Advance ticket price deadline approaching for AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legends Weekend in Las Vegas
October 18, 2012
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The
American Motorcyclist Association reminds enthusiasts, fans and the
motorcycling industry that the advance ticket purchase deadline is approaching
for the 2012 AMA Legends Weekend, Nov. 16-17, at the Red Rock Casino, Resort
& Spa in Las Vegas, Nev.
Advance tickets for the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony,
presented by KTM, are $130 through Oct. 24. After that date, the ticket price
increases to $155. AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Dave Mungenast Memorial Concours
d'Elegance tickets are $10 for attendees of the Hall of Fame banquet, or $20
for general admission.
Tickets for the AMA Legends Weekend are available online at http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e5r7zy8ea4316694&llr=vw9ldxbab
or by calling (800) 342-5464.
The 2012 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by KTM, will
officially welcome seven inductees to the Hall of Fame: the late Rod Bush,
longtime KTM North America president and industry visionary; world championship
roadracing tuner Nobby Clark; multitime off-road racing champion Ty Davis; 1975
AMA Supercross Champion Jimmy Ellis; pioneering female motocrosser Sue Fish;
world-class bike restorer Brian Slark; and the late Al Wilcox, an iconic race
In addition, two existing members of the Hall of Fame will be honored as
Legends at the event: 1998 inductees Malcolm Smith, a pioneer in off-road
motorcycling, and Mert Lawwill, the 1969 AMA Grand National Champion. Both
Smith and Lawwill starred in the iconic motorcycling documentary "On Any
Sunday," directed by Hall of Fame member Bruce Brown.
The AMA Legends Weekend also includes one of the country's leading motorcycle
shows and the finale of one of the most thrilling AMA-sanctioned national
racing series. On Saturday, Nov. 17, the Red Rock will host the 2012 AMA
Motorcycle Hall of Fame Dave Mungenast Memorial Concours d'Elegance, featuring
many of the country's most impressive original and restored classic
motorcycles. That evening at the nearby Orleans Arena, fans can catch the last
round of the 2012 GEICO AMA EnduroCross National Championship Series.
The AMA Legends Weekend will be held at the Las Vegas Red Rock Resort, Casino
and Spa, a world-class retreat featuring a range of entertainment, dining and
family-friendly attractions. The facility's expansive ballrooms provide a
stunning backdrop for the AMA Legends Weekend.
Ticket information for the AMA GEICO EnduroCross on Saturday evening is
available at www.endurocross.com.
For a complete schedule of the AMA Legends & Champions Weekend, including
information about tickets and room accommodations, visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com/events.
About the American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation
Founded in 1990 by the American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation, the goal of the Motorcycle Hall of Fame is to tell the stories and preserve the history of motorcycling. Located on the campus of the American Motorcyclist Association in Pickerington, Ohio, the Hall of Fame's three major exhibition halls feature the machines and memorabilia of those who have contributed notably to the sport. The Motorcycle Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to motorcycling, including those known for their contributions to road riding, off-road riding and all categories of racing, as well as those who have excelled in business, history, design and engineering. More information can be found at MotorcycleMuseum.org.