List of Michigan Sports Figures - Motorcycle Racing

Motorcycle Racing

  • Leo Anthony., Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee, dirt-bike champion of the 1930s and 1940s (born in Port Huron)
  • Ernie Beckman, Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee, three-time National American Motorcycle Association national winner in the 1950s (born in Battle Creek)
  • Ted Boody, Jr., Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee, winner of 8 dirt-track national competitions, top-ten ranking from 1981–1986 (born in Lansing)
  • Doug Domokos, Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee, 1970s–1980s stunt motorcyclist nicknamed the "Wheelie King" whose wheelie of 145 miles held the record for 8 years (born in Niles)
  • Randy Goss, Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee, 2-time National Grand Champion (born in Hartland)
  • Mike Hartwig, winner of 2 AMA 500cc national competitions, top-ten ranking from 1973–1974, team member of the 1973 US Motocross des Nations team,(born in Hadley, Michigan)
  • Oscar Lenz, Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee, endurance motorcycle champion (born in Bay City)
  • Dot Robinson, women's motorcycle racing pioneer, co-founder of Motor Maids, Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee (born in Australia; settled in Saginaw, Michigan)
  • Earl Robinson, endurance motorcycle champion, husband of Dot Robinson, Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee (born in Saginaw)
  • Dal Smilie, American Motorcycle Association director for 35 years, Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee (born in Battle Creek)
  • Jay Springsteen, Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee, three-time AMA Grand National Champion (born in Flint)
  • Jeff Stanton, leader of the winning US team at the 1991 Motocross des Nations competition in Valkenswaard, The Netherlands, team member of the 1989 and 1990 US Motocross des Nations teams, 6-time AMA Motocross and Supercross Champion, Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee (born in Coldwater)

Read more about this topic:  List Of Michigan Sports Figures

Other articles related to "racing, motorcycle racing, motorcycles":

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Motorcycle & Engine - Racing - Grand Prix, MotoGP
... Kawasaki formed Kawasaki Motors Racing, a European subsidiary of Kawasaki Heavy Industries responsible for managing the racing activities of the MotoGP team and any other ... For the first time since Kawasaki returned to the premier class of motorcycle racing, the team became a complete ‘in house’ factory team ... suspend its MotoGP racing activities from 2009 season onward and reallocate management resources more efficiently" ...
Toyota Supra In Motorsport - Touring Car
... the Mk II for Division 4 category touring car racing, especially in JTCC, ETCC, BTCC and ATCC with the AE86 competing in Division 1 ... Jaguar XJS V12, Toyota GB took on Grand Prix motorcycle racing star Barry Sheene, following his retirement from motorcycle racing, for the 1985 BTCC season, but the car was outclassed by the newer turbocharged cars ... he drew in the crowds and would retire from professional racing at the end of the season ...
Categories - Other Categories - Vintage Motorcycle Racing
... In vintage racing riders race classic motorcycles that are no longer competitive with the latest production motorcycles ... There are vintage events for almost every type of racing listed above, vintage motocross and road racing are especially popular ... Most vintage production periods are from the 1970s and before, but now 1980s motorcycles are being allowed into some events ...
List Of Super Famicom And Super Nintendo Vehicle Simulation Games - Racing - Motorcycle Racing
... Further information Motorcycle racing Main Title Alternate Titles Regions Ref GP-1 NA EU JP GP-1 Part II GP-1 Rapid Stream (JP) NA JP Hashiriya Tamashii Rider's ...

Famous quotes containing the words racing and/or motorcycle:

    Upscale people are fixated with food simply because they are now able to eat so much of it without getting fat, and the reason they don’t get fat is that they maintain a profligate level of calorie expenditure. The very same people whose evenings begin with melted goat’s cheese ... get up at dawn to run, break for a mid-morning aerobics class, and watch the evening news while racing on a stationary bicycle.
    Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941)

    Today, only a fool would offer herself as the singular role model for the Good Mother. Most of us know not to tempt the fates. The moment I felt sure I had everything under control would invariably be the moment right before the principal called to report that one of my sons had just driven somebody’s motorcycle through the high school gymnasium.
    Mary Kay Blakely (20th century)