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Oct 1, 2012

M1 PowerSports SuperKart Challenge To Kick Off Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans

DENVER, Colo. (October 1, 2012) - M1 PowerSports is thrilled to announce the M1 PowerSports SuperKart Challenge, set to kick off the Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans presented by Dunlop Tire and LeoVince on NOLA Motorsports Park's world-class karting facility. This Thursday, October 4 at 3:00 p.m., the team-based race format will give a few lucky Big Kahuna fans, local armed forces members and media the chance to team up with, and battle against, the GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing athletes set to take the stage on NOLA Motorsports Park's road course later in the week.

"The SuperKart Challenge marks the beginning of one of the most exciting events of the year for motorcycle riders and racing fans," said Cameron Gray, CEO of M1 PowerSports. "The city of New Orleans feels like a second home after all these months of preparation and we can't wait to Get Back to the Track!"

The SuperKart Challenge will be conducted in four five-lap heats, and each driver must complete one of the heat races. Rather than competing for overall finishing position, each driver's fastest lap time will be recorded and added to their teammates' fastest lap times. The team with the lowest cumulative lap time will win the event. The top three teams will receive trophies and the fan and armed forces member on the winning team will receive two (2) three-day ticket packages to this weekend's GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing season finale.

This weekend's Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans presented by Dunlop Tire and LeoVince will close out the GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing season at America's newest motorsports facility, NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, La. For more information and to get tickets, please visit ~www.m1powersports.com~.


About GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing:

GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing is the premier motorcycle road racing series in North America and is universally regarded as one of the most competitive road racing organizations in the world. The 2012 schedule consists of 12 rounds of competition on the country's finest road courses. The Series is comprised of four production-based classes: AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike, AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike, AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport and the AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series. Learn more about GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing at www.amaproracing.com/rr/.

About M1 PowerSports, formerly M1 Entertainment: A Denver-based company, M1 PowerSports has been working in motorsports for over 16 years. Originally spawned from Daniels Corporation under the name FAST, the fledgling company was heavily involved in television production for car and motorcycle racing. With the birth of Speedvision, FAST morphed into Race Promotion Management (RPM) and is now operating as M1 PowerSports with many of the same staff still in place. We still sell advertising for Speed, sell merchandise under the brand Moto 1 and promote our own events, keeping us busy year-round! For more information, please call 303-377-3278 or email info@m1powersports.com.