Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle factory rider Kenny Coolbeth raced a Harley-Davidson XR-750 to second place in the AMA Grand National Twins main on the Hagerstown Speedway half-mile. The race, which was stopped after 18 laps because of rain and an oiled track, was won by Jake Johnson, also riding a Harley-Davidson XR-750.
Blue Springs Harley-Davidson/Screamin’ Eagle rider Jared Mees led the opening lap of the Grand National Twins main, but was overtaken on lap two by Johnson and Halbert Family/King Kustoms rider Sammy Halbert, who was the fast-qualifier for the event.
Motorcycle riders and enthusiasts from around the world will have the chance to ride the new 2010 Harley-Davidson motorcycles at the 69th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, August 1-7, 2009. While Rapid City, S.D., will be the center of Harley-Davidson activities, riders and enthusiasts will enjoy the historic attractions and scenic riding in the legendary Black Hills region.
The Harley-Davidson Road Tour (all activities free of charge) will run from Saturday, Aug. 1 through Friday, Aug. 7, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City.
AMA Pro Racing officials unveiled today a revised 2009 schedule for the AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National Championship and National Hot Shoe Series. The changes bring together a combined 23-race schedule, including 14 Grand National Championship and nine National Hot Shoe events.