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AMA Pro Racing has announce that has signed on as presenting sponsor of the newly named AMA Pro K&N Grand National Championship presented by and title sponsor of the 450cc Pro Singles Championship for the 2010 season.

This weekend marks the fourth and fifth rounds of the 2010 season, as riders prepare for both the TT and Mile events taking place in Springfield, Illinois.

"This is a great opportunity for us," explained Sequoyah Munroe, Marketing Supervisor for

"We are very proud to be a part of the Flat Track series. The sport has obviously gone through some changes the past few years, but today it is back to form with some of the best racing to be found."

Pro Single riders will also be happy to hear that is kicking in $15,000 towards the 2010 Pro Singles Points Fund, awarded to riders based on their final point standings at the end of the season. $5,000 will go to first place, $4,000 to second, $3,000 to third, $2,000 to fourth and $1,000 to fifth.

"This is great news for both the Pro Single riders and the entire series," said Mike Kidd, Director of Flat Track for AMA Pro Racing.

"This marks the first time Motorcycle-Superstore has been involved as a sponsor with the series and we look forward to working with them throughout the season."

The next round of the AMA Pro K&N Grand National Championship presented by will be this weekend, May 29-30, with a doubleheader event held at the Illinois State Fairground in Springfield, Illinois.

Saturday night showcases TT racing action and on Sunday race fans can take in the historic Springfield Mile.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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