AMA amateur road racing championship to be hosted by Daytona International Speedway
PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The AMA Road Race Grand Championship takes place at Daytona International Speedway, Oct. 15-17, 2021.
Promoted by the American Sportbike Racing Association LLC, the event is the official U.S. amateur road racing championship, sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association.
“We are excited to be given the chance to host the AMA Road Race Grand Championship again at Daytona International Speedway,” ASRA President Kevin Elliott said. “These races have proven to showcase some of the most exciting and competitive road racing in the United States and have a history of introducing us to the future stars of the American racing scene.”
Along with AMA National Championship No. 1 plates, three AMA Awards will be distributed: the Nicky Hayden AMA Road Race Horizon Award, AMA Vet/Senior Road Racer of the Year, and AMA Amateur Road Racer of the Year.
The Horizon Award was named in honor of the first racer to claim it: AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Nicky Hayden. The honor is given to the rider that is best prepared for the professional ranks, based on attitude, enthusiasm and past performance.
The pre-entry deadline is Oct. 4 at 5 p.m. More information on the event can be found at https://ccsracing.us/venues/daytona.html.
About the American Motorcyclist Association
Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders’ interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit americanmotorcyclist.com.
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