AHRMA Announces Third Annual Handshift Shoot-Out

Press Release | June 19, 2020

The third annual Handshift Shoot-Out will feature double-barrel action with back-to-back weekend racing on October 10-11, 2020 at the 16th Barber Vintage Festival, pitting Harley vs. Indian handshift 45 cubic-inch flathead racebikes.


Separate shootouts will be held on Saturday and Sunday, tentatively scheduled for lunchtime.

Each day, riders will draw for grid position and compete in a three-lap heat race. The rider with the best combined two-day score will be declared champion and receive a special trophy.

To qualify to race, riders must do the following:

  • Hold, at minimum, a weekend membership with AHRMA.
  • Have a valid racing license with an approved motorcycle roadracing-sanctioning body.
  • Have successfully raced at least one event with that sanctioning body during the current racing season.
  • Complete practice scheduled exclusively for shootout participants first session after lunch on Friday (you must be registered as a Handshifter Shootout competitor and have a Handshifter Shootout sticker to be eligible to participate in this practice session).
  • Pay a $20 exhibition class entry fee (good for shootout practice only and both days of racing).
  • Must pass Handshifter Tech (please contact Tony Pentecost at ahrma@oneracing.org or 256.506.8254 for further information).
  • Wear AHRMA approved personal safety gear (please review Rule 3.4.2 in the 2020 AHRMA Handbook found at ahrma.org/ahrma-handbook)
#1 David Bourbeau on a Harley Davidson #81 Ralph Wessel on an Indian
David Bourbeau (#1) on a Harley-Davidson and Ralph Wessel (#81) on an Indian.

This is a rare opportunity to promote your company and/or products to engaged active enthusiasts.

For more information about sponsorship, promotion opportunities or any additional questions, please contact the AHRMA Roadrace Directors at ahrma@oneracing.org.

Entry Form Available Here

For more information, visit www.ahrma.org


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