Feb 18, 2002
© 2017, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.
From a press release
issued by Daytona International Speedway
From a press release:<BR><BR>NOTABLE AHRMA ENTRIES FOR CLASSICS DAYS AT DAYTONA<BR><BR>The American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association's Classics Days event at Daytona International Speedway always attracts an array of notable racers, as well as a large contingent of international entries. The March 4-5 event holds true to form. A few of the most recognizable names include:<BR><BR>Gary Nixon - two-time AMA Grand National Champion and winner of the 1967 Daytona 200.<BR><BR>Yvon Duhamel - one of the top racers of the 1960s and '70s, particularly on 750cc-class machines; father of road race star Miguel Duhamel.<BR><BR>Gary Fisher - the road race veteran will come out of retirement to compete on the same Yoshimura-Krause Honda CR750 he raced in the 1971 Daytona 200, now owned by worldmotorcycles.com.<BR><BR>John Long - his appearances in the Daytona 200 span three decades, from 1974 to 1990.<BR><BR>Kiyo Watanabe - AMA Pro Twins competitor since 1989, known for his fast Honda Hawks.<BR><BR>Jerry Wood - auctioneer, racer, safety official at New Hampshire International Speedway and father of top racers Eric and Jeff Wood.<BR><BR>Frank Melling - British racing journalist.<BR><BR>Mitch Boehm - Motorcyclist magazine editor.<BR><BR>The preliminary count of AHRMA Classics Days entries shows 107 coming from outside the United States, including 31 from Canada, 23 from England, 22 from France, 16 from Ireland, 10 from Germany and five from Japan.<BR><BR>A full schedule of AHRMA's Florida Bike Week activities can be found at .