Tag Archives: AMA

Members Appointed to AMA Recreational Riding Commissions

Forty-three individuals to address topics to improve recreational riding PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association announces the members of the AMA Recreational Riding Commissions, which are the volunteer groups that develop ways to improve and promote recreational motorcycle riding in the United States. “I’m very pleased with the variety of ages, experiences and backgrounds of the individuals who will ...

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AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Babe DeMay Passes

1950s-’60s flat track racer, Tuner was 88 PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Cyriel “Babe” DeMay, an AMA Grand National competitor who raced from the early 1950s to the late 1960s before becoming a leading tuner and team owner on the AMA Grand National circuit, died Oct. 26 at his home in Rossville, Tenn. He was 88. Mr. DeMay won the flat track ...

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Gabriel DaSilva Wins 2020 Nicky Hayden AMA Road Race Horizon Award

Florida resident among four AMA awards recipients at 2020 AMA Road Race Grand Championship PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Gabriel DaSilva was named the 2020 Nicky Hayden AMA Road Race Horizon Award winner, one of four riders to receive AMA awards at the 2020 AMA Road Race Grand Championship on Oct. 25 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala. DaSilva, 16, from ...

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2021 Professional Supercross and Motocross Numbers Announced

Current AMA Champions to run No. 1 plates PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association has announced the professional competition numbers for pro-licensed riders competing in Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, and the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship for the 2021 season. Each rider uses the assigned professional number for competition. In addition, the current champion ...

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AMA Road Race Grand Championship takes place Oct. 22-25 at Barber Motorsports Park

AMA amateur road racing championship runs concurrently with WERA Grand National Final PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The AMA Road Race Grand Championship returns to Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala., Oct. 22-25, with the 2020 WERA Grand National Final. The official U.S. amateur road racing championship, sanctioned by the AMA and operated by WERA Motorcycle Racing Inc., features 13 competition classes ...

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American Motorcyclist Association asks motorists, motorcyclists to use caution during Independence Day weekend

Road users urged to drive defensively, avoid distractions on holiday celebrating American freedom PICKERINGTON, Ohio — As communities across the nation prepare to celebrate U.S. Independence Day this coming weekend, the American Motorcyclist Association asks road users to exercise good judgment, operate their vehicles defensively and avoid distracted or impaired driving so everyone can enjoy a fun and safe July ...

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AMA recognizes 2020 Monster Energy AMA Supercross champions and award winners

Tomac, Ferrandis, Sexton earn class titles; Davalos, Shimoda named rookies of the year PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, presented AMA National No. 1 plates to Eli Tomac, Dylan Ferrandis and Chase Sexton this past weekend at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City. Tomac captured his first premier class AMA 450SX championship, completing the 17-race ...

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Honda Becomes Title Sponsor for AMA National Adventure Riding Series

Events provide mix of on-road, off-road fun PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Honda, one of the world’s premier motorcycle manufacturers, is the title sponsor for the 2020 Honda AMA National Adventure Riding Series, presented by Yuasa Battery. “Honda is a longtime supporter of the AMA and motorcyclists around the world, and we are proud to have them come aboard as title sponsor ...

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AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame reopening June 22

Museum operations modified for Ohio’s Responsible RestartOhio plan PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, closed to visitors since March 20 in compliance with Ohio’s coordinated response to the coronavirus pandemic, will reopen on Monday, June 22, for the enjoyment of fans and students of motorcycling history. In accordance with Ohio’s Responsible RestartOhio plan, the AMA Motorcycle Hall ...

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American Motorcyclist Association and INIT ESPORTS to develop two-wheel sim racing

Organizations sign Letter of Intent for AMA eSports National Championship events PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association and INIT ESPORTS have pledged to work together throughout 2020 and beyond to develop two-wheel esports championships and tournaments, turning riders into gamers and gamers into riders. Toward that goal, the AMA and INIT ESPORTS have signed a Letter of Intent to ...

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