AMA Pro Racing Supersport rider James Rispoli has officially been signed to endorse the Monster Energy brand during the 2011 race season.
In his first major year of road racing Rispoli made it to the podium twice including a win at New Jersey Motorsport Park. He capped off the season with a fifth place finish missing five races which included Daytona based on a tight private budget.
Rispoli, a flattracker racer turned road racer, has promoted the Monster Energy brand throughout the 2010 season where he achieved significant market awareness both on and off the track.
In 2011, Rispoli will be riding for the ANT Racing/STAR School race team with support from the Army National Guard, Healthy Heroes, PEI and Techmounts. He will be challenging for the AMA Supersport East Championship and race select West Coast rounds.
Alex Dunstan (Motorsports Manager, Monster Energy) says: "With his dynamic riding style and equally noteworthy personality James’ is a great fit for our brand.
"We’re looking forward to James’ running the green M-claw and representing Monster Energy during the 2011 Supersport season. James’ has a bright future ahead of him and we’re stoked to be along for the ride!"
James Rispoli (AMA Supersportsays: "All I can say is that hard work and dedication pays off. I am so grateful for the help Monster Energy is giving me in 2011 and I look forward to helping them bring more attention to the Monster Energy brand. It’s going to be a fun season of promoting and racing and I can’t wait to get to Daytona."