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Krista Marie to Lead Women's Ride

Thursday, March 19, 2009
Krista Marie to Lead Women’s Ride in Milwaukee
Recording artist and NHRA spokes-singer Krista Marie supports Harley-Davidson’s efforts to encourage women to ride.
Recording artist and NHRA spokes-singer Krista Marie supports Harley-Davidson’s efforts to encourage women to ride.

Recording artist and NHRA spokes-singer Krista Marie has connected with Harley-Davidson motorcycles and Screamin' Eagle racing in support of Harley-Davidson’s efforts to encourage women to ride.

Krista will be riding her 2009 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle when she participates in International Female Ride Day on May 1 in Milwaukee.

“I am so excited to be a part of the team and the Harley-Davidson family,” said Krista. “Riding and music are my life and I get to do both. Well, I guess you can say I'm lucky enough to be living the dream!”

Krista Marie co-wrote and sang, “Drive It Like I Stole It,” which is the theme song for ESPN’s coverage of NHRA drag racing’s 2009 season. Fans can read her NHRA blog, view photos and videos and hear new music at www.kristamarie.net.

Vintage Racing Home Movies at the H-D Museum

Experience the exhilaration of the 1930s and 1940s motorcycling culture with an exclusive home movie collection of longtime racer Bob Stuth at the Harley-Davidson Museum on Friday, March 27 at 7 p.m. Made possible by a donation from Jim and Paulette Conerton. Admission is $5 per person for Museum members, $8 per person for non-members. Attendance is limited. Free popcorn and cash bar available.

New Screamin’ Eagle Racing section debuts on H-D.com

An all-new online Racing section debuted this week on harley-davidson.com featuring updated content and a more dynamic and engaging presentation of video, racing news, racer biographies and more in support of Harley-Davidson’s Screamin’ Eagle NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle and AMA Flat Track teams. The new racing section can be found at harley-davidson.com/racing.

2009 Daytona 200 Final Results Posted

Following a confusing, caution-filled conclusion to the 68th Daytona 200 at Daytona International Speedway March 5, the AMA’s final race results, which were made final March 16, affected the finishing order of several of the Buell racers entered in the event. Top Buell finisher Shawn Higbee (Bartel’s H-D/Higbee-racing.com) was unaffected and maintained his fifth place result. However, Latus Motors H-D racer Alan Schmidt, who was initially credited with a 34th place finish, and was later elevated to 19th, was ultimately disqualified for passing under yellow flag conditions during a late-race caution, joining Bruce Rossmeyer’s Daytona Racing/RMR rider Danny Eslick among the four riders so penalized. Other Buell finishers were Eslick’s Geico Powersports/RMR teammate Michael Barnes, who was credited with a 25th place finish, Latus Motors H-D rider Josh Bryan in 34th position, and Bryan Bemisderfer (H-D of Frederick in 60th place.

The next round of the AMA’s Daytona Sportbike championship will be this weekend at California Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
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