Vintage Grand Champions Crowned At AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

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Press Release from AMA: Three riders excelled across multiple disciplines during AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, July 8-10 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, to emerge as AMA Vintage Grand Champions, the event’s highest honors.

Trevor Kline of Hebron, Ohio, was the AMA Off-Road Vintage Grand Champion for the second year in a row, while Gary Roach of Belpre, Ohio, was the AMA Off-Road Senior Vintage Grand Champion. They competed in hare scrambles, motocross and trials, which were part of the AMA Vintage Off-Road Grand Championship.

Todd Narduzzi of Marshallville, Ohio, was the AMA Track Racing Vintage Grand Champion thanks to his performances in road racing and the half-mile dirt track event sponsored by Nationwide Insurance at the nearby Ashland County Fairgrounds. Narduzzi also earned the honor in 2011 and 2014.

Kline took first place in the Open A vintage hare scrambles class, claimed the win in 250 A in motocross and took third in Open A motocross. He also took first in trials competition in the Vintage Lights Expert class.

“It’s great to win this award,” Kline said. “This was not even on my agenda really. I thought we were going to have a little one, so we took it day by day and drove back and forth [from Hebron to Lexington] every day.”

Kline’s wife is 40 weeks pregnant and expects to deliver a baby boy any day.

In the Open A class, Kline raced the 1974 Husqvarna 360 that his friend Mike Scholl gave him at the 2015 AMA Championship Banquet.

Narduzzi raced in the 500 GP, the Clubman 500 and the 70/750.

“It took me six attempts to win three awards,” Narduzzi said when accepting his trophy. “So that shows that it’s not an easy thing to do. But this sole event is what keeps me from retiring from racing.

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