Cobra Posts Nearly $70K in Contingency

HILLSDALE, Mich. – Cobra Motorcycle’s ambitious 2009 contingency program has swelled to nearly 70 grand – the highest on record for the Michigan-based manufacturer of competition mini cycles and ATVs - offering the popular ‘Cobra Bucks’ to kids competing on the Cobra both the CX line of 50cc and 65cc mini cycles, as well as the ECX line of ATVs.

“In order to win those trophies you’ve got to have your Cobra bikes and ATVs running in tip-top shape,” said Cobra President Sean Hilbert. “The Cobra contingency program, featuring Cobra Bucks, is set up to help our racers put together the best possible bikes and ATVs for their competition needs.”

Redeemable at Cobra HQ, Cobra Bucks can be earned at events ranging from the amateur MX Nationals openers in Texas (Lake Whitney and Oak Hill) all the way through the major NMA events, Loretta qualifiers and Loretta’s and into Thanksgiving at the Mini Os – 10 major races and four overall series payouts for the CX 50cc and 65cc bikes is a contingency record for Cobra.

“We’ve really put a great deal of emphasis on Cobra contingency backing on the new CX65,” added Hilbert.

Cobra mini cycle contingency races and series include:

·        Lake Whitney

·        Oak Hill

·        Vegas World Mini GP

·        Sweney Cycle Park Pro/Am

·        Loretta Lynn’s Regional Qualifiers

·        Loretta Lynn’s Amateur National Championships

·        Ponca City

·        Baja Brawl

·        Branson

·        Mini Os

·        American Bluegrass Championship Series

·        Texas Winter Series

·        Unlimited Sports Winter Am Series

·        California Gold Cup

And the ATV contingency series includes:

·        ATVA Motocross Nationals Series

“Good luck to everyone racing the Cobra contingency events this year and we look forward to setting you guys up with Cobra product through the Cobra Bucks you’re competing for,” said Hilbert.

Cobra, founded in 1993, produces the most successful line of competition mini cycles and mini quads in the United States with more than 200 national titles in the last decade. Based out of Hillsdale, Mich., Cobra's mission is to build premium products for the serious racer. For more information on Cobra products, please visit our website at

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