Sizzling Bike is the house of all the pieces of V-twin racing—from drag to flat monitor—and we’ve received huge plans to cowl the seven-stop King Of The Baggers sequence in 2022. Keep tuned to our “Racing” web page as we roll out new tales in regards to the occasions and the bikes, and information updates like this from our mates at MotoAmerica. And hats off to Mission Meals: We assist the manufacturers that assist motorcycling (and we love us some Mission tortilla chips). Let’s go racing.
IRVINE, CA (December 14, 2021) – MotoAmerica, North America’s premier motorbike street racing sequence, is happy to announce Mission Meals, the world’s main model for tortillas and wraps, will proceed because the title sponsor of its Mission King Of The Baggers Sequence for the subsequent three years, starting with the expanded seven-round 2022 season.
With a yr of title sponsorship below its belt from the inaugural three-round Mission King Of The Baggers Sequence in 2021, Mission returns to once more be the naming rights holder of the championship that has grown to seven rounds for the 2022 season.
The sequence will kick off with two races within the extremely anticipated season opener on the excessive banks of Daytona Worldwide Speedway in Daytona Seashore, Florida, March 10-12.
“I feel it’s nice that Mission Meals is on board with us once more as a sponsorship accomplice for 2022 and past,” stated MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey. “We had a profitable season with the Mission King Of The Baggers Sequence final yr and Mission proved to be an exquisite accomplice for us.
We’ve added 4 races to the King Of The Baggers schedule for the approaching season and it’ll all kick off throughout Bike Week at Daytona Worldwide Speedway. We will consider a greater place to begin the sequence than Daytona and we sit up for one other superior sequence with Mission as our title sponsor for King Of The Baggers.”
With Daytona set to begin the season with the opening two races, the opposite 5 rounds will probably be held at Michelin Raceway Highway Atlanta (April 22-24), Highway America (June 3-5), WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca (July 8-10), Brainerd Worldwide Raceway (July 29-31) and New Jersey Motorsports Park (September 9/11).
“We’re very excited to increase our partnership with MotoAmerica for an additional three years, 2022 to 2024, and turn out to be the official entitlement sponsor of the King of the Baggers Sequence below the identify Mission King Of The Baggers,“ stated Juan Gonzalez, Chief Government Officer, Mission Meals. “
As a number one world meals model, it’s a nice alternative to not solely work together with our customers in an enjoyable and thrilling atmosphere but additionally assist the motorbike sports neighborhood. I strongly imagine that our partnership will create unforgettable moments for all race followers.”
Final yr’s King Of The Baggers Championship got here right down to a fierce battle between Harley-Davidson’s Kyle Wyman and Indian’s Tyler O’Hara with Wyman successful the decisive remaining spherical at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca to take dwelling the title.
These two will once more spearhead the efforts of the Harley-Davidson and Indian factories on their H-D Screamin’ Eagle Highway Glide and Mission Meals S&S Cycle Indian Challenger, respectively.
Every one of the seven rounds of the sequence will characteristic a MotoAmerica purse of $10,000. Moreover, a Mission King Of The Baggers Problem dash race will probably be held on six occasions and can characteristic a winner-take-all $5000 purse. The Problem will characteristic the quickest prime six Mission King Of The Baggers racers from qualifying.
The three-round 2021 MotoAmerica King Of The Baggers Sequence generated greater than 21 million impressions and an engagement of 1.5 million on social media with the races delivering over 1.4 million views and 64,000 complete hours of viewing time on YouTube. As for linear TV, the 2021 season garnered 280,000 AA Nielsen Households on Fox Sports activities.
The Mission King Of The Baggers races will once more air on Fox Sports activities in 2022.
2022 MotoAmerica Mission King Of The Baggers Championship
March 10-12* Daytona Worldwide Speedway Daytona Seashore, Florida
April 22-24 Michelin Raceway Highway Atlanta Braselton, GA
June 3-5 Highway America Elkhart Lake, WI
July 8-10 WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Monterey, CA
July 29-31 Brainerd Worldwide Raceway Brainerd, MN
Sept. 9/11 New Jersey Motorsports Park Millville, NJ
*Two Mission King Of The Baggers rounds will probably be held at Daytona