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GRAND MARSHAL

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MA Motorcycle Hall of Famers are often chosen to be Grand Marshal at what’s become the summer motorcycling event of the year — AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days — all of which makes 1993 500cc World Champion and AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Kevin Schwantz an ideal choice for this 30th running of VMD. Schwantz’s professional career lasted from 1985 to 1995, and in those 10 years he packed a lifetime’s worth of excitement. The Texan burst onto the AMA Superbike scene in ’85 on a Yoshimura-prepped GS700 Suzuki, winning three AMA Superbike races and quickly establishing himself as a serious championship contender. He’d win often in AMA Superbike in the coming three years — his battles with three-time World Champion and AMA Hall of Famer Wayne Rainey during those


years were epic — before heading to Europe in 1989 to contest the Grand Prix wars, where he’d once again battle with Rainey. Schwantz would win the 500cc World Championship in 1993, and retire just two years later, his legacy of 25 GP wins, 21 lap records, 29 pole positions — along with his daring and dynamic personality on and off the bike — cemented in motorsports history forever. Schwantz went on to own and run the Kevin Schwantz Suzuki School, a highly successful riding school based at Road Atlanta and, in later years, at Barber Motorsports Park. “I’ve never attended VMD,” Schwantz said, “so I’m very much looking forward to it. I love vintage bikes and the whole classic-bike scene, so it should be fun — especially since we’re going to display my 1985 Yoshimura-Suzuki Superbike and 1994 No. 1 Suzuki GP bike in the AMA Hall of Fame tent!” Schwantz will sign autographs, speak to enthusiasts from the AMA Soundstage, participate in a Lap of History each day, judge the Saturday bike show and enjoy the various goings-on at VMD. Come say hi in the infield!

From club-racer phenom, to AMA Superbike winner, to Grand Prix World Champion, to racing-school owner and instructor, and to AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer, Kevin Schwantz has excelled in motorcycling for more than four decades.




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BIKE AMA VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE DAYS JULY 22-24, 2022

SHOW MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE LEXINGTON, OH

OLD BIKE BARN/ AMA MOTORCYCLE HALL OF FAME BIKE SHOW

LOCATION: Old Bike Barn Crossroads in the infield

AWARDS PRESENTATION: Saturday – 3 p.m.

REGISTRATION: Friday – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

AWARDS: Grand Marshal’s Choice Award Best of Show: American, British, European, Japanese

JUDGING: Saturday – 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. AMERICAN 1939-1969 1970-Present Competition Custom

ENTRY FEE: $10 per entry.

CLASSES

BRITISH 1939-1969 1970-Present Competition Custom

EUROPEAN 1939-1969 1970-Present Competition Custom

JAPANESE 1939-1969 1970-Present Competition Custom

> DON’T MISS THE SILENT AUCTION IN THE HALL OF FAME TENT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY!


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LAP FOR HISTORY

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he Lap for History gives riders a chance to take their motorcycles on a parade lap around the 2.4-mile road racing circuit at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, and this year it’ll be led by Grand Marshal Kevin Schwantz. Registration is at the Ride Staging area. A $10 donation to the American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation is required. FRIDAY, JULY 22 Registration: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Staging: 11:30 a.m. Ride Start: 12:00 p.m. SATURDAY, JULY 23 Registration: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Staging: 10:30 a.m. Ride Start: 11 a.m. SUNDAY, JULY 24 Registration: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Staging: 10:30 a.m. Ride Start: 11 a.m.


AMA STAGE FRIDAY 1-2 p.m. – Grand Marshal Q&A (following Lap for History)

SATURDAY 1-2 p.m. – AMA Motorcycle HOF Raffle Bike Drawing

3-4 p.m. – VJMC Q&A hosted by Mitch Boehm

3-4 p.m. – Bike Show Awards Ceremony

SATURDAY 12-1 p.m. – Grand Marshal Q&A (following Lap for History)

SUNDAY 12-1 p.m. – Grand Marshal Q&A (following Lap for History)

AMA EVENT TENT FRIDAY 10-11 a.m. – Mitch Boehm & Ken Vreeke: Motojournalism Stories. Motorcycle magazine veterans talk magazine history with World Champ Kevin Schwantz. 11 a.m. – Bear with Old Bike Barn presents a Motorcycle Sherpa short film and Q&A. 12-1 p.m. – AMA Government Relations Department. Motorcycles, neighbors & you: local zoning and protecting your rights 4-5 p.m. – Hayley Bell, 2019 AMA Motorcyclist of the Year, speaks about creating Women Riders World Relay. 5-6 p.m. – Liza Miller Podcast. Live podcast recording with Cleveland Moto, Motorcycles & Mistfits and Noco Moto debating motorcycling’s top innovations of all time.

SATURDAY 11 a.m. – Moian Khan, Pakistani MX Champ, talks about his epic ride from San Francisco to Pakistan. 2-3 p.m. – Skidmark Garage’s Brian Schaffran speaks about bringing shop class back, with a motorcycle twist. 5-6 p.m. – Chickastan Tour. Liza Miller & friends on the last Chickistan tour, a women’s tour of Pakistan led by Liza and Moian Khan. SUNDAY 10-11 a.m. – AMA Government Relations Department. Lane splitting vs. lane filtering and everything else between the lanes. 11 a.m. – Hayley Bell, 2019 AMA Motorcyclist of the Year, speaks about creating Women Riders World Relay.


