VINTAGE MOTORCYCLES AND THE ROCKERBOX MOTOFEST TAKE OVER ROAD AMERICA THIS WEEKEND
ELKHART LAKE, Wis., June 4, 2014 - Vintage motorcycles will roar again at Road America, June 6-8, during the American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association (AHRMA) Vintage Motorcycle Classic. The event features vintage race bikes ranging from rigid-frame Harley and Indian hand-shifters all the way to the early '90s Superbikes, the organization also features "alternative modern" single, twin, and three-cylinder race bikes, such as Triumph Daytona's, Ducati Panagales and Wisconsin-made EBRs. If a century's worth of two-wheel machinery isn't enough, there are also vintage racing sidecars and even an exhibition class for
electric motorcycles. Road America is a track favorite of competitive vintage riders because of its four-mile layout including, high-speed straights, multiple turns and undulating terrain. Several passing areas contribute to the competitive spirit and the racing action making this weekend a can't miss opportunity for any two-wheel enthusiast.
Off the track, the Rockerbox Motofest kicks off on Saturday, June 7, featuring an eclectic mix of Euro, Japanese and American vintage café racers, choppers, sport bikes, racing machines, super motos, scooters, and sidecars. The Rockerbox Motofest includes a ride-in bike show and competition showcasing the greatest in classic style and fresh customization, plus all that is unusual and incredible. All makes and models of bikes are welcome, and spectators will find hundreds of bikes competing for space alongside dealers and vendors of all things motorcycling.
New events for this year's Rockerbox Motofest include a burn out pit, micro beer tasting, live bands, pace car hot laps and sunset cruising on the Road America circuit for motorcycles only. The Blain's Farm & Fleet Motorplex will be open for public karting and Yamaha stunt rider Bill Dixon will be performing throughout the weekend in the paddock. Road America is also proud to have original Rockerbox Motofest founder, and AHRMA racer, Scott Johnson, serving at the honorary Grand Marshal of the event.
Fans can show up wearing a past years official Rockerbox T-shirt and pay only $10 at the gate. Anyone not interested in making the ride from Milwaukee can get their motorcycle, cafe racer, cruiser, moped or scooter transported up to Road America, from Milwaukee courtesy of Haul Bikes. The drop off location is Daily
Direct at 4600 N. 124th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53225 anyone interested is encouraged to call 1-800-HaulBikes to make a reservation.
Spectators are encouraged to attend on their cycles and tickets for the AHRMA Vintage Motorcycle Classic can be found at www.roadamerica.com. Tickets for the Rockerbox Motofest can be found at www.rockerbox.com. Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult. Parking, paddock access and grandstand seating are free with every ticket and additional details, ticket pricing and camping information is available by calling 800-365-7223.
About Road America: Established in 1955 as the first permanent road racing course in the United States, Road America is located midway between Milwaukee and Green Bay in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The world's best racers have competed at this legendary four-mile, 14-turn road circuit for over 55 years. The 640-acre, park-like grounds offer amazing viewing opportunities, fantastic concessions and high-speed excitement to hundreds of thousands of spectators each year. In addition to public race weekends, Road America offers a variety of group event programs, the Blain's Farm & Fleet Motorplex for karting and supermoto, and the Road America Motorcycle and Advanced Driving Schools. For more information, visit www.roadamerica.com Follow Road America on www.facebook.com/RoadAmerica and on Twitter: @roadamerica or call 800-365-7223.