Harley-Davidson Announces Contingency for XR1200 Race Series

$25,000 Fund Pays Out to Top 10 in Vance & Hines Spec Class

Vance & Hines XR1200 Series

Milwaukee (May 14, 2010) – Harley-Davidson Motor Company is pleased to announce a $25,000 contingency fund in support of the AMA Pro Racing Vance & Hines XR1200 Series, beginning with the debut round of the series at Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI, June 3-5.

The contingency program will pay out $5,000 to the top ten finishers in each of the series’ five rounds, with each race winner earning $1,250. Second place will receive $1,000, followed by $750 for third, and $500 for fourth. Fifth through tenth place finishers will each receive $250.

“We’re excited to support this grassroots racing class with a contingency program that rewards racers deep into the field,” said Steve Piehl, Harley-Davidson’s Director of Customer Experience. “Our contingency fund doubles the generous purse previously announced by Vance & Hines and the AMA and should provide an extra incentive to racers considering competing in the series.”

The Vance & Hines XR1200 Series features Harley-Davidson XR1200 motorcycles specially modified with racing kit parts supplied exclusively through Vance & Hines. For more information on the series, email xr1200@vhmotorsports.com or visit www.amaproracing.com.

Company Background

Harley-Davidson Motor Company produces heavyweight custom, cruiser and touring motorcycles and offers a complete line of Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts, accessories, riding gear and apparel, and general merchandise. For more information, visit harley-davidson.com.

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