Royal Enfield named presenting sponsor of AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days 2022

Press release | April 25, 2022

Royal Enfield returns as main sponsor for the second consecutive year.

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Pickerington, OH (April 2022) – Royal Enfield, a motorcycle manufacturer with a history dating back more than 120 years, was recently announced as the presenting sponsor of the 2022 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, which runs July 22-24 at Mid -Ohio. Sports car courses in Lexington, Ohio.

“Last year was the first time Royal Enfield participated in Vintage Motorcycle Days,” said Bree Poland, Royal Enfield Americas Marketing Manager, “and we couldn’t have been happier with it. enthusiasm of the participants in the event. It was out of the question that we would miss again! We can’t wait to be back at VMD with even more to offer and show everyone, and of course we’ll be bringing the brand new Classic 350 with us.

In 1901, Frenchmen Jules Gotiet and Bob Walker-Smith made the first motorcycle for Royal Enfield, and a few years later they introduced their first V-twin motorcycle, which became a huge success. The First World War led to the production of the first Royal Enfield 2-stroke, then prompted the company to create the legendary “Bullet”, which it produced in multiple forms over the years.

More recently, Royal Enfield’s INT650 won Indian Motorcycle of the Year and was also voted Best Retro Motorcycle of the Year in the UK by Motor Cycle News. In 2021, Royal Enfield celebrated “120 years of pure motorcycling” and the brand is staying true to its vintage roots with bikes like the All-New Classic 350, which honors the timeless design of the post-war G2 model that was the first born in the 1950s.

“Royal Enfield’s substantial history, along with the truly authentic retro look and feel of their motorcycles, have come together powerfully over the past decade or two,” said AMA Editorial Director Mitch. Boehm,” and that makes them a great partner for our 2022 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Event. VMD attracts die-hard enthusiasts from across the country and the world, people who love old bikes and new alike. Royal Enfield recognizes that. , making it an ideal partner as a presenting sponsor.”

The 2022 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, presented by Royal Enfield, will feature AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame and 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz as Grand Marshal, who will be on hand to sign autographs, speak to enthusiasts of the AMA Soundstage and participate in a Tour for History each day. A special highlight will be an exclusive presentation of Schwantz’s 1985 Yoshimura-Suzuki AMA Superbike, which launched his legendary career.

The three-day event will also feature all the vintage-focused events that classic bike fans love, including Hall of Fame activities, on-road and off-road races and the world’s largest motorcycle swap meet. in North America, with parts, bikes and memorabilia. of the last 120 years of motorcycling. Add to that the scenic and expansive grounds of Mid-Ohio, plenty of food and refreshments, camping and vintage motorcycles as far as the eye can see, and it’s easy to see why AMA VMD is one of the biggest and best events around. of all. motorcycling.

To find out more about Royal Enfield, visit https://www.royalenfield.com.

For more information on AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, visit www.vintagemotorcycledays.com.

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