AMA Racing Vintage National Dirt Track Championship Series will kick off during Bike Week

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that the AMA Racing Vintage Dirt Track National Championship Series is set to kick off during Daytona Beach Bike Week, March 5-8. “Bike Week is a great location to start our second year of national championship series competition in vintage dirt track,” said AMA Director of […]

Round added to AMA Racing Winter Dirt Track Championship Series

AMA Racing has approved a fifth round for the 2011 AMA Racing Winter Dirt Track Championship Series. The new round, a TT event, will take place at Ocala Micro Speedway in Ocala, Fla., and be promoted by Steve Nace. The full schedule is below. Round 1 March 5 Half Mile Location: Oglethorpe Speedway, Savannah, Ga. […]

Dozens of federal lawmakers oppose new ‘Wild Lands’ land-use policy

Nearly 60 federal lawmakers have joined forces to ask Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to withdraw a recent order creating a new land-use designation that could bar responsible off-highway riding from public land, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. In a letter dated Jan. 28, Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah), the outgoing chairman of the […]

‘Lead law’ reprieve for kids dirtbikes up for a vote

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is poised to vote on a staff recommendation to delay enforcement of parts of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of 2008, or “lead law,” the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. Specifically, the staff suggests that CPSC commissioners delay enforcing the testing and certification requirements for kids’ dirtbikes […]

Glen Helen Raceway to offer “Ride Days”

California riders looking for some new terrain to tear up might want to call in sick Friday, as January 28th will be the first Glen Helen Ride Day. The Glen Helen Raceway in Southern California will be hosting an all-day event featuring one of the most legendary names in racing, Gary Jones. Jones has designed […]