Feb 11, 2013
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AMA Pro racer Paul James (70). Photo by Brian J. Nelson, courtesy of AMA Pro Racing
Harley-Davidson Museum's Untold Stories Program Highlights Racing History
2013 Factory Racing Motorcycles Will be Unveiled in Milwaukee Feb. 22
Milwaukee, Wis. (February 11, 2013) Harley-Davidson has a rich history in motorcycle racing and on Friday, February 22, some of today's top motorcycle racers will be at the Harley-Davidson MuseumÂ®. Untold Stories: Built for Speed: The History & Evolution of Harley-Davidson Racing will explore the company's involvement in the sport, both past and present, from company founder Walter Davidson's two-day endurance run victory in 1908 to Eddie Krawiec's dominating 2012 National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship.
Featured guests include:
Â· Three-time and defending NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion and current class top speed record holder Eddie Krawiec of the Harley-Davidson Screamin' Eagle/Vance & Hines drag racing team
Â· Three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion and current class ET record holder Andrew Hines of the Harley-Davidson Screamin' Eagle/Vance & Hines drag racing team
Â· Three-time AMA Pro Grand National Champion Harley-Davidson/Screamin' Eagle factory flat track racer Kenny Coolbeth Jr.
Â· Nine-time AMA Pro Grand National Champion, all-time record AMA Pro Grand National race winner, three-time AMA Pro Athlete of the Year, and AMA Hall of Fame member Scott Parker
Â· AMA Pro Vance & Hines/Harley-Davidson series racer and Harley-Davidson Consumer Events Director Paul James
Â· Harley-Davidson Museum Archives Manager Bill Jackson
In addition to the panel discussion, Harley-Davidson Racing will also unveil its 2013 NHRA Pro Stock and AMA Pro Flat Track racing motorcycles. The program begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $12 for Museum members and $15 for non-members.
Harley-Davidson Motor Company produces heavyweight custom, cruiser and touring motorcycles and offers a complete line of Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts, accessories, riding gear and apparel, and general merchandise. For more information, visit harley-davidson.com.