SHORAI and Vance & Hines

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shorai Inc. is proud to announce sponsorship and contingency plans in support of AMA Pro Road Racing for the 2012 season.

Shorai will provide contingency money to the top seven finishers for all 12 of the XR Series Races, totaling $7800 for the season, to racers utilizing Shorai LFX lithium Powersports batteries.

The company will also offer rider support programs as part of ongoing sponsorship efforts. Interested racers may contact Shorai directly.

"We are very excited about entering a contingency program with the AMA Pro Racing Series," states Kevin Riley , EVP Sales & Marketing for Shorai. "As the world's leading, lithium Powersports battery, we are excited to offer the myriad of product benefits, including dramatic weight savings, faster starting, lower self-discharge rates and lack of sulfation to this exciting racing series. We are quite certain that many racers will appreciate Shorai's class leading technology, and we are proud to partner with a top level partner in the AMA."

About Shorai: Shorai Inc. is the leading lithium based Powersports battery manufacturer in the world. The company is based in Sunnyvale, CA.

For more information about the sponsorship program see details at, or email Shawn Higbee at

About AMA: AMA Pro Racing is the premier professional motorcycle racing organization in North America, operating a full schedule of events and championships for a variety of motorcycle disciplines.