QUAD MAGAZINE NAMED PRESENTING SPONSOR OF GRAND SLAM EVENTS
MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (May 21, 2008) -- QUAD Magazine has been named presenting sponsor of the ITP Tires Grand Slam, which features a $5,000 series purse for the Pro class.
The championship within a championship, being held at the remaining four Showcase Events on the ITP Tires/Moose Racing AMA/ATVA National Motocross Championship Presented by Parts Unlimited tour, will now be known as the ITP Tires Grand Slam Presented by QUAD Magazine.
"We're excited QUAD Magazine has partnered with us on this significant program," said Sam Gammon, ATVPG director. "Feedback thus far from our riders, teams, sponsors and other stakeholders has been extremely positive. We're looking forward to kicking this off this weekend!"
The ITP Tires Grand Slam Presented by QUAD Magazine will award $1,000 to the Pro winner at each of the four races, along with an additional $1,000 to the top-finishing Pro in Grand Slam points. The Grand Slam will also award custom Gold, Silver and Bronze medals to the top-three overall finishers.
To be eligible, riders must compete in all four remaining Showcase Events. The program kicks off next weekend with “First Base” at High Point Raceway in Mount Morris, Pa. (May 24-25). "Second Base" is at Unadilla Valley Sports in New Berlin, N.Y. (June 7-8); "Third Base" is at RedBud in Buchanan, Mich. (July 26-27); and the "Home Run" is at Loretta Lynn's Dirt Days in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. (Aug. 9-10).
Final awards will be presented following Loretta Lynn’s Dirt Days. The overall top three in each of the 34 classes from Pro to Youth will earn custom Grand Slam Series medals.
The ITP Tires Grand Slam Presented by QUAD Magazine kicks off this weekend, May 24-25, during the ATV Stampede at High Point Raceway in Mount Morris, Pa.
About the ITP/Moose Racing AMA/ATVA ATV National Motocross Championship Series Presented by Parts Unlimited
The AMA ITP/Moose Racing ATV National Motocross Championship Series Presented by Parts Unlimited is the nation’s premier amateur and professional ATV motocross series, and competes at top motocross facilities nationwide. The 11-round series features the Nation's best racers, teams and sponsors, and is America’s largest and longest-running ATV National Motocross series with more than 20 years of competition. The series continues to expand and produce top talent from the amateur ranks, while keeping close to the grassroots fun that makes people love to go to the races.
Series sponsors include title sponsors ITP Tires and Moose Racing, and presenting sponsor Parts Unlimited. Premiere and Feature sponsors include Can Am, Amsoil, ATV Sport Magazine, Quad Magazine, Moto Tees, Maxxis Tires, and FMF. Associate sponsors include Fox Shox, Gatorade, HinsonRacing, Custom Axis, and H-Bomb. Media partners include ATV Insider and ATVRiders.com. For more information, please visit The New ATV MX Online