Aug 23, 2001
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From a press release issued by CCS:<BR><BR>For Immediate Release:<BR> <BR>CCS Continues 2001 Growth <BR><BR>Fort Worth) August 21 , 2001 - The Championship Cup Series (CCS) announced a year-to-date growth rate of 27% in licensed riders bringing the total number to nearly 4000 for the year. <BR><BR>"While the number of total CCS events has fluctuated, the increase in ridership in very impressive" said Kevin Elliott, CCS Road Racing Manager for Clear Channel Entertainment's motor sports division.<BR><BR>Elliott chalks the success up to the "Zero to Hero" new rider program sponsored by Lockhart-Phillips, and to CCS' contingency sponsors including Aprilia, Arai, Bridgestone, Dunlop, EBC, Ferodo, GMD Computrack, Kawasaki, Kobe, Metzeler, Pirelli, Sharkskinz, Silkolene, Suzuki, Teknic, Vanson, Vortex, Yamaha, Michelin, (and) VP Fuel who have posted more than $3,000,000.00 with CCS in 2001.<BR><BR><BR>"We couldn't have done this without the support of the industry, and we are glad to have them as our partners" added Elliott.<BR><BR>With late summer and fall events on the schedule for 2001, CCS is expected to continue its upward trend. For more information on CCS, visit ccsracing.com or contact Clear Channel Motor Sports at 817-332-4822.