AHRMA RACE OF CHAMPIONS SET FOR AMA VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE DAYS

This just in from the AMA:

June 25, 2007

AHRMA RACE OF CHAMPIONS SET FOR AMA VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE DAYS

A full gate of past motocross champions is expected for the
American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association vintage
motocross race on July 28 during AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days,
the AMA and AHRMA have jointly announced.

The following are expected to attend: Tony DiStefano,
Brad Lackey, Danny LaPorte, Rick Johnson, Gary Jones,
Billy Liles, Andy Stacy, Graham Noyce, Gary Semics,
Mickey Kessler, Marty Smith, Tommy Croft, Ron Lechien,
Rick Sieman, Marty Tripes, Jeff Smith, Dick Mann,
John DeSoto, Jimmy Weinert, Mike Bell, Rex Staten,
Donnie Hansen, Mark Barnett and Ron Pomeroy.

The Champions Race will run at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday,
July 28, during the VMX program on the Mid-Ohio Sports
Car Course motocross track next to the spectator camping
area. An autograph session will follow.

Updated information on which racers will attend will be posted
at ahrma.org as it is received. AHRMA Eastern Off-Road Director
Alex Moroz also is soliciting supporters to sponsor bikes for
the racers. If you wish to help out, contact Moroz at
Moroz50a@hotmail.com or (315) 415-6478.

Additionally, DiStefano is being saluted as the Legends of MX
honoree. The Legends group is honoring a different MX standout
at each of AHRMA’s 17 vintage motocross nationals. The ’70s
superstar, who won three 250 national titles and is a member of
the Motorcycle Hall of Fame, also will present a session of his
famed MX school on Friday, July 27.  Sign-up information will be
posted at ahrma.org as it is available.

Issued:  June 25, 2007

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