AMA Dud Perkins Lifetime Achievement Award

The AMA Dud Perkins Lifetime Achievement Award was established in January 1970 and first presented to its namesake, AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame member Dud Perkins. The annual award acknowledges the highest level of service to the AMA in any area of activity, and its recipients are individuals whose contributions are nationally recognized. 

2017: John Ulrich
2016:
Craig Vetter
2015: Charles Umbenhauer
2014: Mike & Margaret Wilson
2013: Andy Goldfine
2012: Jerry Abboud
2004: Dave Despain
2002: Patty Mills
2000: Jim Hutzler & Carl Reynolds
1998: Jim Nickerson
1997: Trevor Deeley
1996: Woody Leone Sr. & Bill Boyce
1995: Dick Mann
1994: Dave & Rita Coombs, Mike Farabaugh
1993: Charlie & Joan Watson, Chuck & Sharon Clayton
1991: Bob Frink
1990: Roger Hull, Harold Farnam & Roxy Rockwood
1989: Stan & Dorothy Miles
1988: Joe Christian
1987: Bee Gee & Duke Pennell, John & Bonnie Burnside
1986: Hap Jones & Floyd "Pop" Dreyer
1985: Bill Bagnall
1984: Jim Davis
1983: J. C. "Pappy" Hoel, Earl & Lucille Flanders
1982: Al Eames
1981: Lin Kuchler
1980: Horace Fritz
1979: Dot & Earl Robinson
1978: Reggie Pink
1977: J. R. Kelley
1976: John Harley
1975: Bruce Walters
1973: William Harley
1972: Tom Sifton
1971: Soichiro Honda
1970: Dud Perkins