Harley founders going to the Motorsports Hall of Fame
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (BIKER DAD ) –It only took 118 years. But now the four founding fathers of Harley-Davidson are going to the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America. The HOF announced the monumental news during a press conference LIVE on their Facebook page. You can watch that by clicking here.
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The HOF posted on its page, the “final inductee (Historic Category) of the Class of 2022 will be the Harley-Davidson founders… William S. Harley and brothers Arthur, Walter, and William A. Davidson will go into the Hall of Fame together as a quartet. They cofounded the Harley-Davidson Motor Company in 1903, the definitive American motorcycle brand, and makers of some of the most celebrated motorcycles in racing history.”
William A. Davidson’s grandson, and legendary motor company designer, Willie G. Davidson, great grandson Bill Davidson and great granddaughter Karen Davidson represented the founders at the announcement.
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Harley-Davidson also posted about the news on its LinkedIn page.
“It’s official! We’re excited to share Harley-Davidson’s four founders – William S. Harley and brothers Arthur, Walter, and William A. Davidson – will be inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 2022. Together, they will be recognized in the “Historic Category” during ceremonies in Daytona Beach, Florida on March 7-8, 2022…Check out the video and learn more about the induction here: https://bit.ly/3iZ4PJ7“
That induction will happen during 2022 Daytona Bike Week. Biker Dad plans to be there to cover the rally and this historic event.