We are excited to announce that the USCRA will be partnering with MotoAmerica again this year for the 2018 North American Vintage Invitational presented by Heroic Apparel at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey on September 7-9.
Featuring a field of classic Period 1 machines, the Invitational will showcase a variety of makes and models from early tank shifters to factory racers from the 60's.
Mark you calendars-you won’t want to miss this fantastic event!
The USCRA, in conjunction with the Laconia Motorcycle Week Association is excited to present the Tower Hill Climb in Weirs Beach, New Hampshire on Tuesday, June 12th, as part of the 95th Annual Laconia Bike Week, June 9-17, 2018.
This unique event is an historical exhibition of the original Tower Street Hill Climb, dating back to 1916. There will be a variety of vintage machinery competing, including Vincent, Velocette and tank shift Indians.
The event begins at 11am and admission is free. Can't wait to see you there!
Dale Quarterley chosen as Grand Marshal of the 2018 FIM North AMerica Vintage Road Racing Championships
The USCRA is excited to announce 4x AMA road racing champion Dale Quarterley as Grand Marshal for the 18th Annual FIM North America Vintage Road Racing Championships on June 9th & 10th at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. More details to come.
The United States Classic Racing Association (USCRA) has announced that it will present the 2017 North American Vintage Invitational, presented by Vanson Leathers, September 8-10, at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey, in conjunction with the penultimate round of the 2017 MotoAmerica Series. click for more
Motorcycle Racing Legend Rich Schlachter named Grand Marshal of the 2017 FIM North America Vintage Road Racing Championships - June 10 - 11, 2017
Loudon, New Hampshire, May 9, 2017 – The United States Classic Racing Association (USCRA), the oldest vintage motorcycle road racing organization in the U.S., announced road racing legend and American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) two-time national Formula One champion, Rich Schlachter as Grand Marshal of the 15th annual FIM North America Vintage Road Racing Championships, June 10-11, 2017 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire..
“Rich Schlachter, a New England native, has gone down in history as the ultimate privateer,” said Bob Coy, founder and director of the USCRA. “He’s an important part of American motorcycle racing history and we’re thrilled to have him part of our vintage racing community.”
In the late seventies, and with the help of legendary tuner Kevin Cameron, Schlachter was a
top-ranked rider who campaigned his way to the pinnacle of the international racing circuit.
He won the 1980 AMA Formula One race and the 1979 AMA Superbike race both at Loudon,
About United States Classic Racing Association (USCRA) www.race-uscra.com
The USCRA is the oldest vintage motorcycle road racing organization in the United States and includes over 400 active members. The club promotes four general types of events: Road racing on both proprietary built road race circuits and real roads courses (Gunstock® and the Streets of Laconia®), as well as Observed Trials, Motogiro USA® and Pewter Run® touring events held on open public roads.
About Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) www.fim-live.com
The FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) founded in 1904, is the governing body for motorcycle sport and the global advocate for motorcycling. The FIM is an independent association formed by 113 National Federations throughout the world. It is recognized as the sole competent authority in motorcycle sport by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Among its 50 FIM World Championships the main events are MotoGP, Superbike, Endurance, Motocross, Supercross, Trial, Enduro, Cross-Country Rallies and Speedway. Furthermore, the FIM is also active and involved in the following areas: public affairs, road safety, touring and protection of the environment.
FIM North America is comprised of the American Motorcyclist Association and The Canadian Motorcycle Association.
Motorcycle Racing Legend Mike Baldwin named Grand Marshal of the 2016 FIM North America Vintage Road Race Championships at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Loudon, New Hampshire, April 1, 2016 – The United States Classic Racing Association (USCRA), the oldest vintage motorcycle road racing organization in the U.S., announced road racing legend and American Motorcyclist Association Hall of Fame inductee Mike Baldwin as Grand Marshal of the 16th annual FIM North America Vintage Road Race Championships, June 11-12, 2016 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, New Hampshire.
More information on the event, which will take place at the start of Laconia Motorcycle Week, can be found at www.race-uscra.com.
“Mike Baldwin represents the heart and soul of international motorcycle racing,” said Bob Coy, founder and executive director of the USCRA. “With a successful and storied career in the U.S. and abroad in the 1970s and 1980s piloting a variety of machines including Kawasaki, Yamaha, Ducati, Laverda and Moto Guzzi – we’re honored to have him part of the only North American vintage road racing event sanctioned by the FIM-North America.”
John Pineo, Secretary FIM North America and FIM North America Referee to the North American Vintage Road Race Championships, and Bob Coy, Founder and Executive Director of the United States Classic Racing Association (USCRA): Coy received the FIM North America Supporters Award in recognition of the USCRA's many years of organizing the FIM North American Vintage Road Racing Championships.