"I am really excited about Foremost Insurance getting involved with my team. They are a quality company with a serious commitment to the motorcycle industry. I have seen up close how their involvement can impact a race team's program. This is a big boost to the Burkhart Racing Team and we are looking forward to working with them to win championships," commented Burkhart.
"Mark Burkhart and the Burkhart Racing Team are the perfect addition to our other teams and athlete sponsorships. Burkhart is a fan favorite and his accomplishments speak for themselves. We are looking to help him get his team off the ground and add to his numerous championships," added Randy Slotten, Director Marketing for Foremost Insurance.
Other Foremost Insurance sponsorships include the Foremost Pegram Ducati Superbike Team, Foremost Insurance Jim Neese Racing Arenacross Team, supercross racer Justin Brayton and X Games Gold winner, Tarah Gieger. Foremost is also the official insurance for the Suzuki Big Kahuna Superbike Nationals.
Mark Burkhart will be racing this upcoming weekend in the first round of the XTRM AMA Supermoto Series. The race will be held at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California in conjunction with the National Guard AMA Superbike event. Burkhart will practice on Friday, March 20, and race on Sunday, March 22.
About Burkhart Racing
Burkhart Racing is a professional Supermoto team owned by Mark Burkhart. Mitch Hansen of HMC Racing is responsible for the preparing and maintaining the bikes along with crew chief Uli Toporsch. Mark Burkhart has won numerous supermoto championships including the 2008 Navy Moto X Games World Championships Gold, the 2007 X Games Gold, 2007 AMA Supermoto Championship, 2006 X Games Silver and 2005 AMA Supermoto Lites Championship. Team sponsors include Monster Energy Drink, Foremost Insurance, Arai, Scott, Dunlop, Sidi, KTM, Cycra, Vortex, Fuchs Silkolene Oil, DID Chain, Beringer Brakes, Akrapovic Exhaust, Millennium Technologies, EBC Brakes, Wiseco Pistons, Cometic Gaskets, Hot Cams, Pivot Works. Additional information about Mark Burkhart can be found on his web site at www.markburkhart.com.
About Foremost Insurance
Foremost Insurance Group is a single source for property, casualty and commercial small business insurance. A member of the Farmers Insurance Group®, Foremost has been a leader in the insurance industry since 1952. Through Foremost or an affiliated company, programs for auto, home, umbrella, manufactured home, motor home, travel trailer, luxury motor coach, specialty homeowner, vacant property, seasonal property, landlord and rental properties, motorcycle, off-road vehicle, snowmobile, boat, personal watercraft, and collectible auto are offered. Through Farmers' relationship with Zurich Small Business, Foremost also offers commercial small business programs for retail, wholesale, office, service, industrial, restaurant and habitational businesses. Foremost is headquartered in Caledonia, Michigan. To learn more, visit www.Foremost.com.