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Jan 26, 2011

Updated With Video: AMA Pro SuperSport Racer Stump Signs Sponsors For 2011 Season

Eric Stump. Photo by David Swarts/
Millville, NJ"¦AMA Pro SuperSport rider Eric Stump is excited to announce that he has signed a sponsorship agreement with MarkBilt Racing, Absolute Performance and 55 Productions for the 2011 season. "I'm are really excited to have the support of Markbilt racing, Absolute Performance, and 55 Productions for the upcoming season," says Eric, who rides the MarkBilt Racing Yamaha R6. With his first year of professional racing under his belt, Eric is ready and willing to take some podiums for the 2011 season. "Last season marked my first year of professional racing," explains Eric. "This year our goal is to take my racing to the next level and win the AMA Supersport Series." "I am very proud to sponsor Eric Stump, I see great potential in this young rider and it is a pleasure to see him improve every time he is on the motorcycle. We are looking forward to a very exciting year!" explains Roy Cadoo from Absolute Performance. " Watching Eric's result from last year, his time and effort to train for 2011 plus his results at the Dunlop Tire Testing, Eric is going to have a very promising year" explains Brian Nitto from 55 Productions. Eric Stump during the Dunlop Tire Testing Session in Daytona, Florida took first in the AMA SuperSport Series with a 1:55:846. " Eric has the capabilities to go very far because of his age, his positive personality and his dedication" explains Mark Rozema. " With last year's experience under his belt, and the right bike set-up, I don't see why Eric can't be first in every race". Eric's background comes from his father, Scott Stump being a former Flat track All-star back in the late 90's and also in the 2005. "In the off-season, I am always on a bike, whether off-road, flat track or on the ice". Eric explains. " Having my dad present always helps my performance and confidence". "This year will be a great year to mix up it with the talent of the SuperSport class, but I am determined to make my mark at Daytona and the rest of the 2011 season". About Eric Stump Sponsors: MarkBilt Racing is a full service race shop located adjacent to New Jersey Motorsports Park. Specializing in the preparation and maintenance of race and track day motorcycles and high performance street bikes. Services include: engine building, suspension, dyno tuning, chassis prep, electronics, welding and fabrication, machining, tires, storage and maintenance. Ohlins suspension service center and VP race fuel distributor. Absolute Performance was formed in 2002 basically as a company to support riders with trackday and race supply needs. Our fair prices, old fashioned customer services attracted a loyal following which spring boarded us into an organization providing instruction,coaching, and certification for Trackday riders and future racers. Our simple philosophy is the people, in our case the rider first. A nationwide .com providing almost everything for everyone who rides. Two retail store locations with a newly formed partnership with Markbilt Racebikes giving us the opportunity to finely tune machines for track day and competitive racing. Absolute Cycle is a trackday organization that promotes safe and fun track day session throughout the season from beginner classes to the advanced. Absolute Cycle organizes track sessions at NJMP and JenningsGP. 55 Productions is a TV Production, Post Production and Digital Photography company that provides services for a variety of commercial and corporate companies. 55 Productions is based upon being diverse in working with numerous media and media outlets. 55 Productions was founded in 2009 by Brian Nitto. "The key to the company is quality, detail, creativity, and a variety of options" explains Brian Nitto. "We pride ourselves on the high standards, no matter the budget".
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