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American Honda Motor Co., Inc. To Be Title Sponsor of 2014 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The American Motorcyclist Association welcomes American Honda Motor Co., Inc. as the title sponsor of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony being held Friday, Oct. 17, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.

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The American Motorcyclist Association welcomes American Honda Motor Co., Inc. as the title sponsor of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony being held Friday, Oct. 17, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. 

Tickets for the American Honda AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony range from $25 to $150 and are available online at www.motorcyclemuseum.org/events/halloffame2014.aspx

"The history of American motorcycling is interwoven with the achievements of Honda racers, engineers and executives, starting with the great Soichiro Honda, founder of Honda Motor Company, Inc. and a member of the Hall of Fame class of 2000," said Ken Ford, a member of the Hall of Fame executive committee and treasurer of the AMA board of directors. "American Honda’s support of the 2014 induction ceremony is a testament to the company’s respect for motorcycling’s heritage. Their commitment will help shine a brighter spotlight on the amazing people of the Hall of Fame Class of 2014." 

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Honda’s Mike Snyder, Senior Manager, Powersports Marketing said that the company was proud to be a part of the gala event. 

"Motorcycling’s heroes and legends have earned their place in history, and that status is secured by induction into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame," Snyder said. "The Hall of Fame Class of 2014 features an amazing group of racers, tuners and industry leaders, and it’s American Honda’s pleasure to honor their induction this Oct. 17." 

The Class of 2014 includes race tuner and innovator Byron Hines; motocross pioneer Pierre Karsmakers; Tom White, acclaimed motorcycle collector, former nationally ranked racer and founder of White Brothers Cycle Specialties; George Barber, founder of the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and the Barber Motorsports Park; national off-road racing champion Scott Summers; AMA motocross champion Mike LaRocco; and legendary tuner and team owner Rob Muzzy. 

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The event also will honor the career of existing Hall of Famer Willie G. Davidson, a member of the Hall of Fame Class of 1999. Davidson will be recognized as an AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend at this year’s event. 

The American Honda AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is part of the AMA National Convention being held in conjunction with the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) Oct. 16-19. The AIMExpo is a diverse powersports event that is open to trade and media Oct. 16-17 and open to the general public Oct. 18-19. AMA National Convention and induction ceremony attendees who are not members of the industry or media are welcome to attend AIMExpo Oct. 18-19. 

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