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Sponsorship extened for Supersport series

PICKERINGTON, Ohio--AMA Pro Racing is happy to announce that long time sponsor, Pro Honda Oils will continue their involvement as title sponsor of the AMA U.S. Supersport Championship. This marks the 10th anniversary of Pro Honda Oils' sponsorship...

PICKERINGTON, Ohio--AMA Pro Racing is happy to announce that long time sponsor, Pro Honda Oils will continue their involvement as title sponsor of the AMA U.S. Supersport Championship. This marks the 10th anniversary of Pro Honda Oils' sponsorship of the AMA U.S. Supersport Championship, being one of the longest-running sponsor relationships in AMA Pro Racing history. In addition to being title sponsor, Pro Honda Oils will be awarding a "Pro Honda Oils Championship Bonus" of $24,000 divided among the top-ten riders is the series.

Pro Honda Oils provides a comprehensive line of motorcycle-specific oils and chemicals, developed through the performance and durability testing of professional motorcycle racing. Pro Honda Oils is dedicated to providing riders with a top-quality product to fit their motorcycle performance needs.

The Pro Honda Oils U.S. Supersport Championship, introduced in 1987, is expected to be a highly-competitive series this year with a full field of top riders, such as all-time series wins leader Miguel Duhamel, currently residing in Las Vegas, Tommy Hayden of Owensboro, Ky., Eric Bostrom, also of Las Vegas, along with Georgia native and defending champion Aaron Yates. As one of the AMA Pro Racing's top series, records are expected to fall this year. This series hosts bikes from Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki and Kawasaki.

"Pro Honda Oils is extremely proud to continue our association with AMA Pro Racing. As title sponsor of AMA Supersport, 2003 marks our 10th consecutive year as title sponsor of the series long acknowledged as one of the most competitive motorcycle racing series in the world." says, Rick Mitchell, Assistant Manager, Motorcycle Parts, Sales and Marketing.

"AMA Pro Racing is proud to have Pro Honda Oils back as the title sponsor of the AMA U.S. Supersport Championship," said Andy Leisner, Vice President of AMA Pro Racing. "Their dedication to the sport of motorcycle racing and to the AMA Supersport Championship is unequalled. Entering their 10th year of sponsorship, this series is sure to be one of the most competitive to date."

The AMA Pro Honda Oils U.S. Supersport Championship from Daytona, can be seen live on Speed Channel March 7 at 4 p.m. EST.

About AMA Pro Racing
AMA Pro Racing is the leading sanctioning body for motorcycle sport in the United States. Its properties include the AMA Supercross Championship, the AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Motocross Championship, the AMA Chevy Trucks U.S Superbike Championship and the AMA Progressive Insurance U.S. Flat Track Championship. Nearly 2 million race fans attended AMA Pro Racing events during the 2002 season. For more information about AMA Pro Racing, visit www.amaproracing.com.

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Drivers Miguel Duhamel , Tommy Hayden , Aaron Yates