Dates announced for 2012 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days: July 20-22
September 15, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association
(AMA) is pleased to announce the 2012 dates for the country's premier
annual celebration of vintage motorcycling. AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days
will take place on July 20-22, 2012, at the world-class Mid-Ohio Sports
Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
"For more than two decades,
AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days has been the premier summer event for
motorcyclists of all ages and interests," said AMA President and CEO
Rob Dingman. "The event truly has something for everyone, from off-road
racing in the woods to spectacular bike shows to the enormous swap
meet. Generations of riders have come to love the event for what it is:
a three-day celebration of motorcycling's past and present."
Added Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course President Craig Rust: "We're thrilled
to announce the dates for the 2012 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days. Each
year, the event brings a large crowd and a great deal of attention to
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. It's our goal to work with the AMA to grow
this event year after year, and we feel the 2012 edition will be a big
A fundraiser for the Motorcycle Hall of Fame, AMA
Vintage Motorcycle Days features classic motorcycles of all makes and
styles, and honors the riders who made them famous. Activities include
the AMA Racing Vintage Grand Championships, which include roadracing,
motocross, hare scrambles, trials and dirt-track; North America's
largest motorcycle swap meet; bike shows and awards; stunt shows; demo
rides of current production bikes; and seminars on a number of topics
by noted motorcycling experts.
All proceeds from AMA Vintage
Motorcycle Days benefit the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum. The goal 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's website at MotorcycleMuseum.org.
For updates about events and activities, as well as information about past AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, visit AMAVintageMotorcycleDays.com. Ticket information will be available at MidOhio.com.