Revised: AMA Pro Racing names Sunoco official fuel of AMA Road Racing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- AMA Pro Racing today announced that Sunoco has been chosen as the fuel of AMA Road Racing.

Sunoco 260 GTX unleaded racing fuel, which contains no oxygenates and no metallic additives, will be used in all of the series' classes, including American Superbike, Daytona SportBike, SunTrust MOTO-GT and SuperSport.

"We are extremely honored to have been selected as the Official Fuel of AMA Road Racing," said Rob Marro, Sunoco General Manager of Performance Products and Automotive Events, in announcing the three year agreement. "We look forward to playing an integral role as AMA Pro Racing executes its vision for professional motorcycle racing in the U.S."

Sunoco will be supporting the series in both commercial and technical areas. AMA Pro Racing also announced a contribution of $10,000 on behalf of Sunoco for a special award, which will be presented at the season-ending road racing awards banquet.

"I am thrilled to welcome Sunoco to the AMA Pro Racing family," said Roger Edmondson, President of AMA Pro Racing. "In addition to supplying quality, world-class fuels, they will be very aggressive in their marketing of AMA Road Racing. Consistent, affordable, high quality fuel used by every competitor will help us in our drive for parity and cost containment."

In addition to AMA Pro Racing, Sunoco racing gasoline is the fuel of choice for a prestigious lineup of American motorsports organizations, including NASCAR, Grand-Am Road Racing and ARCA. In addition, Sunoco has been a consistent and valued supplier to grassroots motorsports. Currently, more than 400 race tracks throughout the United States offer Sunoco racing gasoline at their facilities.

The 2009 AMA Pro Racing schedule will kick off on Friday, March 6 with the running of the Daytona 200 By Honda, marking the first time that America's premier motorcycle race will be run under the lights at Daytona International Speedway.

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About AMA Pro Racing

AMA Racing is the leading sanctioning body for motorcycle sport in the United States. AMA Pro Racing series include the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship presented by FMF, the AMA Superbike Championship presented by Parts Unlimited, the AMA Flat Track Championship, the AMA Supermoto Championship and the AMA Pro ATV Championship.