Sel Narayana selected for AMA Dud Perkins Lifetime Achievement Award PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association Board of Directors has selected three recipients for its 2020 national awards. The awards recognize outstanding contributions in the world of motorcycling and acknowledge support of the AMA mission to promote the motorcycle

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95th edition of world’s premier off-road competition rescheduled for 2021 PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association supports the March 28 decision of the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme to postpone the 2020 FIM International Six Days Enduro due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 95th edition of the annual off-road motorcycle

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Due to the presence in the United States of COVID-19, an infectious strain of the coronavirus, and governors across the country issuing restrictions on large events and public gatherings, the American Motorcyclist Association strongly encourages AMA-chartered organizers to comply with all restrictions imposed by federal, state and

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Mike Sayre is the new Director of Government Relations for the American Motorcyclist Association. In his new role, Sayre will oversee the AMA’s office in Washington, D.C., and manage the execution of AMA advocacy efforts nationwide. Sayre most recently was the AMA government relations manager for on-highway

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North Carolina rider clinches AMA National No. 1 plate PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association congratulates Kyle Peters on winning the overall title in the 2020 Kicker AMA Arenacross National Championship, presented by Lucas Oil. The Honda rider from Greensboro, N.C., clinched the championship Feb. 29 in the second

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Schedule includes new venues in Colorado, Hawaii PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Two of the six rounds on the 2020 AMA Supermoto National Championship Series schedule take place at new venues, including one in Honolulu. The series, sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association, kicks off 2020 in Primm, Nev., on April 4-5,

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Bay City’s Valley Springs Motorcycle Club to host amateur national championship event in August PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The nation’s best amateur hillclimb competitors will duke it out for AMA National No. 1 plates at Valley Springs Motorcycle Club this summer. The club hosts the 2020 edition of the AMA Hillclimb

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Event kicks off 2020 AMA National Gypsy Tour PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The 79th Annual Daytona Bike Week features American Motorcyclist Association-sanctioned events for riders, racers and motorcycle fans of all ages. Daytona Bike Week is March 6 through March 15 and is the first stop on the 2020 AMA National

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association has named James Holter as Chief Operating Officer. Holter, most recently the AMA vice president of communications and marketing, assumes the responsibilities of Jeff Massey, who is leaving his position as AMA chief operations officer on March 6. “James has demonstrated remarkable leadership

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AMA Charter Life Member won four world titles, eight U.S. championships PICKERINGTON, Ohio — One of America’s greatest racing champions is calling it a career. AMA Charter Life Member Greg Hancock, from Costa Mesa, Calif., announced his retirement from professional racing on Feb. 15. “Greg Hancock is among the most

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All CMRA events to be AMA-sanctioned in 2020 PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association welcomes the Central Motorcycle Roadracing Association to its ranks of racing promoters for 2020. All nine of this year’s CMRA events will be AMA-sanctioned, including the season-opening round this weekend at Motor Speedway Resort Houston

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Russ Ehnes elected chair, replacing longtime director Maggie McNally-Bradshaw PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association Board of Directors held its annual election of officers on Feb. 7. The board elected as chair Russ Ehnes, the member representative on the board from the Northwest Region. The board elected as vice

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Russ Ehnes elected chair, replacing longtime director Maggie McNally-Bradshaw PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association Board of Directors held its annual election of officers on Feb. 7. The board elected as chair Russ Ehnes, the member representative on the board from the Northwest Region. The board elected as vice

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Plymouth Speedway, Ashland County Fairgrounds host rounds of four-day amateur national championship PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The 2020 AMA Flat Track Grand Championship, featuring the nation’s fastest amateur flat track racers, takes place July 20-24 at venues in two states. Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth, Ind., and the Ashland County Fairgrounds in

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More prizes awarded in annual drawing for new and renewing members PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Bruce D. Sass, of Aurora, Colo., is the grand prize winner in the 2019 AMA Member Sweepstakes. His prize is a 2019 Yamaha Star Eluder. Sass’ name was selected from all those who joined the American

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Nation’s best desert racers kick off nine-round series at Lucerne Valley PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The United States’ best desert racers converge on Lucerne Valley, Calif., this weekend for the first round of the 2020 AMA National Hare and Hound Championship. The event is put on by the Desert MC and

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Nation’s best ATV and sidecar ice racers converge on northern Michigan to battle for AMA National No. 1 plates PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The nation’s best ATV and sidecar ice racers have a championship of their own to compete for in 2020, with racers or rider/passenger tandems battling it out Feb.

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Honda rider from California takes top honors in motorcycle class PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association congratulates Ricky Brabec on his historic victory at the 2020 Dakar Rally. The Monster Energy Honda Team rider from Hesperia, Calif., is the first American to win the Bike Class at the Dakar

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Off-road racing series features 10 rounds in southwestern United States PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association’s Grand Prix National Championship gets its 10-round 2020 season underway on Jan. 18 at Mavericks Stadium in Adelanto, Calif. The series, which includes motorcycle and ATV classes, visits venues in three states in

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