Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati has launched a 2011 848 EVO Club Racing Contingency Program; a package to support riders campaigning Ducati’s new middleweight Superbike in regional road race competition.
The ’11 Ducati 848 EVO is a direct result of these ambitions combined with years of development while racing the 848 Superbike. Now in 2011, Ducati riders from around America will be competing for one of the more lucrative contingency programs available.The 848EVO Club Racing Contingency Program is open to any rider competing on a Ducati 848EVO Superbike purchased from an authorized U.S. Ducati motorcycle dealer. Payouts will be made in Ducati credit vouchers for the amounts of $700, $300 and $150; representing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishes.The regional series supported by the program are CCS, CMRA, WSMC, MRA, OMMRA, WMRRA, and AFM. There will be 109 races eligible for payout under the program, a minimum of three race weekends per series, and two-to-three classes paying out per race meeting. The 2011 program is Ducati’s best in years, and underlines the brand’s confidence in the capabilities of the new 848 EVO.Ducati is also pleased to announce the nine competing motorcycle riders it has careful selected as part of the 848EVO Club Racing Program. Jim Chaconas, Howard Crow, Jose Flores, Doug Hillius, Ryan Jones, Barrett Long, Brent Lyskawa, Stefano Mesa and Joel Spalding will be representing the iconic brand on their new 848EVO race bikes throughout the full 2011 season.For full details about the 2011 848EVO Club Racing Contingency program- including all dates, forms and eligible classes- please check with your local Ducati motorcycle dealer.