Indian Motorcycle - Up to $405,000 Contingency Prizing
After an unprecedented triple crown in 2022, Indian Motorcycle Racing has announced 2023 MotoAmerica and Progressive AFT factory race teams and privateer contingency prizing that is potentially worth as much as $405,000 across KOTB, SHNC and AFT.
Gary Gray, Vice President Racing, Technology and Service for Indian Motorcycle, said: "We're incredibly proud of the success we had in 2022 with three different championships, but it's only going to get tougher in 2023, with our competition gunning for us more than ever. But that challenge is what motivates us and pushes us to get better every day, and we're chomping at the bit to go racing in 2023."
MotoAmerica KOTB & SHNC
For 2023, Indian Motorcycle and S&S will pit a two-man factory race team that will take on double duty across the King Of The Baggers and Super Hooligan classes. Running the No. 1 plate in both classes, dual-threat champion Tyler O'Hara enters his fourth year aboard the Indian Challenger and his second year piloting an Indian FTR.
"Pitting alongside O'Hara in both classes is veteran Moto GP racer Jeremy McWilliams, whose technical knowledge and extensive experience at racing's highest levels proved invaluable to the team's success in 2022."
In addition to its factory efforts, Indian Motorcycle is offering up to $83,000 in KOTB privateer contingency and up to $41,000 in SHNC contingency.
AFT Mission SuperTwins
Piloting the Indian FTR750 for his seventh consecutive year, reigning Progressive Insurance Mission SuperTwins Champion Jared Mees enters 2023 with eight AFT Grand National Championships to his name - just one shy of the historic record of nine held by Scottie Parker.
In addition to Indian Motorcycle, Mees will also receive support from Rogers Racing, SDI Racing, Drag Specialties, Twigg Cycles, Mission Foods, Monster Energy, Bell Helmets, Service Pro, Öhlins Suspension, Klotz Oil, Klock Werks, RK Chain, Corbin Seats, Engine Ice, RMR Construction, Motion Pro, VP Racing, Vertex Pistons, Pro Plates and DBI Motorsports."
Indian Motorcycle is offering the sport's most robust privateer contingency, equating to more than $280,000.
Indian Motorcycle factory race efforts are presented by Progressive Insurance, Mission Foods and Medallia, with additional support from Indian Motorcycle Motor Oil, S&S, Parts Unlimited, Drag Specialties, Performance Finance and J&P Cycles.