FRIDAY: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. SATURDAY: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. SUNDAY: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WALL OF DEATH AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days wouldn’t be complete without the Wall of Death thrill show from the American Motor Drome Company. From the carnival-barker spectacle outside the doors before the riders show off their skills to the gravity-defying action inside, you won’t want to miss the AMDC daredevils.

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FRIDAY: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.

SATURDAY: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.

SUNDAY: 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m.


ASHLAND DINNER RIDE FRIDAY, JULY 22 Registration: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. SATURDAY, JULY 23 Registration: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Staging: 3 p.m. at Ride Staging Depart: 3:30 p.m. Dinner: 5:30 p.m.

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n July 23, the Ashland Dinner Ride will take riders through Ohio’s scenic countryside from the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, to the historic half-mile track at the Ashland County Fairgrounds for a round of the AMA Vintage Flat Track National Championship Series. For a $50 donation to the AMA Motorcycle Hall of

Fame, participants can enjoy the picturesque ride, receive special parking, get a pit pass, have dinner at the track, and then move to their grandstand seats. Registration takes place in the Hall of Fame Tent located at the Old Bike Barn Crossroads in the infield. Riders can also get route instructions if they want to do the ride to Ashland on their own.


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PIT BIKE RACING FRIDAY, July 22 Location: Motocross Starting Area 3-5 p.m. – Registration at the Off-Road Admin Trailer near the Hanger 6 p.m. – Practice/Racing CLASSES: 50cc: 0-50cc 110cc: 70cc-110cc, four stroke only 125cc: 112cc-125cc, four stroke only Women’s: 50cc-125cc AMA Membership and $10 entry required

FLAT TRACK

SATURDAY, July 23 Location: Ashland County Fairgrounds 12-4 p.m. – Registration (Gate 5, Baney Road) 3:30 p.m. – Mandatory Rider Briefing 4 p.m. – Practice 6 p.m. – Racing Begins ASHLAND CO. FAIRGROUNDS

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MID-OHIO RACE TRACK

DIRECTIONS TO FLAT TRACK RACES The Ashland County Fairgrounds is 25 miles northeast of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. From Lexington, take Interstate 71 north toward Ashland Exit 186. Go west on U.S. 250 to Ohio Route 42 South. You will be on 42 for about 4 miles. Then turn right on Baney Road. Follow it to the fairgrounds. 2042 Claremont Ave., Ashland, OH 44805.


ROAD RACING THURSDAY 1-5 p.m. – Registration 2-5 p.m. Tech Inspection FRIDAY 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Registration/ Tech Inspection 9 a.m. – Practice 11 a.m. – Mandatory Rider Briefing Noon – 1 p.m. – Lunch Break 1-5 p.m. – Practice Resumes

SATURDAY 7:30-10:45 a.m. – Tech Inspection 8-11 a.m. – Practice 11 a.m. to Noon – Lunch Break 11:15 a.m. – Mandatory Rider Briefing 12 p.m. – Racing Begins SUNDAY 7:30-8:45 a.m. – Registration 7:30-9 a.m. – Tech Inspection 8-10 a.m. – Practice 10 a.m. – Racing Begins 5 p.m. – Awards Presentation

Registration and tech inspection in Lower Paddock Tech Garage. Mandatory rider briefing at the base of the tower in the Lower Paddock.


HARE SCRAMBLES THURSDAY 2-5 p.m. – Registration/Tech Inspection FRIDAY 7 a.m. to Noon – Registration/Tech Inspection (Mandatory rider briefing at start line 15 minutes prior to each race) 9 a.m. – Youth Classes Races 10 a.m. – Vintage/Evolution/Evolution 1 Races 12 p.m. – Evolution 2/Evolution 3 Races 2 p.m. – Revolution 1/Revolution 2 Races 4 p.m. – Awards Presentation (30 minutes after racing concludes)

TRIALS SATURDAY Noon-3 p.m. – Registration/Tech Inspection Sunday 7-9 a.m. – Registration/Tech Inspection 9:15 a.m. – Mandatory Rider Briefing 9:30 a.m. – Competition Begins 2:30 pm. – Awards Presentation (30 minutes after racing concludes) Registration and tech inspection take place in the off-road admin trailer. Riding briefing and awards presentation in the Off-Road Hangar.


MOTOCROSS THURSDAY 2-5 p.m. – Registration/Tech Inspection FRIDAY Noon-5 p.m. – Registration/Tech Inspection SATURDAY 7-9 a.m. – Registration/Tech Inspection 8 a.m. – Mandatory Rider Briefing 8:30 a.m. – Vintage/Evolution Evolution 1 Practice 9:30 a.m. – Vintage/Evolution/ Evolution 1 Racing Noon-12:30 p.m. – Lunch Break 4 p.m. – Awards Presentation (30 minutes after racing concludes in the Hangar)

SUNDAY 7-8:30 a.m. – Registration/Tech Inspection 8 a.m. – Mandatory Rider Briefing 8:30 a.m. – Evolution 2/Evolution 3/Revolution Practice 9:30 a.m. – Evolution 2/Evolution 3/Revolution Racing Noon-12:30 p.m. – Lunch Break 5 p.m. – Awards Presentation (30 minutes after racing concludes in the Hangar)


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