Nine inducted into Motorcycle Hall of Fame

Nine motorcycling legends were inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Friday at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas during the American Motorcyclist Association Legends & Champions Weekend.

The class of 2010 included: legendary two-stroke engine tuner Eyvind Boyesen, dirt-track racer Don Castro, sidecar roadracing champion Larry Coleman, off-road rights activist Clark Collins, AMA 250cc road-race champion David Emde, competition apparel pioneers and JT Racing founders John and Rita Gregory, desert racing champion and team manager Bruce Ogilvie, and championship team owner and Pro Circuit founder Mitch Payton. Each was honored with a place in the Hall of Fame, a video chronicling their careers, an induction speech and a ring.

Bob “Hurricane” Hannah was also recognized as a Motorcycle Hall of Fame legend. Hannah, a seven-time AMA National Champion, was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1999. The Hall of Fame ceremony was hosted by actor and motorcyclist Peter King.

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