Night-time race at Evergreen Raceway includes X Games qualifier.
Palo Alto, CA, June 12, 2008– The 2008 AMA XTRM Supermoto Championship kicks off in Seattle, Washington on Saturday night July 5, at Evergreen Speedway. This opening round doubles as a qualifier for non-seeded Supermoto riders at the ESPN Summer X Games in Los Angeles on August 1-2.
The new AMA XTRM Supermoto Championship, presented by Parts Unlimited, will feature factory teams from Yamaha, Honda, Aprilla, KTM, and Husqvarna and a host of new independent teams and stars competing in the Premier 450cc, the Unlimited and 250cc Lites class that take on a variety of asphalt/dirt courses from Seattle to the urban streets in Austin, Texas in October.
The six-round Supermoto Series has three championships up for grabs, with all three defending champions starting on equal points, Yamaha’s Mark Burkhart (450), Brandon Currie (250cc Lites) and Aprilla’s Benny Carlson (Unlimited). Also with six hours of Speed HD-TV broadcasting and XTRM’s new website, XTRM.com.
The XTRM Sports Network takes advantage of the latest online technology to bring together racers, promoters, advertisers and fans using a powerful social network and transaction platform. This season promises to be an exciting challenge for all competitors in a brutal battle for the ultimate Supermoto championship.
More information can be found directly online at http://www.xtrm.com/supermoto and at
www.amasupermoto.com. Seattle race information and promoter info: www.whrmotorsports.com.
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implementation solutions for Fortune 500 advertisers, properties and promoters. The company provides technology solutions for forums, as well as owns and manages properties such as Supermotojunkie.com that complete a comprehensive range of advertising and marketing solutions. XTRM is headquartered in Belmont, CA with distribution throughout the United States and Europe. For more information, please visit www.xtrm.com or call 866.367.9289. XTRM, the XTRM logo, and the marks relating to other XTRM products and services referenced herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks of XTRM, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.