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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AMA Press Releases Hall of Fame

AMA Hall of Famer and Superbike Champion Wes Cooley Passes

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Oct. 22, 2021) —The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame offers its condolences to the family, friends and fans of Wes Cooley, a member of the Hall of Fame Class of 2004 who was a pioneering force behind the rising popularity of AMA Superbike racing in the 1970s and early ’80s. Cooley passed away

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