One afternoon in the mid-1960s, a man walked into a Southern California motorcycle shop looking for someone to race an unproven motorcycle with a foreign-sounding name. Lucky for that man, he walked into the right shop and found the right racer. Malcolm Smith took Edison Dye's offer, and their partnership would help establish the Husqvarna motorcycle brand as a force in American off-road.
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that the 2010 AMA Racing Road Race Grand Championships will take place July 12-14, as part of a weeklong motorcycle racing extravaganza at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. The annual amateur championship roadracing event will immediately follow the AMA Racing Vintage Grand Championships and precede the AMA Pro Racing Honda Super Cycle Weekend, presented by Dunlop Tire.
The Mid-Ohio School refreshed its fleet this winter with 37 new 2010 Acura TSXs. We talk to Sonny Gee, The Mid-Ohio School fleet manager, about how he gets the cars ready for racing and Jessica Fini, Acura PR Coordinator, in regards to the TSX’s history and current model.
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Husqvarna, the legendary make that ruled AMA Racing off-road competition throughout the 1970s and 1980s, has recently made a full-throttle return to national championship contention. This July 9-11, the iconic brand will celebrate its heritage and build toward its future as the Marque of the Year at the 19th annual AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days.
When it comes to race tracks that provide a road-racing driver with the perfect balance of challenge and pure fun, it’s hard to beat Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. And soon this classic road-racing facility will be available for racing and practice to members of iRacing.com’s motorsport simulation service.
The initial Mid-Ohio Podcast is now available to download!
The 2009 Holiday FinishLines is now available for download online!
TrueSports, Inc., owner and operator of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, announced details of the five race weekends compising its 2010 schedule, the 49th season of racing at the Lexington, Ohio-based road course.
Combined Race At Lime Rock, Spring Race At Barber, 48th Rolex 24 Highlight 2010 Calendar.