The AMA Bike Corridor of Fame has introduced its 2023 nominees, which incorporates a number of names acquainted to us within the motocross and off-road racing house. Ryan Dungey is eligible for the HoF (he retired full-time after the 2017 season however did return to racing briefly final summer season within the AMA Professional Motocross Championship) for the primary time. Grant Langston seems on the nominee record once more. Eight-time GNCC Champion Barry Hawk is on the record, additionally.
Rita Coombs, the co-founder and an integral a part of the Professional Motocross Championship, a number of AMA Motocross Nationals, the Grand Nationwide Cross Nation Collection, the AMA Newbie Nationwide Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch and extra (plus, these are all sister firms of Racer X), seems within the Ambassadors & Trade class. Paul Schlegel, the co-founder of the Loretta’s Nationwide that passed earlier this year, can be on that record. Additionally, Travis Pastrana seems in that class for his general contributions.
The total record of nominees and a few further info is under.
The next press launch is from the American Motorcyclist Affiliation (AMA):
PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The AMA Bike Corridor of Fame is happy to announce the record of nominees for the Class of 2023, and that voting is now open.
The AMA Bike Corridor of Fame choice committees have put ahead 16 nominees from eight areas of affect: Ambassadors & Trade, Design & Engineering, Dust Monitor, Management & Rights, Motocross & Supercross, Off-Highway, Highway Racing and Specialty Competitors.
- Jim Belland (Dust Monitor)
- Ryan Dungey (Motocross & Supercross)
- Eraldo Ferracci (Highway Racing)
- Barry Hawk (Off Highway)
- Grant Langston (Motocross & Supercross)
- Brent Thompson (Dust Monitor)
- Ryan Younger (Specialty Competitors)
- Rita Coombs (Ambassadors & Trade)
- Robert Coy (Ambassadors & Trade)
- Michael Czysz (Design & Engineering)
- Travis Pastrana (Ambassadors & Trade)
- Rodney Roberts (Management & Rights)
- Paul Schlegel (Ambassadors & Trade)
- Rick Sieman (Management & Rights)
- Buddy Stubbs (Ambassadors & Trade)
- Barry Willey (Design & Engineering)
“The AMA Bike Corridor of Fame nominees for 2023 embrace a various and completed group of women and men who’ve demonstrated distinctive achievements in competitors, advocacy and promotion of the game of motorcycling,” stated AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman. “They’ve contributed considerably to the development of motorcycling in numerous areas, from excelling in grime observe, motocross and street racing competitors, to advocating for motorcyclists’ rights, to creating enduring occasions which have helped develop motorcycling, to creating progressive motorbike designs. We’re honored to acknowledge this 12 months’s nominees and eagerly anticipate asserting the Class of 2023 quickly.”
Voting for the AMA Bike Corridor of Fame Class of 2023 is now open. Eligible voters embrace earlier Corridor of Fame inductees, members of the AMA and AMHF Boards of Administrators, and members of the AMA Bike Corridor of Fame Class Choice Committees. AMA Life Members with no less than 25 years of consecutive membership are additionally eligible to vote however ought to replace their contact info to obtain the newest updates and bulletins pertaining to the voting course of.
Voting ends Sunday, June 18 at 11:59 p.m.
Voting outcomes shall be introduced quickly after voting closes, and the AMA Bike Corridor of Fame induction ceremony shall be held on Sept. 15, in Pickerington, Ohio.
To vote on this 12 months’s nominees, go to AmericanMotorcyclist.com/hall-of-fame-class-of-2023.