Saturday, July 28, 2012
GEICO and AMA Pro Racing Reach Agreement for Title Sponsorship of GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Officials from AMA Pro Racing and GEICO announced today a multi-year partnership, which names GEICO Motorcycle as the Official Motorcycle Insurance and Title Sponsor of America's premier motorcycle road racing championship, GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing. As part of the agreement, AMA Pro Racing will name a year-end points fund after GEICO for the premier AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike division. For the 2012 season, the GEICO Year-End Points Fund will pay out an additional $25,000 to the top three riders in the final point standings, which will rise to $50,000 and be paid out to the top five riders in the final point standings for the 2013 and 2014 seasons.
GEICO has been insuring motorcycles since 1978 and has received an extensive collection of industry honors for its financial strength and commitment to providing good customer service. Many of the fans that attend GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing events or follow along on SPEED are motorcycle enthusiasts and own at least one cruiser, street sport, touring bike, high performance bike or dirt bike, all of which can be insured through GEICO. Comprehensive and collision coverage are available for accessories, too.
As enthusiasts, AMA Pro Road Racing's loyal fans can rest assured that with GEICO, they'll work with agents who know motorcycles, and are fellow enthusiasts and riders. Riders insured by GEICO can rely on the insurance provider to be there for them anytime, giving them the freedom to ride whenever and wherever they want, without worry.
When fans insure their motorcycle with GEICO, they could get:
Multi-Policy Discount when they insure their car and motorcycle with GEICO.
Renewal Discount when they renew their policy with GEICO.
Transfer Discount when they change their motorcycle insurance to GEICO.
Discount for completing or instructing a Motorcycle Safety Foundation or Military Safety course.
24/7 Emergency Road Service for less than $1/month.
Accessory coverage with comprehensive and collision coverage.
Fast, fair claim handling so their motorcycle can get fixed properly.
GEICO and AMA Pro have upped the ante for the stars of AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike with the addition of the GEICO Year-End Points Fund. With four rounds remaining for the class in 2012, riders now have an additional $25,000 to fight for. This season's points fund will be paid out for final championship point standing positions as follows: 1st, $15,000; 2nd, $6,000; 3rd, $4,000. For the 2013 and 2014 seasons, the payout will increase to $50,000 and will pay deeper into the field: 1st, $20,000; 2nd, $12,000; 3rd, $7,000; 4th, $6,000; 5th, $5,000.
The 2012 GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing season continues with this weekend's Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. For more information about GEICO, please visit http://www.GEICO.com.
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurer in the United States. GEICO handles auto insurance coverage for 11 million private passenger auto policies and insures more than 17.5 million vehicles.
In addition to auto insurance, GEICO offers customers insurance products for their motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for life, boats, homes and apartments is available through the GEICO Insurance Agency. Personal umbrella protection is also available. Coverage for commercial auto insurance is underwritten by Government Employees Insurance Company. In some cases coverage is provided through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc., either under an arrangement with National Indemnity Company (NICO), a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, or with non-affiliated insurance companies.
AMA Pro Racing is the premier professional motorcycle racing organization in North America, operating a full schedule of events and championships for a variety of motorcycle disciplines. Learn more about AMA Pro Racing at www.amaproracing.com.