Bridgestone Increases Contingency For 80th Daytona 200

Bridgestone Increases Contingency For 80th Daytona 200

© 2022, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. From a press release issued By Bridgestone Americas, Inc.:

Bridgestone Motorcycle Celebrates the 80th Running of the Daytona 200 With Enhanced Contingency Program

Bridgestone is proud to announce that it is raising its contingency offering for the 2022 Daytona 200 in celebration of the 80th running of the race.

For those riders racing on Bridgestone motorcycle tires, Bridgestone will offer cash prizes starting at $1,500 for the highest non-podium finish and up to $5,000 for a first-place finish.

Thrilled to showcase the performance of its Bridgestone motorcycle tires at an event that has challenged racers for over seven decades.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 7, 2022) – Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced its new Daytona 200 Contingency program in celebration of the event’s 80th running. The Daytona 200 will take place on March 10-12, 2022, at Daytona International Speedway, the “World Center of Racing.”

The Daytona 200 has challenged the world’s best motorcycle racers for over seven decades. This year, Bridgestone has raised its contingency offering to support racers riding on Bridgestone motorcycle tires.

For those riders racing on Bridgestone motorcycle tires, Bridgestone is proud to offer:


First-Place Finish – $5,000

Second-Place Finish – $3,000

Third-Place Finish – $2,000

Highest Non-Podium Finish – $1,500

* For additional information, see your tech inspection representative during race registration.

“The Daytona 200 features some of the best racers in the world, and we want to reward those who ride on Bridgestone,” said Jared Williams, general manager, Bridgestone Motorcycle Tire Business in the United States and Canada. “We can’t wait to be a part of the excitement at the 80th running!”

To find the nearest Bridgestone race tire sub-distributor, call 1-800-828-9143 or email [email protected].

About Bridgestone Americas, Inc.: 

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S.-based subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader in tires and rubber, building on its expertise to provide solutions for safe and sustainable mobility. Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., Bridgestone Americas employs more than 50,000 people across its worldwide operations. Bridgestone offers a diverse product portfolio of premium tires and advanced solutions backed by innovative technologies, improving the way people around the world move, live, work and play.

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