AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame 2017 Inductees
The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2017 includes giants of the motorcycle lifestyle, sport and industry.
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AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame announces Class of 2017
Fans, family, industry will celebrate inductees on Sept. 22 in Columbus
PICKERINGTON, OH (June 26, 2017) – The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame will welcome five new inductees on Sept. 22 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.
The ceremony, which takes place in conjunction with the American International Motorcycle Expo, will officially induct FMF Racing founder Donnie Emler Sr., off-road racing champion Eddie Lojak Sr., world motocross champion and Road 2 Recovery founder Bob Moore, racer and filmmaker Peter Starr and racer, team owner and publisher John Ulrich.
“The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2017 includes giants of the motorcycle lifestyle, sport and industry,” said Ken Ford, a member of the AMA board of directors and chairman of the American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation board. “Each of these individuals has made a lasting impact on motorcycling in some profound way.
“Generations of riders have benefitted from their accomplishments or can appreciate their competitive talent,” said Ford. “The Hall of Fame will shine a little brighter this Sept. 22, when these five motorcyclists are enshrined for perpetuity.”
Reservations for the induction ceremony may be made now at www.americanmotorcyclist.com/tickets. Tickets, which include a reception, dinner and the induction ceremony, are $130 per person, or $120 for AMA Life Members. Current AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famers can attend for no charge. The American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, hosts the event.
The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame was established in 1998 by the AMHF to honor the legends and heroes of American motorcycling and highlight their achievements and contributions to motorcycling. Hall of Fame inductees represent eight areas: Ambassadors/Industry, Design/Engineering, Dirt Track, Leadership/Advocacy, Motocross/Supercross, Off-Road, Road Racing and Specialty Competition.
For more information about the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame and the 2017 induction ceremony, see www.motorcyclemuseum.org. Also, visit the Hall of Fame Facebook page at www.facebook.com/AMAHallOfFame or search the hashtag #AMAHoF17 on social media.