The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame is pleased to welcome American Honda as a Platinum Sponsor for the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame's 2015 induction ceremony.
Tickets on sale now for Oct. 17 ceremony in Orlando, Fla.
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame is pleased to welcome American Honda as a Platinum Sponsor for the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame's 2015 induction ceremony. The ceremony is Saturday, Oct. 17, during the American International Motorcycle Expo at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
"The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame boasts a long and distinguished list of racers and innovators who made their mark with Honda motorcycles," said Jeff Massey, AMA chief operations officer. "We're thrilled that American Honda is continuing its loyal support of the Hall of Fame and helping promote motorcycling's heritage at one of motorcycling's most important events."
"We are very proud to continue our involvement with the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame," said Chuck Boderman, vice president of American Honda. "It's an important way of recognizing those who have helped make the motorcycle industry what it is today, and to encourage future generations to keep the spirit strong."
The Class of 2015 includes road racing champion John Kocinski, 1997 World Superbike Champion on a Honda RC45, off-road racing champion Rodney Smith, former Harley-Davidson CEO Richard Teerlink, entrepreneur and industry patron John Parham, dirt tracker Alex Jorgensen and longtime Yamaha Motor Corp. U.S.A. race team manager Keith McCarty.
Tickets are available now at www.motorcyclemuseum.org.
The event also will honor three-time road racing World Champion Wayne Rainey as the 2015 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend. Rainey, who himself was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1999, is the president of MotoAmerica, the new home of the AMA Superbike Championship. Rainey earned one of his two AMA Superbike titles riding for Honda in 1987.
The 2015 Yamaha AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Harley-Davidson, is held in conjunction with AIMExpo. The AIMExpo is a diverse powersports event that is open to trade and media Oct. 15-16 and open to the general public Oct. 17-18.
For updates on the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, keep an eye on www.motorcyclemuseum.org, as well as the AMA's social media channels, including Facebook (www.facebook.com/AmericanMotorcyclist and www.facebook.com/AMAHallofFame) and Twitter: @AMA_Riding.
To nominate a future Hall of Famer, visit: www.motorcyclemuseum.org/induction.