AURORA, Ill. (October 27, 2003) — Clear Channel Entertainment’s Motor Sports division announced today American Honda, Troy Lee Designs and Pro Core trading cards have signed with Tamer Motorsports for the 2003 — 2004 National Arenacross Series.
Former supercross rider and 5-time National Arenacross champion Buddy Antunez will captain the team in a quest for the 2003 — 2004 National Arenacross Series. Joining Antunez on the Tamer Motorsports team is 2002 Arenacross Rookie of the Year Justin Brayton and arenacross standout Brad Hagseth. The team will see all three riders riding the 2004 Honda CRF250 and CR250.
Team manager, Kevin Maret, is excited about this year’s team sponsors and the confidence level they have in the abilities of their riders. With the support of American Honda and many industry sponsors, this team has their eye on the 2004 National Arenacross Championship.
“Partnering with American Honda for a second year is great,” said Kevin Maret. “Pro Core and Troy Lee Designs are very high image companies and for them to choose Tamer Motorsports says a lot of our program.”
Tamer Motorsports team roster includes Gregg Lynk tuning for Buddy Antunez, Matt Walraven tuning for Justin Brayton and Corey Clark tuning for Brad Hagseth. Kevin Maret will be the team manager and John Burton will handle sponsor relations.
Along with American Honda, Troy Lee Designs and Pro Core trading cards, associate sponsors include Tamer Billet MX, Factory Effex,Oak Hill Marina, Alpine Stars, FMF, 909, Pro X, Smith goggles, Ti Lube, Regina chains, Pro Honda Oils, Motion Pro, Race Tech, Dunlop, C-Tech Trailer Cabinets, Hinson, Devol, Vforce, PPG Industries, Timex, Sunstar, IMS, Concepts in Aluminum, Stormlakehonda.com, ARC levers, Varner motors, Kicker and VP racing fuels.
2003-2004 National Arenacross Series:
|Nov. 7 — 9||Albany, NY||Pepsi Arena|
|Nov. 14 — 16||Worcester, MA||Worcester’s Centrum Centre|
|Dec. 5 — 7||Rockford, IL||Metrocentre|
|Jan. 2 — 4||Ft. Worth, TX||Will Rogers Coliseum|
|Jan. 9 —11||Des Moines, IA||Veterans Memorial Auditorium|
|Jan. 16 — 18||Baltimore, MD||1st Mariner Arena|
|Jan. 23 — 25||Hampton, VA||Hampton Coliseum|
|Jan. 30 — Feb. 1||Cleveland, OH||Gund Arena|
|Feb. 6 — 8||Guthrie, OK||Lazy E Arena|
|Feb. 13 — 15||Denver, CO||Pepsi Center|
|Feb. 20 — 22||Sacramento, CA||ARCO Arena|
|Feb. 27 — 29||Kansas City, MO||Kemper Arena|
For more information, please visit www.arenacross.com.
About Clear Channel Entertainment/ National Arenacross Series and Arenacross
Clear Channel Entertainment – Motor Sports is the producer and promoter of the National Arenacross Series as well as numerous regional and local Arenacross events and is a division of Clear Channel Entertainment. The 2003-2004 season marks the 20th Anniversary of Arenacross. Information on the National Arenacross Series and other CCE Arenacross events may be found at www.arenacross.com. Clear Channel Entertainment is the largest promoter and producer of live events in the world, with a broad based tradition in the promotion and production of motorcycle racing events. Clear Channel Entertainment is a subsidiary of Clear Channel Worldwide (NYSE: CCU) and a global leader in the out-of-home advertising industry. Clear Channel Entertainment currently owns, operates and/ or exclusively books approximately 135 live entertainment venues, including more than 100 in North American and 30 in Europe. The company, which operates throughout North America, Europe, South America and Australia, also owns independently operated athlete representation businesses, which provide management, marketing and financial consulting services to many of the world’s top professional athletes. More information may be found by visiting www.cc.com.