WERA: New Event Date, $20,000 Purse, Contingency For WERA West In 2020

WERA: New Event Date, $20,000 Purse, Contingency For WERA West In 2020

© 2020, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. From a press release issued By WERA Motorcycle Roadracing, Inc.:



For 2020 the WERA West Sportsman Series presented by Lucas Oil will have qualifying in the A and C Superbike Expert Classes and add two laps to each of those classes’ races.

Thomas Asseo’s Fresh ‘n’ Lean, Lo Thao’s Calishine Racing, Terry Heard’s Cha Cha Cha Motorsport, Greg Arnold’s Capit Tire Warmers ,and Gigi Chow of Fastrack Riders and 61 DTC (Pirelli Tire Vendor) have put up a total purse of $20,000.00.  Gigi Chow is also working on this project to secure more sponsorship and will host Saturday night BBQs for the riders.


The purse will be paid out as follows – it will be divided between the 6 rounds (Buttonwillow has been added on August 15/16, 2020) with 1st place receiving ($500.00) 30%; 2nd place receiving ($330.00) 20% and third place receiving ($250.00) 15% – 20% will be divided equally ($125.00 between 3 riders randomly picked who participated and finished the race.  The balance of ($500.00 per round) 15% will go into a year-end championship award in the two classes. In addition to the purse, 61 DTC will have a Pirelli Contingency plan for all classes for the 2020 race season.


“We are very excited and thankful for this support from the racing community and our wish is to grow this sport and make it exciting for everyone.  I can’t thank Thomas, Lo, Gigi Terry and others enough for all they did to make this happen,” said Evelyne Clarke, CEO and Owner of WERA Motorcycle Roadracing.


WERA Motorcycle Roadracing was founded in 1973 and remains the foremost place to develop talent in the sport of motorcycle road racing.  The legacy of Pro riders on a National and World level is legendary.  All events are run by WERA Motorcycle Roadracing and are co-sanctioned by the AMA. Racing is offered coast to coast with entry level racing in the WERA Sportsman Series as well as a Pro-Am series with the Pirelli/WERA National Challenge Series as well as WERA Vintage Racing also this year our 2018 Triple Crown + 1 with MotoAmerica as well endurance racing with our track day partners N2 and Sportbike Track Time.  WERA Motorcycle Roadracing was voted the 2017 AMA Track Organizer of the Year.  There is something for everyone with WERA Motorcycle Roadracing!


For further information contact WERA Motorcycle Roadracing or check the web site at www.wera.com.

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