Memphis: Ringers Gloves preview

IT ALL COMES DOWN TO MEMPHIS... Moorpark, Calif. - (August 16, 2006) Only one race remains in determining the field for the 2006 Ringers Gloves Pro Bike Battle to be held at the prestigious 52nd annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at O'Reilly ...

IT ALL COMES DOWN TO MEMPHIS...

Moorpark, Calif. - (August 16, 2006) Only one race remains in determining the field for the 2006 Ringers Gloves Pro Bike Battle to be held at the prestigious 52nd annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at O'Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis in on Saturday, September 2.

The riders head to Memphis Motorsports Park in Millington, Tenn., this weekend, some in hopes of cracking the top eight for their chance at the $25,000 paycheck the Ringers Gloves Pro Bike Battle awards.

As of today, last year's Battle champion GT Tonglet sits 11th in points, 240 points behind eighth-place Tom Bradford. G-Squared Motorsports/Star Racing rider Chip Ellis leads the crew with 2,210 points, with reigning POWERade Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Andrew Hines only 15 points behind him.

Riders accumulate points during their 15-race NHRA POWERade Drag Racing regular season. The top eight with the most points move onto vie for the 2006 Ringers Gloves Pro Bike Battle champion bragging rights, held at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis.

The Ringers Gloves Pro Bike Battle winner will take home a cash prize of $25,000 and a commemorative trophy, while the runner-up collects $10,000. The two semi-finalists will each receive $6,000 each and the four first round finalists, $3,500 each.

Ringers Gloves, Official Gloves of NHRA and title sponsor for the Ringers Gloves Pro Bike Battle, is a full-line manufacturer of high-end, task specific gloves, SFI 3.3/1, 3.3/10, 3.3/20 racing gloves, UnderX protective undergarments and rdigs pit boots.

Keep up with your favorite Ringers racers in '06 by logging onto www.ringersgloves.com for photos and highlights!

-credit: www.ringersgloves.com

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Series NHRA
Drivers Andrew Hines , GT Tonglet , Chip Ellis , Tom Bradford