Open Two-Stroke Purse Offered at AHRMA Classic MotoFest® of Monterey
Got a two-stroke motorcycle? Come out and race at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca!
Mojo Yamaha will sponsor $3,000 in prize money for winners of AHRMA’s Open Two-Stroke race event during AHRMA’s Classic MotoFest of Monterey July 17 and 18. On each race day, Mojo Yamaha will award $500 to the winner for each of the following tiers within the race: 125cc, 250cc and 250cc+. AHRMA’s Open Two-Stroke class allows any two-stroke motorcycle regardless of displacement, number of cylinders, frame type, cooling type, or date of manufacture.
A current competition license from a known organization is required and AHRMA offers weekend event membership. Race school is also offered. Learn more and sign up at AHRMA.org. Spectators can purchase tickets here.
About Mojo Yamaha
Mojo Yamaha is a motorcycle racing team focused on classic Yamahas. The team runs monster Formula One racers based on the Yamaha FJ1100 engine pushed out to nearly 1300cc by Larry Cook Racing, as well as the legendary 2-stroke, the Yamaha TZ750. All bikes are housed in frames produced by the renown builder Denis Curtis at CMR Racing. Josh Hayes and Mojo Yamaha won Race 4 of the International Challenge the Phillip Island Classic in 2019.
AHRMA (American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving, restoring, and competing on historic motorcycles. With more than 3,000 members, AHRMA is the leading historic motorcycle racing group in North America and one of the largest in the world. The association’s enthusiastic membership reflects this country’s strong interest in classic bikes.
About WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca is a world-renowned 2.238-mile traditional road course that was built in 1957 and was known at the time as Laguna Seca Raceway. WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca is owned by the County of Monterey and operated by A&D Narigi Consulting, LLC.
The 2021 premier event schedule includes the GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike Speedfest July 9-11, the AHRMA Classic Motofest of Monterey July 16-18, the Monterey Pre-Reunion August 7-8, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion August 12-15, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship featuring the Hyundai Monterey Sports Car Championship September 10-12, and the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey featuring the NTT INDYCAR SERIES September 17-19. Concluding the season is the Velocity Invitational, November 11-14.