PICKERINGTON, OH – January 9, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – One of the biggest weekends in motorcycling — Daytona Bike Week — will include several opportunities for AMA amateur dirt-track racers to compete in half-mile and short-track events, including the Daytona Flat Track limestone oval, March 8-12 in Georgia and Florida.
In addition to events in the AMA All-Star Flat Track National Championship Series, the week will feature AMA Amateur Dirt-Track Holeshot races and rounds of the AMA Vintage Dirt Track National Championship Series. In all, youth, vet/senior, the next generation’s stars and vintage racers will line up to compete during one of amateur dirt track’s biggest weekends.
“Motorcyclists from all disciplines converge on Daytona Bike Week for good reason: In early March, this is racing central,” said AMA Track Racing Manager Ken Saillant. “Dirt track is no exception, and we’re looking forward to kicking off the season with some great racing at one of the country’s most historic locations for motorcycle competition.”
Promoters Steve Nace of Steve Nace Racing and Dave Joiner of Fast Fridays are working with the AMA to ensure the AMA amateur dirt-track events are run smoothly and provide all the excitement of a national-level event, from pre-entry to the podium celebration.
The details of AMA amateur dirt-track competition during 2013 Daytona Bike Week, along with round-by-round contact information, are below. To contact the AMA about these events, see www.americanmotorcyclist.com/racing or call (614) 856-1900.
About the American Motorcyclist Association
Since 1924, the AMA has protected the future of motorcycling and promoted the motorcycle lifestyle. AMA members come from all walks of life, and they navigate many different routes on their journey to the same destination: freedom on two wheels. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights organization, the AMA advocates for motorcyclists’ interests in the halls of local, state and federal government, the committees of international governing organizations, and the court of public opinion. Through member clubs, promoters and partners, the AMA sanctions more motorsports competition and motorcycle recreational events than any other organization in the world. AMA members receive money-saving discounts from dozens of well-known suppliers of motorcycle services, gear and apparel, bike rental, transport, hotel stays and more. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, the AMA honors the heroes and the heritage of motorcycling for future generations. For more information, please visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com.