ATV Motocross Sponsors Holeshot Award

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 | 12:00 AM

$500 bonus on the line for ATV Open Holeshot Winner

DELMONT, Pa. (August 26, 2008) -- is putting up a $500 bonus for the ATV Open Holeshot Award. The bonus adds to the $10,000 purse, with $5,000 to win, for the invitational Pro ATV event, scheduled for Saturday at Steel City Raceway.

According to Harlen Foley, who owns and operates, the award is his way of giving back to the sport. also backs the holeshot award at each of the 11 races on the ITP Tires/Moose Racing AMA/ATVA National Championship.

"I'm extremely excited to sponsor this award through," said Foley. "This sport has given me so much over the years and it's only prudent for me to try to give back and do whatever I can to help the sport of ATV racing continue to rise to the next level. We're looking forward to Steel City."

"We're pleased to partner with Harlen and at Steel City," said Event Director Tim Cotter. "Harlen's tireless work behind the scenes has done so much to help grow ATV racing and the ATV industry as a whole. This bonus not only offers a monetary reward, but it will also give the winner the added accolade of having won the holeshot at what we like to call the 'Super Bowl' of Pro ATV racing."

The Second Annual Steel City AMA Pro ATV Open will feature Pro racing on Saturday, Aug. 30 and a full card of Amateur racing on Sunday, Aug. 31. Tickets start at just $30 for adults and $15 for children 6-11. Children 5 and under receive free admission. For information, including where to purchase tickets, please visit

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