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Roadracing World Action Fund to Provide Soft Barriers for Road Races at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

| 4 July 2017 1:52 am

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Courtesy of the American Motorcyclist Association
Photo by Joe Hansen
LEXINGTON, OH, JULY 3, 2017

Roadracing World Action Fund will provide soft barriers for road races at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Riders of Kawasaki, July 7-9, at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.

Vintage road racers compete at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course during the 2016 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days.

Vintage road racers compete at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course during the 2016 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days.

The air-filled barriers, which are owned by Roadracing World Action Fund and known by the trade name Airfence, will be in place along sections of the racecourse to protect riders.

“The AMA thanks John Ulrich and the Roadracing World Action Fund for providing soft barriers for the road races during AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Riders of Kawasaki,” said AMA track racing manager Ken Saillant.

Information about the competition events at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Riders of Kawasaki, is available at www.amavintagemotorcycledays.com/page/vintage-racing-2017.

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For 2017, AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Riders of Kawasaki, celebrates the riders and machines that have made Kawasaki motorcycles famous for more than five decades in America. In addition, the AMA affinity group for fans of Kawasaki – ROK, Powered by the AMA – will also be front and center throughout the event. AMA members who join the ROK, Powered by the AMA, will receive special benefits from Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA, such as a 10-percent discount on all purchases at www.kawasaki.com. For more information, see www.kawasaki.com/rok/whoweare.

An annual fund raiser for the nonprofit AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Riders of Kawasaki, features vintage motorcycle racing, bike shows, seminars, demo rides, a swap meet with nearly a thousand independent vendors, and much more!

Tickets are available for purchase at www.amavintagemotorcycledays.com (click on “Tickets”) or at the gate. A weekend pass is $60, a single-day admission for Friday or Saturday is $40, and a single-day admission for Sunday is $35. Kids 12 and under get in free.

Stay in the know. Check often at www.amavintagemotorcycledays.com and www.facebook.com/AMAVintageMotorcycleDays for new information. And look for #AMAVMD on Twitter and Instagram.

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About the Roadracing World Action Fund
The Roadracing World Action Fund is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization with a mission to help reduce rider injuries, provides soft barriers deployed at road race and dirt-track events. The inflated barriers are positioned in front of walls and other trackside obstacles and reduce the force of impact.

The Roadracing World Action Fund was founded in 2001 and relies on charitable donations to deploy soft barriers at sanctioned events nationwide. To donate, or for more information about the charity, see www.roadracingworld.com/actionfund.

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. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com. Not a member? Join the AMA today at www.americanmotorcyclist.com/membership/join.

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