KTM Announces Pro Contingency for the 2011 AMA Supercross and AMA Arenacross Series

MARRIETA, CA – January 06, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – KTM North America, Inc. is excited to announce its contingency payout for the 2011 AMA Supercross and AMA Arenacross Series.

KTM will post $580,000 in possible contingency payout between the two series. Contingency will be available in the following classes for the overall finish per round.

AMA Arenacross (15 rounds):

  • AX: 1st – 8th – $600, 9th-16th – $400 – Total Payout per event $8,000
  • AX Lites: 1st – 8th – $600, 9th-16th – $400 – Total Payout per event $8,000

Total Event Purse per round: $16,000 for 15 rounds equals total possible season payout of $240,000.

AMA Supercross (17 rounds):

  • SX: 1st-10th – $600, 11th-20th – $400 – Total Payout per event $10,000
  • SX Lites: 1st-10th – $600, 11th-20th – $400 – Total Payout per event $10,000

Total Event Purse per round: $20,000 for 17 rounds equals total possible season payout of $340,000.

KTM contingency is for cash payouts for the AMA Supercross and AMA Arenacross Pro Series. All interested pro riders must register with www.xtrm.com to receive KTM contingency. Pro riders must sign up for the XTRM Pro account in order to collect KTM cash payouts.

“KTM is excited to continue its contingency program with both the Supercross and Arenacross Series. KTM has taken a different approach to its contingency plan by creating a payout that caters toward the privateer riders. By paying each qualifying position, all riders that make the main event aboard their KTM are guaranteed a payout to help them get to the next race,” remarked KTM President Jon-Erik Burleson.

“We’re very excited to provide the platform to manage KTM’s 2011 contingency offering,” adds Richard Grogan-Crane, XTRM CEO and Founder. “This is another example of KTM’s forward thinking in providing the absolute best for their sponsored riders.”

SOURCE: KTM-North America Inc.

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