AMA Racing Championship Banquet, Friday, Dec. 4, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas

On Dec. 4 and 5, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) invites you to R-O-C-K! with some of motorcycling’s finest at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. On Friday night, we’ll salute the racing community at the AMA Racing Championship Banquet. Then on Saturday evening, motorcycling heroes of the past and present will be honored at the 2009 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

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Tickets: Purchase tickets now for this amazing celebration. Advance ticket purchase is required for both evening events at a cost of $49 per person per single event, or $89 per person for both events. Tickets will remain on sale through Nov. 29, 2009. Admission to the Hall of Fame autograph session and the Concours d’Elegance bike show is free.

Hotel Accommodations: Hotel accommodations at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas are available. To reserve a room at the discount rate, click here, or call (800) 473-7625.

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, Dec. 4
2009 AMA Racing Championship Banquet – Buy Tickets >>
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, Muse Hall
Cocktail reception – 5 p.m. Dinner – 6 p.m. Ceremony – 7 p.m.

Join us for a celebration honoring the 2009 racing champions at the AMA Racing Championship Banquet. We’ll recognize the top competitors from premier events and series, such as the AMA Air Nautiques Amateur National Motocross Championships and the AMA Racing Rekluse National Enduro Championship Series, and special awards including AMA Racing Athlete of the Year, AMA Racing Sportsman of the Year and AMA Racing Female Rider of the Year. (Dress: cocktail attire – jacket required)

Saturday, Dec. 5
2009 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Concours d’Elegance
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, Poolside
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Awards Presentation – 2 p.m. Adminssion: free

Feast your eyes on some of the most beautiful bikes ever created at the 2009 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Concours d’Elegance. Only the most compelling original or painstakingly restored vintage motorcycles are invited to participate in this show, which is now in its eighth year. You won’t be disappointed. Visit MotorcycleMuseum.org for a participant application to the Concours d’Elegance.

2009 Hall of Fame Inductee Autograph Session
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, Poolside
Time: Noon Adminssion: free

Meet the 2009 Hall of Fame inductees and rub shoulders with current Hall of Famers. Snap a photo, get an autograph and take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with some true motorcycling legends.

2009 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Ceremony – Buy Tickets >>
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, Muse Hall
Cocktail reception – 6 p.m. Dinner 7 p.m. Ceremony – 8 p.m.

Join master of ceremonies Perry King, legendary actor of stage, screen and TV, as we shine the spotlight on motorcycling legends at the 2009 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. This year’s class includes industry innovator Robert Bates, off-road racer Randy Hawkins, suspension pioneer Gilles Vaillancourt, off-highway rights activist Mona Ehnes, industry entrepreneurs and technological trailblazers Geoff and Bob Fox, longtime motorcycle safety proponent David Hough, noted race team manager Gary Mathers and successful dirt-track racer and tuner Chuck Palmgren. (Dress: cocktail attire – jacket required)

Las Vegas – what better place to honor motorcycling’s legends and legends-in-the-making? See you there!

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