PICKERINGTON, OH – May 20, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Fans will have the opportunity to witness talented amateur motorcycle and ATV hillclimbers at the 2015 AMA Hillclimb Grand Championship Aug. 8-9, hosted by the Pioneer Motorcycle Club in Waterford, Ohio.
“Hillclimb is one of the AMA’s oldest disciplines, and the AMA Hillclimb Grand Championship always draws the country’s top amateur hillclimbers,” said AMA Track Racing Manager Ken Saillant. “We’re looking forward to working with the Pioneer Motorcycle Club for this event, and we anticipate a challenging hill and a well-run event.”
The country’s best amateur motorcycle and ATV hillclimbers will make a run in an attempt to get to the top of the hill, each determined to get the fastest time.
“Our club has been around since 1954 and has hosted national hillclimbs off and on since the 1980s,” said Les Wolfe, a hillclimb national champion and member of the Pioneer Motorcycle Club. “We are really proud to have been chosen as the host for the 2015 AMA Hillclimb Grand Championship and can’t wait to see the racers face off this year.”
Striving to be crowned one of the AMA National Champions is just one part of the weekend for competitors. Additionally, racers will compete for AMA Hillclimber of the Year, AMA ATV Hillclimber of the Year and Youth Hillclimber of the Year. They will also compete to be crowned King of the Hill. In order to receive the honor, the racers posting the top 10 fastest times of the weekend will compete in a one-run class at the end of the program on Sunday.
No entries will be accepted the day of the event. All entries must be postmarked by July 7. Classes and online entry are available at http://www.pioneermotorcycleclub.com/2015/HTML/AMA_NationalSignIn.html.
About the American Motorcyclist Association
Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders’ interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com.