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Jan 30, 2013

Harley-Davidson Doubles Its Contingency Payouts In 2013 AMA Pro Flat Track

Harley-Davidson Increases AMA Pro Flat Track Contingency Purse

Contingency Program Doubles Payouts to $143,000 For 2013

Milwaukee, Wis. Harley-Davidson Motor Company is pleased to announce that it will double its contingency payouts to racers in the AMA Pro Harley-Davidson Insurance Grand National Twins class from $5,500 to $11,000 per race for the upcoming racing season.

For 2013, Harley-Davidson Motor Company will provide a $143,000 contingency fund for Twins riders competing on Harley-Davidson motorcycles in the series' thirteen scheduled Twins events. The Twins contingency program will pay out up to $11,000 in contingency per event to the First through Eighth place finishing positions to riders on Harley-Davidson motorcycles per the following schedule:

First place: $4,000

Second place: $2,000

Third place: $1,800

Fourth place: $1,200

Fifth place: $1,000

Sixth place: $400

Seventh place: $400

Eighth place: $200

To be eligible for Harley-Davidson contingency awards, riders must display the Harley-Davidson Bar & Shield logo prominently on their leathers either on the front chest or right ribcage area.

"Harley-Davidson's support for dirt track racing goes deep into the roots of the sport and we are pleased to increase the financial reward for racers who proudly carry the Bar & Shield in AMA Pro Flat Track competition," said Kris Schoonover, Harley-Davidson Racing Manager.

"AMA Pro Racing would like to thank the Harley-Davidson Motor Company for all of its support," said Dan Johnsen, Director of AMA Pro Flat Track. "By increasing support for the riders that are bringing fans across the country such thrilling entertainment, Harley-Davidson is helping to ensure the future success of the sport. We are thankful and proud to have them as a partner."

For more information on AMA Pro Racing Flat Track series, visit www.amaproracing.com.


Company Background

Harley-Davidson Motor Company produces heavyweight custom, cruiser and touring motorcycles and offers a complete line of Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts, accessories, riding gear and apparel, and general merchandise. For more information, visit harley-davidson.com.