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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New Jersey man hits 105 locations in ‘AMA’ signage tour PICKERINGTON, Ohio — AMA member Kevin Morris of Montville, N.J., won the 2019 AMA Classic Grand Tour, scoring 105 locations where the letters A-M-A appeared in sequence on a sign. The 2019 AMA Classic Grand Tour celebrated the 95th anniversary

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Sixteen weekends of riding available PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association has released the schedule for the 2020 AMA National Adventure Riding Series, presented by Kenda Tires. Since 2007, the AMA National Adventure Riding Series has given adventure motorcyclists opportunities to get out and ride. “Our AMA event organizers

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Riders can choose from 16 events nationwide and win a Beta motorcycle PICKERINGTON, Ohio—The schedule for the 2020 Beta AMA National Dual Sport Series, presented be Kenda Tires, features 16 multi-day rides organized by clubs and promoters chartered by the American Motorcyclist Association. The series has roots dating to 1987,

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79th running of 200-mile road race at Daytona International Speedway PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Dozens of the nation’s fastest road racers will be pushing their motorcycles to the limit around Daytona International Speedway’s 3.56-mile road course on March 14 for the 79th running of the Daytona 200. The 200-mile road race,

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East and West regional series to decide 2020 U.S. ISDE Club Team members PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Two American Motorcyclist Association-sanctioned International Six Days Enduro Qualifier Series will be used to determine which amateur off-road racers will represent the United States at the 95th edition of the FIM International Six Days

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Hall of Famer was first three-time winner of Daytona 200 race PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association offers its condolences to the family and friends of AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Dick Klamfoth, who passed away Dec. 13. He was 91. Mr. Klamfoth was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle

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U.K. rider founded Women Riders World Relay, helped unite motorcyclists worldwide PICKERINGTON, Ohio — For calling attention to the needs of women riders and for creating a worldwide connection among them, Hayley Bell of the United Kingdom has been named the American Motorcyclist Association 2019 Motorcyclist of the Year. Bell

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American Motorcyclist Association extends condolences to family, friends of motorcycle rights advocate PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association extends heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer and lifelong off-road riding advocate Ed Waldheim, who passed away on Monday, Dec. 9. Mr. Waldheim was

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American Motorcyclist Association offers condolences to family, friends PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association offers its condolences to the family and friends of former AMA board member and current American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation board member Jim Viverito following his death on Dec. 7, 2019. Mr. Viverito, 67, served on

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