National Sponsor Adds Contingency Program to Record Purse ?and Payout Fund for Inaugural Racing Series
Santa Ana, CA — October 25, 2005 — Powertrain. Fueled by Advanstar — a leading provider of print, event and online media for the powersports, off-road and automotive aftermarket industries — today announced that Girlyz Clothing Company is posting $79,950 in factory contingency for the K&N Filters presents BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series .
“Girlyz has done a great job of creating a strong image for women in the motocross industry, said Mike Kidd, BooKoo Arenacross Race Director. “Their passion and desire to bring real fashion and style to arenacross makes them a great sponsor for our series. BooKoo Arenacross will set the standard for action, entertainment and style.
Since their incorporation in 2002, Girlyz Clothing Co. has empowered, supported and created awareness for women in the powersports industry. Award certificates will be presented to female riders who place in the top three (1st – $100, 2nd — 50, 3rd – $25) in 18 classes for amateur racing on Sunday. Girlyz is also providing $1,500 extra incentive for 5 lucky women who qualify and finish for the main in the 125cc and 250cc “A class. This is another step forward for Girlyz introducing women into the sport of dirt bike racing.
“The Girlyz team is proud to be a sponsor of the BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series , and to be able to introduce our new line of “Fashion For The Dirt to all of the families of BooKoo Arenacross , said Jeannie King, Founder of Girlyz Clothing Co. “Sponsoring this series will give all BooKoo Arenacross fans a chance to see how committed and dedicated Girlyz is to the sport of arenacross. Girlyz believes it is time to remember the mothers, sisters, and daughters of those who are participating in this awesome sport.
Girlyz’ high quality “Fashion for the Dirt provides a way for women to look and feel good while riding. The Girlyz product line includes riding jerseys and pants, as well as hats, shirts, belts and skirts for casual wear.
The 12-event race series kicks off in Fort Worth, Texas from November 4-6, 2005 and wraps up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, February 10-12, 2006.