COSTA MESA, CA, APR. 6 – MotoAmerica has announced GEICO Motorcycle as a supporting partner of the 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship, and a sponsor of both the pre-season preview and post-season review shows that will air on the CBS Sports Network.
The debut season of the MotoAmerica Series gets rolling at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, April 9-12 and concludes eight rounds later at the New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey, September 11-13.
In addition to its sponsorship of the MotoAmerica Series, GEICO Motorcycle is also the title sponsor of the GEICO Suzuki GSX-R1000 that will be ridden in the MotoAmerica Superbike Series by Chris Ulrich.
“We are pleased to have GEICO on board as a supporting partner for our series,” said MotoAmerica President and three-time 500cc World Champion Wayne Rainey. “Our first year is going to be a lot of fun and we look forward to working with GEICO throughout the season. We’re also happy that GEICO is returning to the paddock as a sponsor of Chris Ulrich’s Suzuki team.”
“We are excited to serve as a supporting partner of MotoAmerica’s Road Racing Championship Series,” said Ted Ward, GEICO vice president. “The debut season promises to bring a lot of fun and excitement and also gives us a great opportunity to interact on a personal level with race fans and enthusiasts.”
The GEICO-sponsored 2015 MotoAmerica season preview show will air on CBS Sports Network on Wednesday, April 15 at 8 p.m. (Eastern) with a replay later that evening at 11:30. The show will re-air on Saturday, April 18 at 11 p.m. (Eastern).
MotoAmerica is the new North American road racing series created in 2014. MotoAmerica is an affiliate of KRAVE Group LLC, a partnership that includes three-time 500cc World Champion, two-time AMA Superbike Champion, and AMA Hall of Famer Wayne Rainey, ex-racer and former manager of Team Roberts Chuck Aksland, motorsports marketing executive Terry Karges, and businessman Richard Varner. For more information on MotoAmerica, visit www.motoamerica.com.
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 13 million private passenger customers and insures more than 22 million vehicles (auto & motorcycle). GEICO’s online service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales, policy changes and claims reporting, and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through the GEICO App, reach a representative over the phone or visit a GEICO local agent. GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, boats, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available. For more information, visit www.geico.com.