Motorcyclists to Attempt to Break Records at AMA Land Speed Grand Championship

| 11 August 2017 6:22 pm

AMA Land Speed Grand Championship
Bonneville Salt Flats

Courtesy of the American Motorcyclist Association
WENDOVER, UT, AUG. 9, 2017.

The world’s fastest motorcycle racers will have their chance to set National and World records at the Bonneville Salt Flats during the AMA Land Speed Grand Championship in Wendover, Utah, August 26-31.

Racing action from the 2016 AMA Land Speed Grand Championship.

Racing action from the 2016 AMA Land Speed Grand Championship.

“Racing on the Bonneville Salt Flats is the pinnacle of land-speed racing,” said AMA track racing manager Ken Saillant. “Not only do competitors race against others in their class for AMA National number-one plates, they also compete to set new World records.”

The Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials, the AMA Land Speed Grand Championship, is the premier motorcycle land-speed racing event in the world. This AMA-sanctioned event, which also includes Fédération Internationale de Motocylisme recognition, offers competitors the opportunity to collect AMA National and FIM World records aboard machines from 50cc minibikes to 3,000cc streamliners.

Racers have until August 18 to register for the event online at While participants can register the day of the event, those who sign up online before the event will receive a special discount.

For more information or question about the event, e-mail or visit

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 Not a member? Join the AMA today at

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