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Presenting sponsor annoucned for Supersport series

PICKERINGTON, Ohio - AMA Pro Racing welcomes one of the industry's leading helmet technology companies, Shoei Safety Helmet, as the presenting sponsor for the Pro Honda Oils U.S. Supersport Championship. For 2003, the series will be called the AMA...

PICKERINGTON, Ohio - AMA Pro Racing welcomes one of the industry's leading helmet technology companies, Shoei Safety Helmet, as the presenting sponsor for the Pro Honda Oils U.S. Supersport Championship. For 2003, the series will be called the AMA Pro Honda Oils U.S. Supersport Championship presented by Shoei.

Since 1958 Shoei has worked to become a leader in helmet technology. The reputation and determination of its founder to produce helmets for the racing sector has made Shoei a top brand worldwide. Shoei's commitment to helmet safety and its innovative technology to produce a quality product makes their sponsorship of the Supersport championship a perfect fit and affirms their pledge to rider safety.

"What a way to kick off bike week," says AMA Pro Racing Vice President, Andy Leisner, "We are excited to add such an innovative and respected company such as Shoei to our Supersport championship. With Shoei coming on board as the presenting sponsor it shows their dedication to road racing and the safety of the riders."

"Shoei Safety Helmet is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the Pro Honda Oils U.S. Supersport Championship," said Mike Schield, National Sales Manager of Shoei. "We wanted to further our dedication and promise to advance rider safety. By becoming part of one of AMA Pro Racing's top series we feel we can achieve that."

The AMA Pro Honda Oils U.S. Supersport Championship presented by Shoei will run on Friday, March 7, 2003. The checkered flag will drop on the 18-lap event at 4:20 p.m. EST. The race can be seen live on Speed Channel starting at 4:00 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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