PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that AMA members can now purchase an exclusive ticket package from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 2009 Red Bull Indianapolis GP weekend, scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 28-30, in Indianapolis.
The offer allows AMA members to purchase a ticket package valued at $115 for only $75. The package includes: a three-day general admission ticket; Indianapolis Motor Speedway souvenirs; a 10 percent-off coupon for Speedway merchandise; a free parade lap on the MotoGP course (if you bring your personal motorcycle); and a free three-day VIP motorcycle parking pass (if you bring your personal motorcycle).
"The MotoGP World Championships feature the most talented racers and the most exotic motorcycle road-racing equipment in existence," said Jim Moore, AMA director of business development. "This special pricing package represents a great opportunity for AMA members to see their racing heroes on these marvelous machines, up close and personal."
"AMA members represent the backbone of motorcycle enthusiasts in the United States," said Indianapolis Motor Speedway VP of Marketing Chris Schwartz. "The Speedway staff is excited to make this offer to AMA members. It's a rare opportunity for motorcycle fans to see the world's best riders in the 125, 250 and MotoGP classes."
The Red Bull Indianapolis GP weekend will feature American riders in all three World Championship classes. Nicky Hayden, the 2006 MotoGP Champion, and Colin Edwards will represent the United States in the premier MotoGP class, while Stevie Bonsey will contest the 250cc class and Cameron Beaubier will ride as a rookie in 125cc.
The Red Bull Indianapolis GP ticket discount promotion is just the latest in a long list of more than two dozen AMA member benefits and savings, which now include free AMA Roadside Assistance for all members who sign-up for automatic renewal. For more on the benefits of AMA membership, see AmericanMotorcyclist.com and click on Member Services.
Not an AMA member? It's easy to join and redeem this valuable offer, as well as take advantage of numerous other savings. Simply log on to AmericanMotorcyclist.com, select Join/Renew in the Membership menu and follow the simple steps. AMA members not only get a great package of benefits, they support America's leading advocacy organization for the motorcycling lifestyle.
About the American Motorcyclist Association
Since 1924, the AMA has protected the future of motorcycling and promoted the motorcycle lifestyle. AMA members come from all walks of life, and they navigate many different routes on their journey to the same destination: freedom on two wheels. As the world's largest motorcycling organization, the AMA advocates for motorcyclists' interests in the halls of local, state and federal government, the committees of international governing organizations, and the court of public opinion. Through member clubs, promoters and partners, the AMA sanctions more motorsports competition and motorcycle recreational events than any other organization in the world. AMA members receive money-saving discounts from dozens of well-known suppliers of motorcycle services, gear and apparel, bike rental, transport, hotel stays and more. Through its Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum, the AMA preserves the heritage of motorcycling for future generations.