HPD to Continue as Title Sponsor of Honda Challenge Series
NAPA VALLEY, CA — The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) is pleased to announce that Honda Performance Development (HPD) will remain the Title Sponsor of the HPD Honda Challenge series in 2012. This marks the third year of the title sponsorship and exemplifies HPD’s commitment...
Additionally, HPD will continue its much appreciated support of the series, including a fantastic contingency program worth over $100,000 during the 2012 season alone. HPD support also includes sponsorship of the live webcast and tape-delayed telecast of the NASA Championships HPD Honda Challenge race from Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this September, driver support at the NASA Championships and a national and regional championship contingency program.
HPD will again offer Honda Challenge competitors cash prizes at the 2012 NASA Championships with up to $3,000 for a victory, $2,000 for second, and $1,500 for a third-place finish in each Honda Challenge class. Additionally, each competitor that finishes the Honda Challenge National Championships race will be awarded $500 cash, regardless of finishing position.
The HPD contingency program will also provide awards to finishers in each Honda Challenge class during the first points race of each Regional racing weekend during 2012 season. The Regional program will provide payouts in each Honda Challenge class up to $450 of contingency support for each event. HPD will also reward Regional Honda Challenge Champions with a $500 cash bonus if they choose to participate in the 2012 NASA Championships Honda Challenge race.
To qualify for these generous awards, Honda and Acura NASA competitors must be registered members of the Honda Racing Line program and display the required HPD decals during competition. The Honda Racing Line program is designed to make HPD parts and services available to amateur and entry-level professional racers. Honda Racing Line membership is available free of charge to any NASA competitor.
NASA will administer the National Championship and Regional racing portions of the 2012 HPD contingency program. Competitors will be required to submit contingency claim information within 90 days of the posting of official results for each eligible event.
To become a registered member of the Honda Racing Line program, please visit http://racing.honda.com/hpd. For complete details on the 2012 HPD Contingency program, please visit the contingency section on the NASA website at http://www.nasaproracing.com/contingency.