Honor your motorcycling heroes at Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
3 June 2000
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Racing enthusiasts and motorcyclists looking to rub elbows with the fast and famous can do just that at the upcoming Motorcycle Hall of Fame induction ceremony, where 45 motorcycling greats will be named to the Hall of Fame. The ceremony itself, set for 4 p.m. July 8 at the museum at AMA headquarters in Pickerington, Ohio, is free and open to the public, and many of the 45 inductees are expected to be on hand. A reception following the ceremony will provide a chance to mingle with these motorcycling heroes. Tickets to the reception are $15 and benefit the museum. Sponsorship opportunities are still available for the ceremony and the reception, allowing companies and individuals to support this milestone event, while raising their profile within the motorcycling community. Several levels of sponsorship are available, from the $3,000 platinum level to the $375 bronze level. All sponsorships are tax-deductible, and all allow various levels of exposure during the event. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact the museum's resource development director, Dan Smith, at (614) 856-1198. This year's Hall of Fame inductees were chosen from a list of more than 200 candidates representing all aspects of motorcycling. These honorees bring the total number of racers, riders and industry figures in the Hall of Fame to 241. The Motorcycle Hall of Fame recognizes those who have made significant contributions to all aspects of motorcycling, including those who have excelled in motorcycle business, history, design and engineering, in addition to those known for road riding, off-road riding and all categories of motorcycle racing.