All-new Husqvarna contingency program and online platform expands support to Husqvarna racers, dealers and promoters.
Husqvarna Motorcycles has announced an all-new 2015 contingency program at its RaceHusky.com website.
Open to amateurs and professionals riding Husqvarna motorcycles, the Husqvarna Contingency program includes nearly 500 races nationwide. The program was designed by Hookit, which has designed, and maintains, contingency programs for other major brands in the powersports industry. Hookit will manage the Husqvarna Contingency program through RaceHusky.com.
Scott Tilton, CEO of Hookit, said that, as pioneers of motocross, Husqvarna has an unprecedented heritage in the world of motorcycle racing.
“We are proud to partner our services to deliver a premium experience for all of Husqvarna’s racers and partners,” Tilton said. “We believe RaceHusky.com will help bring the Husqvarna vision to life; helping today’s racers become a part of the rich Husqvarna heritage.”
Husqvarna said that its unique partnership with Hookit, will give racers access to a user-friendly, top-of-the-line platform that caters to athletes, brands and sports. Beneficial features for the racers, dealers and promoters of RaceHusky.com include:
– Automatically tracked race results
– Easy to use, seamless experience both online and mobile
– Schedule of upcoming Husqvarna Contingency paying events
– Alerts when contingency is earned
– Amateurs will earn Husqvarna dealer credit to be used at their local Husqvarna dealer
– Pros will receive cash Husqvarna Contingency, and may spend at anytime with no expiration
– No fees charged to the riders, promoters or dealers to participate in the program.
Husqvarna Motorcycles Marketing Communications Specialist, Jenna Parker further explained the overall benefits of the new contingency program to Husqvarna and its enthusiast customers.
“Racing is the lifeblood of our industry,” Parker said. “Being able to provide added support through an exceptional service like Hookit for administering Husqvarna Contingency is a key marker for Husqvarna Motorcycles in its climb back to the top.”
Information on class payouts will be posted as promoters finalize and submit their schedules. For a complete list of Husqvarna contingency events visit www.RaceHusky.com.
About Husqvarna Motorcycles?
Husqvarna Motorcycles are widely known and respected in the off-road world for a heritage of competition and numerous motocross and enduro world championships. Originally founded in Sweden in 1903, Husqvarna Motorcycles have been designed and manufactured in Mattighofen, Austria since 2013.
About Husqvarna Motorcycles North America, Inc.
Husqvarna has continued to expand its professional race team to compete in AMA Supercross, AMA Pro Motocross, National Enduro, GNCC, AMA EnduroCross, and AMA National Hare & Hound championships. Husqvarna team riders are competing aboard 2015 Husqvarna FC 450, FC 350, FC 250, and TE 300 models. For more information on all things Husqvarna Motorcycles, visit www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com.