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AVC offers $10,000USD prize purse

A prize purse of some $10,000 USD will make next month's American Velodrome Challenge one of the highest paying track races in America this season. The event, held at Hellyer Park Velodrome in San Jose, California, will run from June 20-21.

Organisers have announced Giddeon Massie and Adam Duvendeck will both compete at this year's event. The United States of America team sprint members for this year's Olympic Games will participating in several events, ranging from flying lap record attempt to sprints.

"The idea is to bring more fans and families to the velodrome, encouraging more growth at the track which has experienced tremendous boost in poularity for the past two years," said series co-promoter Robin Horwitz. "By securing several stars, we've made the event attractive for the riders and fans."

During the weekend, American Velodrome Challenge will offer free drinks, food and DJ/Music for all fans and participants.