Supermoto USA Racing Action Returns to San Mateo Motorcycle Show at San Mateo County Event Center

Nor-Cal Championship Series Finale Kicks-Off 12-City Cross Country Tour

San Mateo, Calif. (October 31, 2011) - For the second consecutive year, Supermoto USA will wrap up its Nor-Cal Championship series at the San Mateo Motorcycle Show, Saturday November 19 and Sunday, November 20. The Progressive International Motorcycle Shows® has partnered with Supermoto USA to bring a full weekend of Supermoto racing to the Progressive International Motorcycle Show's first tour stop, at the San Mateo County Event Center.

Supermoto USA will feature 14 race classes including two Red Bull US Moto GP, Supermoto USA Unlimited Pro and 250 Pro classes and a full course with moto cross jumps, man-made obstacles and much more. The race schedule has been posted on the show website at www.motorcycleshows.com. Pro events title sponsor, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is presenting the $3,500 pro purse this year.

This exciting championship series attracts top pro riders from throughout the West and overseas. Competing is last year's Unlimited Pro Winner and current number one plate Ryan Kearns, from Stockton, Calif.; former Superbike competitor Leonardo "Pucho" Bagnis, from Argentina; and 18-year old Fred Guerin, from France. In addition to professional races, more than 100 amateur racers will compete in other divisions offered for all ages and skill levels including two youth classes for riders five years and older.

"We are happy to bring Supermoto USA back to the Bay Area - an exciting feature included in the San Mateo Motorcycle Show ticked experience," said Progressive International Motorcycle Shows Brand Director Kerry Graeber. "From amateurs to pro racers from Europe, motorcycle fans of all ages are in for an action-packed weekend of Supermoto racing. We are thrilled to provide an opportunity that further supports the sport of Supermoto racing and its loyal fan base."

The San Mateo Motorcycle Show will be open to the public Friday, November 18 through Sunday, November 20, at the San Mateo County Event Center, located at 2495 South Delaware Street, in San Mateo. Show hours are Friday, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the event is $15 adults $6 for children 6-11. Children 5 and under are admitted free. On Family Day, Sunday, November 20, all children 12 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult. For more information, call 800/331-5706 or visit www.motorcycleshows.com.

About Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows®
From New York to California, the 12-city nationwide tour of the Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® offers more than 500,000 consumers and 900 exhibitors from all powersports lifestyle interests an all access pass to the world of motorcycling. With hundreds of the latest street bikes, dirt bikes, cruisers, scooters and ATVs for both new and experienced riders, the world's largest traveling powersports event gives enthusiasts of all ages the opportunity to check out the latest gear and aftermarket accessories. The Show also offers hours of entertainment including a thrilling trials stunt show from The Smage Bros, made famous by their top 10 finish in a nationally televised talent competition; a custom bike competition offering over $90,000 in prize money and featuring $20 million worth of motorcycle machinery; an all-new exclusive Kawasaki Design-A-Bike digital light painting experience; information tailored for women riders, learning experiences and more. Show attendees are nine times more likely than the average motorcyclist to purchase a new powersports vehicle and related parts, products, and accessories, offering exhibitors exclusive access to the largest audience of potential buyers. For more information, visit: www.motorcycleshows.com.