National event returns to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course July 6-8

 Pickerington, Ohio, May 15—Motorcycle daredevils will be thrilling crowds every hour, riding vintage bikes on a vertical wall inside the American Motor Drome Wall of Death at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days July 6-8 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.

A crowd favorite, the show features a motor drome—a silo-shaped wooden cylinder 30 feet across—and motorcycle riders performing trick, fancy and acrobatic riding along its vertical wall. Spectators stand at the top of the 14-foot wall and look down as the riders speed around the cylinder, passing within inches of the crowd.

“The Wall of Death riders know how to entertain a crowd and demonstrate amazing riding skills,” said AMA Chief Operations Officer Jeff Massey. “We are happy they are returning to AMA Vintage Motorcycles Days for 2018.”

The American Motor Drome Wall of Death riders will be performing a show every hour during AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days.

Tickets are on sale now. AMA members can visit or call (614) 856-1900 to order. AMA members get discounts through May 31.

Non-AMA members can buy tickets through Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course online at or by calling (419) 884-4000.

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days is a family-friendly event. Children 12 and younger get in free with a ticketed adult. Free parking is also available on site. Proceeds from AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days benefit the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, which is located on the AMA campus in Pickerington, Ohio. The mission of the Hall of Fame is to tell the stories and preserve the history of motorcycling’s legends and heroes. For more information, call (614) 856-2222, or visit the Hall of Fame’s website at



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