbike podium finisher “Aussie Dave” Anthony

2013 AMA Pro Daytona SportBike Champion and a RaceFuelZ Pro Superbike race winner Cameron Beaubier

Two-time AMA Pro Daytona SportBike Champion and RaceFuelZ Pro Superbike race winner Martin Cardenas

Factory KTM Superbike rider and reality web TV show star Chris Fillmore

Dynojet Pro Sportbike race winner and Championship contender Bobby Fong

2014 Dynojet Pro Sportbike Champion and two-time race winner Garrett Gerloff

2014 RaceFuelZ Pro Superbike Champion and three-time AMA Pro Superbike Champion Josh Hayes

Dynojet Pro Sportbike podium finisher Bryce Prince

Two-time former AMA Pro Formula Xtreme Champion Jake Zemke

One banner was used at the inaugural event April 26-27 at Auto Club Speedway and displays the official GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Presented by Yamaha series logo, “Yamaha Revs Your Heart” and “YAMAHA SOCAL NATIONALS.” It is being auctioned here: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=121356632002

One banner was used at the event May 3-4 at Sonoma Raceway and displays the official GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Presented by Yamaha series logo, the Arai Helmets logo and “ARAI PACIFIC NATIONALS.” It is being auctioned here: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=121356633420

The popular GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Presented by Yamaha series was organized in order to provide fans in the western United States with opportunities to watch America’s best motorcycle road racers in action at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, California; Sonoma Raceway, in Sonoma, California; and Miller Motorsports Park, in Tooele, Utah.

One-hour TV shows from the GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Presented by Yamaha will air on MAVTV twice a day on six consecutive Thursdays at consistent times beginning tomorrow, June 5. The complete TV broadcast schedule is as follows:

Round One, RaceFuelZ Pro Superbike from Yamaha SoCal Nationals at Fontana
June 5, 10:00 a.m. Pacific/1:00 p.m. Eastern and at 1:00 p.m. Pacific/4:00 p.m. Eastern

Round One, Dynojet Pro Sportbike from Yamaha SoCal Nationals at Fontana
June 12, 10:00 a.m. Pacific/1:00 p.m. Eastern and at 1:00 p.m. Pacific/4:00 p.m. Eastern

Round Two, RaceFuelZ Pro Superbike from Arai Pacific Nationals at Sonoma Raceway
June 19, 10:00 a.m. Pacific/1:00 p.m. Eastern and at 1:00 p.m. Pacific/4:00 p.m. Eastern

Round Two, Dynojet Pro Sportbike from Arai Pacific Nationals at Sonoma Raceway
June 26, 10:00 a.m. Pacific/1:00 p.m. Eastern and at 1:00 p.m. Pacific/4:00 p.m. Eastern

Round Three/Series Finale, RaceFuelZ Pro Superbike from Arai Mountain Nationals at Miller Motorsports Park
July 3, 10:00 a.m. Pacific/1:00 p.m. Eastern and at 1:00 p.m. Pacific/4:00 p.m. Eastern

Round Three/Series Finale, Dynojet Pro Sportbike from Arai Mountain Nationals at Miller Motorsports Park
July 10, 10:00 a.m. Pacific/1:00 p.m. Eastern and at 1:00 p.m. Pacific/4:00 p.m. Eastern

Key words for setting up DVRs will be “Superbike Shootout.”

All proceeds from the sale of this auction will go to the Roadracing World Action Fund, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to reducing injuries at racetracks by encouraging and facilitating the use of soft barriers at motorcycle racing events. Since its establishment in 2001, the Roadracing World Action Fund has raised over $1 million which has been used to deploy soft barriers at road racing events and track days throughout America, helping prevent injuries and helping save lives. For more information on the Roadracing World Action Fund, go to www.roadracingworld.com/actionfund/ .