AMA Grand National Racing Returns to NorCal

Press Release | July 29, 2010

The following is from AMA Pro Racing… 




Calistoga Half Mile Grand National


Saturday, July 31st – Calistoga, Californa

The last AMA Pro Grand National held in Northern California was at the Sacramenoto Mile in 1999.  From 1954-1999 fans had the opportunity to witness exciting dirt track motorcycle racing all over Northern California; Albany, Fresno, Sacramento, Salinas, San Jose and San Mateo. 

Northern California has also been the home to several AMA Pro Grand National Champions;

1954,56,57  Joe Leonard – San Jose, CA

1963-71  Dick Mann – Richmond, CA

1969  Mert Lawwill – Sausalito, CA

1972  Mark Brelsford – Woodside, CA

1972-73  Kenny Roberts – Modesto, CA

1979  Steve Eklund – San Jose, CA

1982, 84, 93  Ricky Graham – Seaside, CA

1992, 99, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05  Chris Carr – Stockton, CA

In celebration to the return of AMA Pro Grand National Championship racing, Motion Pro is hosting the Grand Marshall’s Dinner on Friday at Brannan’s Grill in Calistoga, CA.   Cocktail hour will begin at 5:30pm and the dinner will begin promptly at 6 p.m.

Special guest include; Joe Leonard, Carroll Resweber, Dick Mann and Everett Brashear.

Ticket orders: Motion Pro Grand Marshalls Dinner Info



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