AMA Road Race Grand Championship to Run Oct. 21-23

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The AMA Road Race Grand Championship takes place at Barber Motorsports Park, Oct. 21-23, 2022.

Promoted by WERA Motorcycle Roadracing, the event is the official U.S. amateur road racing championship, sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association.

“The AMA Road Race Grand Championship is running in conjunction with WERA’s 50th annual Grand National Finals,” said AMA Road Racing Manager Ken Saillant, “and we’re pleased to be a part of the celebration this year as the country’s best amateur road racers compete for No. 1 plates and AMA awards.”

Along with AMA National Championship No. 1 plates, three AMA Awards will be distributed: the Nicky Hayden AMA Road Race Horizon Award, AMA Vet/Senior Road Racer of the Year, and AMA Amateur Road Racer of the Year.

The Horizon Award was named in honor of the first racer to claim it: AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Nicky Hayden. The honor is given to the rider that is best prepared for the professional ranks, based on attitude, enthusiasm and past performance.

Online entry is available until Oct. 17 for riders with a valid WERA License. If you are running in the AMA Road Race Grand Championship Classes and need a WERA ID please email: wera@wera.com. More information on the event can be found at https://americanmotorcyclist.com/ama-road-race-grand-championship/.

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. Besides offering members money-saving discounts on products and services, the AMA also publishes American Motorcyclist, a recently revitalized and monthly full-color magazine (and digital version of same) that covers current events and motorcycle history with brilliant photography and compelling writing. American Motorcyclist is also North America’s largest-circulation magazine. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit AmericanMotorcyclist.com.

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