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AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Peter Starr Passes

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (July 5, 2023) — The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame offers its condolences to the family and friends of Peter Starr — motorcycle racer, author, TV producer and filmmaker, whose work includes dozens of productions about motorcycles and motorcycling. Starr passed away on July 3 at the age of 80. Born on Nov.

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AMA VMD Presented by Royal Enfield to Feature Kevin Schwantz Career History

May 10, 2022 By Mitch Boehm Photos by Kevin Wing and Lars Frazer This year’s Grand Marshal for the 2022 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, presented by Royal Enfield, event at Mid-Ohio July 22-24 is none other than 1993 World 500cc Champion and AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Kevin Schwantz — which means he and his

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David Aldana Named Grand Marshal of 2022 AMA Flat Track Grand Championship

AMA Hall of Famer and On Any Sunday alum to race the Du Quoin Mile and headline more event-oriented championship PICKERINGTON, Ohio (March 28, 2022) — The AMA Flat Track Grand Championship (FTGC) — the country’s most prestigious amateur flat track event — will return July 7-13 at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds in Du Quoin,

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Hall of Fame News

Wes Cooley, 1956 — 2021

Gone, sadly, and way too soon…but never forgotten October 25, 2021 By Mitch Boehm Motorcycle fans had no idea AMA Hall of Famer and legendary, two-time Superbike champion Wes Cooley passed away on Saturday, October 16 from complications of diabetes. The news broke the following week, last Thursday to be exact, and anyone paying any

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