Harley-Davidson announced the official calendar of 110th Anniversary Celebration events for the coming year. The events will connect millions of Harley-Davidson fans across the globe, united by a common bond and shared passion for freedom, self-expression and epic adventure.
Included in the official calendar are 12 anniversary experiences that Harley-Davidson will bring to existing motorcycle events in global regional markets through September 2013. The events span 11 countries on six continents including North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. The festivities began with a 110th Anniversary Celebration kickoff party at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, the Motor Company’s birthplace.
In 2013, from Milwaukee to Rome and in dozens of other cities all across the globe, Harley-Davidson is commemorating 110 years of classic motorcycles and classic good times. But Rome and Milwaukee are just the starting point. Harley will be celebrating at many more locations and events all around the world. So start your planning, an event like this only comes along every 110 years.
Five-time Daytona 200 winner and former World Superbike Champion Scott Russell headlines a deep and talented group of riders in the new AMA Pro Racing Vance & Hines XR1200 road racing series. XR1200X road racing series. They’re all worth keeping an eye on, but don’t blink! Everyone’s going fast!
NHRA has announced changes to the Pro Stock Motorcycle category. For 2013, Harley-Davidson and Buell will both be allowed a maximum 160-cubic-inch displacement (cid) for a 60-degree, two-valve, pushrod engine. Minimum weight for both motorcycles will be set at 625 pounds. The four-valve Harley-Davidson engine combination will no longer be allowed. Suzuki will still have a maximum of 107 cid for a two-valve engine. Minimum weight on the Suzuki will be 595 pounds. NHRA also will discontinue the four-valve option on the Suzuki motorcycle.
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Harley Davidson Pro Stock dragbike with Andrew Hines, full quarter-mile motorcycle drag racing test & tune action from NHDRO 2012, Lucas Oil Raceway at Indy 6-8-12.
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In the interim, NHRA announced a minimum weight increase of 10 pounds for Harley-Davidson competitors in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class. The change will be in effect at the 27th annual AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals at Texas Motorplex in Dallas. The new minimum weight for Harley-Davidson motorcycles will be 670 pounds.
“We have been working on a long-term solution for the Pro Stock Motorcycle class for the last several months,” said Glen Gray, NHRA vice president of technical operations. “Today’s announcement is part of our ongoing effort to provide great side-by-side racing for NHRA fans.”
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