FMF Partners with AMA Pro Racing in Support of AMA Red Bull Supermoto Championship

- press release -PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Aug. 11, 2003) -- FMF, maker of high performance motorcycle parts and accessories, will be a track signage sponsor in support of the AMA Red Bull Supermoto Championship. FMF joins a growing list of leading motorcycle industry companies aligning themselves with AMA Pro Racing's newest championship. Andy Leisner, AMA Pro Racing vice president, welcomes FMF's involvement. "FMF has joined an elite group of companies that have recognized the opportunities associated with the AMA Red Bull Championship," said Leisner. "Their sponsorship package will provide them with significant on-site exposure at each and every round of the series, including the championship finale at Las Vegas."FMF's Danny LaPorte sees the sponsorship as a way for FMF to continue growing their business by tapping into an all new market. "Our success in the motocross and off-road categories is well known," said LaPorte. "We believe supermoto is here to stay and will ultimately be an important part of the motorcycle marketplace. It's imperative for us to test our products in the competition for which they were designed. That allows us to build the best possible products to benefit our customers. We'll be involved with AMA Pro Racing's Supermoto series as both a sponsor and participant." LaPorte himself raced at the opening round.The AMA Red Bull Supermoto Championship launched at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on July 11-13. The six-race series will conclude in Las Vegas on Nov. 21, 2003. Round 2 of the series is set for Aug. 30 at South Boston Speedway in South Boston, Va. The championship finale will be held in conjunction with the annual AMA Pro Racing Awards Banquet. For more information about the AMA Red Bull Supermoto Championship, visit