News 9 Feb 2010

AMA SBK: Large purse and extended schedule for Daytona

AMA Pro Racing and the Daytona International Speedway have this week revealed the comprehensive purse structure and schedule of events for the 3-5 March Daytona 200 Week at the world famous Daytona International Speedway.

The $US225,000 ($AUD260,000) total purse features an enhanced payout for the premier AMA Pro Racing National Guard American SuperBike class that will feature two races this year, the first of which will be on Thursday 4 March and the new second race on Friday 5 March. The two 15-lap races will feature purse payouts being paid from 1st to 15th place.

The historic Daytona 200 AMA Pro Racing Daytona SportBike presented by AMSOIL race will be once again held under the lights on Friday night on 5 March. The 57-lap race will feature prize money for 1st through 20th place with $US20,000 ($AUD23,000) going to the winner of this prestigious event as well as a place in the history books joining many of the greatest names in motorcycle racing.

The 2010 Daytona 200 Week will also see two AMA Pro Racing SuperSport races. The first 12-lap race will be Thursday 4 March and the second 12-lap race will be Friday afternoon, 5 March. These races are sure to be exciting as the AMA Pro SuperSport Young Gun riders go up against more experienced local AMA Pro Racing Top Gun riders.

Other features of the event include the always popular Thursday rider autograph session and the many fan-friendly activities around Daytona International Speedway.

A full breakdown of the purse, complete schedule and the registration information are accessible in’s Competitor Information page here.