Apr 18, 2002
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From a press release:<BR><BR>PRO HONDA OILS TAKES SPONSORSHIP OF FORMULA<BR>USA SPORTBIKE CLASS<BR><BR>AURORA, Ill., (April 18, 2002) - Clear Channel Entertainment's Motor Sports division announced today that Pro Honda Oils has assumed title sponsorship of the coveted 600 Sportbike Class inside the Formula USA National Road Race Series. <BR><BR>Pro Honda Oils 600 Sportbike features 600cc Inline Fours and 800cc Twins competing together with 112 maximum horsepower and 365 lb minimum weight limits, creating one of the highlight races of the Formula USA National Road Race weekend, when paired with the Lockhart Phillips Superbike Class. Lee Acree has been crowned champion of the Sportbike class for two consecutive years.<BR><BR>The addition of Pro Honda Oils as a national sponsor to the series will incorporate hundreds of national dealers into the promotion of the series and will secure a Pro Honda Oils display inside the Motorsports Expo areas of many events.<BR><BR>(Former racer) Rick Mitchell of Pro Honda Oils said, "We are proud to join forces with the National Road Race Series and we're happy to get behind the Sportbike Class. The class is a breeding ground of champions in the sport and we're looking forward to this season."<BR><BR>The next Formula USA National Road Race Series event is May 24-26 at Summit Point International Raceway in Summit Point, Va.<BR><BR>For more information, visit formulausa.com.