Janniro Wins Eighth AMA National Speedway Title

Cycle News Staff | September 20, 2017

Janniro Wins Eighth AMA National Speedway Title – Billy Janniro captured his eighth AMA National Championship during the final round of the AMA Speedway National Championship Series at Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway in Auburn, California, September 16.

Janniro Wins Eighth AMA National Speedway Title

Janniro Wins Eighth AMA National Speedway Title
Billy Janniro receives the AMA Speedway National Championship number-one plate from the AMA’s Nick Harris for the eighth time.

“Billy is a talented racer and fierce competitor who has cemented his place in AMA speedway racing by tying Greg Hancock’s record of eight AMA National titles,” said AMA Track Racing Manager Ken Saillant. “The AMA is pleased to award him his eighth AMA National Championship, and we look forward to him returning to defend his championship again next year.”

With this championship, Janniro broke a tie with Mike Bast, who won seven AMA Speedway National Championships in the 1970s.

Janniro Wins Eighth AMA National Speedway Title

2017 AMA Speedway National Championship Results

  1. Billy Janniro – 72
  2. Max Ruml – 65
  3. Broc Nicol – 52
  4. Gino Manzares – 50
  5. Luke Becker – 45
  6. Dillon Ruml – 41
  7. Aaron Fox – 33
  8. Austin Novratil – 30
  9. Gage Geist – 24
  10. Eddie Castro – 23

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