AHRMA Announces Saturday Purse for 2023 Vintage Cup at Barber Vintage Festival
(September 21, Knoxville, TN) The final round of the American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association (AHRMA) 2023 Vintage Cup will be a dash for cash.
AHRMA and NYC Norton have announced a $2,000 purse for the top five finishers in the Saturday Formula 750 race during the 18th Annual Barber Vintage Festival.
Sponsored by Hagerty Insurance, Roadracingworld.com, and NYC Norton (nycnorton.com), AHRMA’s 2023 Vintage Cup features the Formula 750 (F750) class which includes 750cc two and four-stroke powered machines built up to 1972.
“NYC Norton is proud to partner with several AHRMA benefactors to support our Vintage Cup racers in the final weekend of racing. It takes a tremendous amount of time and resources to campaign a vintage machine for the entire season, and we want to support their efforts in any way possible.” said Kenny Cummings.
“NYC Norton and some AHRMA partners have generously spiced up the Vintage Cup’s final round with some purse money. It should keep things interesting as racers fight for the final win of the 2023 season,” said Carl Anderson, 2023 AHRMA Chairman of the Board.
The purse distribution is:
1st Place $750
2nd Place $500
3rd Place $350
4th Place $225
5th Place $175
The purse is not funded by the AHRMA organization, and no racer is obligated to accept it.
To be eligible for the cash purse, a Vintage Cup Formula 750 racer must meet the following criteria:
- Be a licensed AHRMA member/competitor.
- Be in compliance with the AHRMA Barber Racer Eligibility Requirements (found at ahrma.org/schedules-results).
- Take part in the Thursday or Friday practice.
- Be registered in the “Formula 750 Vint Cup” class to race on Saturday.
- Compete on a race bike which conforms to the Formula 750 class machine requirements (refer to ahrma.org/ahrma-handbook).
Other licensed road racers that don’t meet the AHRMA Barber Racer Eligibility Requirements, may request a special waiver from AHRMA. Waivers must be submitted through the online AHRMA Barber Waiver Request Form no later than Saturday, September 30th at 12pm CDT).
Come see the action in person, hear the roar of these and other classic and modern racing motorcycles and visit the racers and machines in the paddock.
AHRMA gate passes are available here: https://www.ahrma.org/2023-barber-vintage-festival-ahrma-gate-passes/, spectators already possessing gate passes purchased through Barber can access the paddock after signing a waiver.
The American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association (AHRMA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to competing on fantastic classic and true vintage along with a wide range of modern motorcycles. With about 3,000 members, AHRMA is the largest vintage racing group in North America and one of the biggest in the world. The association has grown steadily over the years, reflecting the increasing interest in classic bikes.