Five competition disciplines featured at annual celebration of America’s motorcycling heritage
PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Motorcycle racers across the nation may now sign up to participate in 2020 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, which are July 10-12 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. The annual celebration of America’s motorcycling heritage features competition in hare scrambles, motocross, trials, flat track and road racing. Pit bike and holeshot exhibitions also are planned.
Class winners in the trials, hare scrambles, motocross and road racing disciplines will receive AMA National No. 1 plates. The flat track race, which takes place on July 11 at the Ashland County Fairgrounds in Ashland, Ohio, is part of the AMA Vintage Flat Track National Championship Series.
In addition, two riders will be named AMA Off-Road Vintage Grand Champion and AMA Senior Off-Road Vintage Grand Champion for excelling in their respective expert-level-eligible classes.
To register for road racing, visit www.wera.com/pdfs/vmd2020pre.pdf. Pre-event registration closes July 1. For off-road disciplines and flat track, go to https://secure.tracksideprereg.com/amavintage/index.asp?event=27. Pre-event registration closes July 6.
For a complete list of racing classes, visit www.vintagemotorcycledays.com/page/racing-2020.
The AMA is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and restrictions on event gatherings. It is our hope that this event will be held as scheduled, but that could change. Watch for updates at www.americanmotorcyclist.com and on AMA social media channels.
Established in 1990, AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days has been held at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course since 1995. The complex is a superb location for competition, accommodating road racing, trials, hare scrambles and motocross, in addition to a full slate of noncompetition activities.
Tickets are available for purchase online or at the gate during the event. A weekend pass is $60, a single-day admission for Friday or Saturday is $40 and a single-day admission for Sunday is $35. Children 12 and younger are free.
AMA members can receive a $15 discount through June 12 by visiting www.vintagemotorcycledays.com. Nonmembers may buy tickets online by visiting https://www.midohio.com/tickets/2/vintage-motorcycle-days-ama. Sites are available for tent camping and motorhomes.
Proceeds from AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days benefit the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame. The mission of the Hall of Fame, located on the AMA campus in Pickerington, Ohio, is to tell the stories and preserve the history of motorcycling’s legends and heroes. For more information, call (614) 856-2222, or visit the Hall of Fame website at www.americanmotorcyclist.com/hall-of-fame/.
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