AMA Legends Weekend set for Oct. 18-19 in Las Vegas
April 04, 2013
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that this year's 2013 AMA
Legends Weekend will be held on a new date -- Oct. 18-19 -- and at a new
location, the Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa and Casino in Las Vegas. The AMA Legends
Weekend features the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2013 Induction
Ceremony, highlighting the greatest weekend in motorcycling.
The Hall of Fame induction ceremony takes place on Friday night, Oct. 18, in a
star-studded gala event that honors the motorcycling world's fast and famous.
The next morning launches the all-new AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Dave
Mungenast Memorial Legends Reception, where the Class of 2013 and AMA
Motorcycle Hall of Famers from previous years will be honored and interviewed
on-stage in a relaxed setting that allows fans and friends to get up close and
personal with motorcycling's greatest legends.
Both events are timed to coincide with the Monster Cup AMA Supercross race at
nearby Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas Saturday night, rounding out the year's
most impressive motorcycling weekend.
"The AMA Legends Weekend has truly become one of the year's must-do events
for the motorcycling community and for fans," said Jeffrey V. Heininger,
chairman of the American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation, which oversees the
Hall of Fame. "When you add the gala of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame
weekend with the glitz of AMA Supercross in Las Vegas, you get a special,
one-of-a-kind experience that showcases the stars of today and the sport's true
legends, all at one time and place. You don't want to miss it."
Stepping up once again to sponsor a key part of the festive weekend is Dave
Mungenast's Classic Motorcycle Museum, which is the title sponsor of the AMA
Motorcycle Hall of Fame Dave Mungenast Legends Reception.
"We're glad to be a part of this great weekend every year," said Ray
Mungenast of the Dave Mungenast Classic Motorcycle Museum and Mungenast
Automotive Family in St. Louis. "We're excited to be part of the new
reception, which will allow a great, informal way for everyone to catch up with
old friends, and rub elbows with the real legends of our sport. It's going to
be one amazing weekend in Vegas."
In addition, two existing AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famers will be honored as
Legends at the October event, and those will be announced shortly.
Tickets are on sale now at www.motorcyclemuseum.org.
Price is $140 for Friday night's induction ceremony, and $20 for Saturday's
reception, which includes a continental breakfast. Additionally, rooms at the
Green Valley Ranch can be reserved now for a special rate at https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_gi_new&groupID=19471407
or by calling 866-782-9487 and using the code GCIAMHF
The AMA Legends Weekend is a fundraiser for the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame,
located on the campus of the American Motorcyclist Association in Pickerington,
Ohio and overseen by the American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation. The mission
of the AMHF is to celebrate, elucidate and preserve the rich tradition of
motorcycling in America. For more information, please visit www.motorcyclemuseum.org.
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.