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Feb 3, 2011

Iron Horse BMW, Evan Steel Performance Sponsoring CCS Southwest Championship, Unlimited GP Class

CCS Southwest is pleased to announce Iron Horse BMW and Evan Steel Performance (ESP) as the new Title Sponsors for the 2011 CCS Southwest road racing season. As Title Sponsors, the Tucson, Ariz.-based businesses are co-sponsoring the CCS/SW Unlimited Grand Prix premier race, resulting in one of the largest progressive purse payouts in the Southwest. The Unlimited GP purse will be based on total race entries and could exceed $2,000 in total cash payout, with the winning rider taking home a maximum $1,200.

"Iron Horse BMW is happy to add the Title Sponsorship of CCS Southwest to our AMA sponsorship of Chris Peris on the BWM S1000RR for 2011," said John Cartwright, owner of Iron Horse Motorcycles in Tucson, AZ.

"We partnered with Iron Horse BMW last year to sponsor Chris Peris for his AMA Superbike efforts. We are extremely happy to be able to add CCS Southwest to our sponsored events this year," explained Evan Steel, owner of ESP.

As CCS Southwest expands from its home track at Firebird International Raceway in Phoenix to the new INDE Motorsports Park at Willcox in southeastern Arizona, having two premier Tucson-based road-racing sponsors will build regional interest in the series.

CCS Southwest kicks off their 2011 season on February 27 at Firebird International Raceway in Phoenix.
"We are proud to have Iron Horse BMW and ESP as Title Sponsors of our southwest-based race series," said Tyler Smith, co-owner Road Race Southwest. "We continue to find partners who share our passion for road racing and want to enhance our racing series in the Southwest."

Iron Horse BMW is a premier BMW Motorcycle dealership, based in Tucson, and located online at Evan Steel Performance specializes in Superbike engine and suspension performance and is also based in Tucson, and can be found online at For more information on CCS/SW, please visit our website . For more information and registration of any XCEL Trackdays event, please visit
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