Colorado rider wins 2019 Yamaha Star Eluder in 2019 AMA Member Sweepstakes

200203 Bruce Sass (Credit- Vickery Motorsports) [678]

More prizes awarded in annual drawing for new and renewing members

PICKERINGTON, OH – February 3, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Bruce D. Sass, of Aurora, Colo., is the grand prize winner in the 2019 AMA Member Sweepstakes. His prize is a 2019 Yamaha Star Eluder.

Sass’ name was selected from all those who joined the American Motorcyclist Association or renewed their membership during the 2019 calendar year.

200203 Yamaha Star Eluder (Credit- Yamaha Motor Sports)
2019 Yamaha Star Eluder

“This is way cool,” Sass said. “I always tell my friends that as long as you’ve got room, you can never have too many motorcycles. I have plenty of room, so I can fit another one in there.”

Sass has been riding and racing motorcycles since 1969 with the Sports Riders Association of Colorado. In AMA road racing, Sass was the 1977 novice national champion, winning two 250cc nationals.

In 2005, he was inducted into the Colorado Motorsports Hall of Fame.

He currently competes in vintage motocross and vintage road racing events and hopes to attend AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days in Lexington, Ohio, July 10-12.

Other winners in the annual drawing for the 2019 AMA Member Sweepstakes were:

  • Shoei Helmet — Chris Baskin, Ola, Ark.
  • Cardo Packtalk Bold — Mike Barth, Detroit, Mich.
  • Aerostich R3 one-piece suit — Richard Hargis, Wellington, Nev.
  • Helite Moto Airbag Vest — Scott R. Fuller, Rock Creek, Ohio

The grand prize winner in the 2020 AMA Member Sweepstakes annual drawing will receive a 2020 Yamaha XSR900, part of the company’s Sport Heritage lineup. The XSR900 features exposed aluminum details, retro-influenced bodywork, a stepped seat and custom lighting and instrumentation.

Other prizes to be awarded in the 2020 annual drawing include a choice of Shoei helmet, a Helite Moto airbag vest, a Cardo Systems Packtalk Bold JBL and an Aerostich R3 one-piece suit.

The 2020 sweepstakes also includes monthly drawings for Liberty Sport eyewear, Nelson Rigg bike cover, Powercases jump starter, Warm & Safe USB power adapter, Bohn Armor neck brace and AMA Gear t-shirts.

Quarterly drawings in 2020 offer Bohn Armor pants-and-shirt sets, a Motool Slacker Tool & Street Kit and a Motion Pro air pressure gauge.

About the American Motorcyclist Association

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Source: American Motorcyclist Association

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