Date change for AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course: July 11-13, 2014
December 17, 2013
move that will help Midwestern motorcyclists get more out their summer events,
the American Motorcyclist Association and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course have
worked together to change the date of the 2014 edition of AMA Vintage
Motorcycle Days, the country's premier celebration of vintage motorcycling.
AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days 2014 will be held July 11-13, one week earlier than
previously announced. The new dates prevent a conflict with another event held
in Wauseon, Ohio.
"Providing a date for AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days is never easy, given
that it often can only be set after many other dominoes get lined up, including
schedules for MotoGP racing in this country, World Superbike races here, and
AMA Pro Racing events," said Jeff Massey, AMA vice president of
operations. "We never like to wind up in competition with other
motorcycling events nearby, and some years it's unavoidable. But in this case,
we were able to work with other groups in an effort to find a new spot on the
calendar for AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days that makes the most sense for the
The move sees Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course's popular AMA Pro Racing event move to
July 19-20, track officials have announced.
"It wasn't easy getting all the dominoes to fall the right way, but in the
end, this change will be received well by the fans of AMA Vintage Motorcycle
Days," Massey said. "By changing these dates, we create the
opportunity for a better fit in the mix of motorcycling attractions in the
region next July."
Said Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course's President Craig Rust: "We're happy to
work with the AMA and AMA Pro Racing to come up with a reformatted schedule that
we believe will benefit everyone, including the great fans who support these
Advance tickets are available to the general public at www.midohio.com. In
addition, AMA members should stay tuned for news of a special ticket discount
only for AMA members available directly through the AMA offices.
About the American Motorcyclist Association
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