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Vintage Motorcycle Days: Dirt Track Event Rescheduled

2012 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is moving AMA Vintage Motorcycle Day’s popular dirt-track event at the Ashland Co. (Ohio) Fairgrounds from Friday, July 20, to Saturday, July 21.

Ken Saillant (AMA Track Racing Manager) says: "Our Friday night date was on top of a complementary event located just a couple hours away in Wauseon, Ohio.

"With the popularity of the Ashland location and considering our event is part of the AMA Vintage Dirt Track National Championship Series, we didn’t want to pull riders or fans away from the Wauseon race. Considering the Ashland facility was available on Saturday and the move would still allow a Sunday rain date, the shift was logical and we hope will support the Wauseon event.

"The AMA supports more racing choices, not fewer, and we hope this move gives racers more opportunity to get out there and show the fans what classic dirt-track machinery can do."

Pits will open at the half-mile event in Ashland at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 21. Sign up starts at noon and practice will begin at 4 p.m.

In addition to period-correct vintage classes for all eras of dirt-track motorcycles, the AMA Vintage Dirt Track National Championship Series event will include modern classes to give amateur racers an opportunity to compete at one of the region’s classic half-mile facilities.

The Ashland round of the AMA Vintage Dirt Track Grand Championships runs as part of AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, July 20-22 at the nearby Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days is the country’s premier event for vintage motorcycle enthusiasts. It includes North America’s largest vintage motorcycle swap meet, seminars, vintage displays, bike shows, a Marque of the Year, and vintage and post-vintage competition in motocross, hare scrambles, trials, roadracing and dirt track.

More information about AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days can be found at AMAVintageMotorcycleDays.com.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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