New Berlin, NY (June 1, 2016)- With just a little over a week remaining until the kick off of the 2016 edition of Thor MX Rewind, Unadilla is pleased to announce the legends line up. Twelve former racing legends will be attending Thor MX Rewind at Unadilla on June 10-12, 2016.
Representing the early years of motocross racing will be Joe Annunziata, Dick “King Richard” Burleson, and Barry Higgins. All three of these riders raced at Unadilla in our beginning years.
In addition, four new racers representing the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s will be in attendance, including Todd DeHoop (early member of the Michigan Mafia), Arlo Englund, Canadian Doug “The Sweeper” Hoover, and one of the most versatile off-road racers ever, Rodney Smith.
Returning this year is popular legend Chuck Sun, the 1980 500cc National Champion and member of the winning 1981 US Motocross and Trophee des Nations teams. Also returning to thrill fans with their riding and fan friendly natures are: John Dowd, Doug Henry (1993 and 1994 125cc National Champion and 1998 250cc National Champion), Trey Jaworski, and Bruce Stratton.
“We have another great line up of legends for Thor MX Rewind” said Unadilla’s Greg Robinson. “It’s hard to believe that we are celebrating the 5th Anniversary of this great weekend of vintage racing. It’s wonderful to have these outstanding legends with us to remember “the good ole days”. Over the years we’ve heard and seen a lot of funny moments from our legends. Our fans are always surprised at how approachable the legends are and how easy it is to get that treasured picture and autograph. To have them all in one place at the same time reliving motocross history is simply priceless. Every decade of our racing history is represented by one or more of these legends and each one has more than one unique story to share. My sister and I couldn’t be more thrilled or honored to have them all with us this year.”
The legends will be in attendance from Friday through Sunday taking part in meet and greets, bench racing, racing, and the Saturday night Gathering of Legends. Fans are encouraged to bring memorabilia they want autographed and to strike up a conversation with any of the legends.
Advance sale tickets, camping passes and event information can be found at www.mxrewind.com. Questions are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 607/965-8450.
About Thor MX Rewind
Thor MX Rewind at Unadilla is the premier vintage off road event in North America. The event takes place in New Berlin, New York and at the world famous Unadilla Motocross track. Thor MX Rewind celebrates over four decades of motocross history as well as every aspect of off-roading. Fans and racers from every generation enjoy a fun weekend that includes racing, a parts and memorabilia swap meet, autographs with over 10 of the biggest legends of Unadilla, interviews, nightly entertainment, and of course plenty of bench racing and tall tales from the legends as well as the vintage racers. Thor MX Rewind is about having fun with your friends and family and spending a weekend at Unadilla celebrating the good times we have had riding motorcycles.
About Unadilla MX
Unadilla MX began promoting Motocross races at its current facility in New Berlin, NY in 1969. Run by the Robinson Family since its inception, Unadilla hosted the “Inter Am”, Trans Am, Trans USA, and began hosting the 250cc U.S. Grand Prix in 1978. It was the first track in the U.S. to host the prestigious MX des Nations in 1987, and has been a stop on the American Pro National MX circuit since 1992. All historically significant MX riders in the world have strapped on the leather and kicked the lever at Unadilla.
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