Tucker Rocky/Biker's Choice is presenting sponsor of Malcolm Smith's AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legends recognition
November 08, 2012
PICKERINGTON, Ohio --
Tucker Rocky/Biker's Choice, the U.S. distributor of well-known brands such as
Answer, MSR, Firstgear, BikeMaster and Biker's Choice, will be the presenting
sponsor of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame's Legends recognition for Malcolm
Smith. Smith, a 1998 Hall of Fame inductee, will be honored at the annual Hall
of Fame induction ceremony on Friday, Nov. 16, at the Red Rock Casino, Resort
& Spa in Las Vegas, Nev.
Each year during the induction ceremony for the new class of the AMA Motorcycle
Hall of Fame, existing members of the Hall of Fame are recognized as Legends.
The 2012 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legends are Smith, a pioneer in off-road
motorcycle racing, and his fellow 1998 inductee Mert Lawwill, the 1969 AMA
Grand National Champion. Both Lawwill and Smith starred in the timeless
motorcycling documentary "On Any Sunday." The pair will be introduced
on stage by the director of that movie -- and a Hall of Famer himself -- Bruce
In addition, the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by
KTM, will officially welcome the class of 2012: the late Rod Bush, KTM North
America president and industry visionary; world championship roadracing tuner
Nobby Clark; 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 iconic race starter Al Wilcox.
"Through its numerous consumer brands, Tucker Rocky/Biker's Choice
delivers a variety of products that help shape the motorcycling experience for
millions of riders, including MSR, or Malcolm Smith Racing, gear and equipment,"
said Jeffrey V. Heininger, chairman of the American Motorcycle Heritage
Foundation, which oversees the Hall of Fame. "Malcolm is one of
motorcycling's most iconic personalities, and we're honored that Tucker
Rocky/Biker's Choice is supporting his recognition as a Hall of Fame
The 2012 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by KTM, is
part of AMA Legends Weekend. The event 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
Tickets for the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by
KTM, and the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Dave Mungenast Memorial Concours
d'Elegance are available online at http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e5r7zy8ea4316694&llr=vw9ldxbab
or by calling (800) 342-5464.
The induction ceremony and bike show will be held at the Las Vegas Red Rock
Resort, a world-class spa, hotel and casino, featuring a range of
entertainment, dining and family-friendly attractions. Room reservations are
available now at a special group rate by calling (866) 767-7773 and referencing
group code RCIAME or AMERICAN MOTORCYCLIST. Online room reservations are
available at www.redrocklasvegas.com.
For tickets to the final round of the GEICO AMA EnduroCross Series at the
Orleans Arena, see www.endurocross.com.
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.