Husqvarna Legends to Race at AMA VMD
The Husqvarna Legends Exhibition Race will features several top racers from Husqvarna’s past, including Smith, Burleson, Harden, Mark Blackwell, Terry Cunningham, Mike Melton, Mike Guerra, Bob Popiel and Gunner Lindstrom. These legendary racers, will ride vintage Husqvarna bikes from Alex Moroz’s Legends and Heroes Tour. Smith is this year’s grand marshal and Husqvarna is the Marque of the Year.
The race will be held at 12:45 pm on July 10 during the intermission of the AMA Racing Vintage Grand Championship’s motocross program. AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days will also feature Nationals in motocross, hare scrambles, trials, road racing and dirt track.
“Once again, we’re shown how vintage motocross can bring together everyday racers and some of the biggest legends of the sport,” says Joe Bromley, AMA director of racing. “The Husqvarna Legends Exhibition Race will be a major highlight for all of the AMA racers vying for AMA Racing National No. 1 plates at this event. I know I’ll be right there with them, watching these heroes circulate the motocross course on vintage Husqvarnas.”
AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days will also include North America’s largest motorcycle swap meet, as well as various seminars, bike shows and demo rides of current production motorcycles. Proceeds from the event will benefit the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame.