IRVINE, Calif. (May 9, 2007) – Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. announced its role as Presenting Sponsor of the 2007 Women’s Motocross Association, Inc. (WMA) Championship. Top Team Green™ female motocross riders including Elizabeth Bash and Tania Satchwell will participate in the six-race AMA/WMA Women’s National Motocross Championship which gets underway May 12, at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, Calif. In addition, Kawasaki will sponsor the “largest women’s race in history” – the WMA Cup, which takes place in November at the Cycle Ranch MX Park in Floresville, TX.
Kawasaki will be involved in the WMA Nationals and the WMA Cup and will have a presence at all seven races. Special Kawasaki events will include: dealer appearances by Team Green riders and special activities within the WMA pits.
“The WMA race series is a unique opportunity for girls and women to take their riding and racing skills to the next level,” said Jan Plessner, Kawasaki Public Relations Manager. “The percentage of female Kawasaki customers continues to grow and positive role models like Elizabeth Bash and Tania Satchwell send inspirational messages to women everywhere.”
The six-race series begins in Southern California and concludes in August at Steel City Raceway in Delmont, Pa. The 2007 AMA/WMA Women’s National Motocross Championship Presented by Kawasaki schedule is as follows:
Rd 1: Saturday, May 12th – Glen Helen Raceway (San Bernardino, Calif.)
Rd 2: Saturday, May 19th – Hangtown MX National (Sacramento, Calif.)
Rd 4: Saturday, July 21st – Thunder Valley MX National (Lakewood, Colo.)
Rd 6: Saturday, August 25th – Steel City Raceway (Delmont, Pa.)
WMA Cup: Wednesday, November 21st thru Sunday, November 25th - Cycle Ranch MX (Floresville, TX)
For additional information on race events and schedules, please visit www.wmaracing.com.