PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Exhibition racing offers a fun and low pressure environment for racers and spectators to enjoy as other activities of the day wind down at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Riders of Kawasaki, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio July 7-9.
On Friday, July 7, pit bike races will take place in the infield, with practice beginning at 4:30 p.m. and racing at 5 p.m. Registration takes place from 2-4 p.m. at the infield.
New, redesigned racing classes offer more chances for those attending to get involved. A full list of classes can be found at www.amavintagemotorcycledays.com/exhibition-2017.
On Saturday, July 8, a holeshot competition will take place at the motocross staging area. The event is free to anyone wanting to participate and features a one-class format for motorcycles of all types
For more information on the exhibition racing events visit www.amavintagemotorcycledays.com/exhibition-2017.
For 2017, AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Riders of Kawasaki, celebrates the riders and machines that have made Kawasaki motorcycles famous for more than five decades in America. In addition, the AMA affinity group for fans of Kawasaki -- ROK, Powered by the AMA -- also will be front and center throughout the event. AMA members who join the ROK, Powered by the AMA, receive special benefits from Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA, such as a 10 percent discount from all purchases at www.kawasaki.com. For more information, see www.kawasaki.com/rok/whoweare.
An annual fundraiser for the nonprofit AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Riders of Kawasaki, features vintage motorcycle racing, bike shows, seminars, demo rides, a swap meet with nearly 1,000 independent vendors and much more.
Tickets are available for purchase at www.amavintagemotorcycledays.com (click on “Tickets”) or at the gate. A weekend pass is $60, a single-day admission for Friday or Saturday is $40 and a single-day admission for Sunday is $35. Kids 12 and under get in free.
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