STURGIS CITY PARK:
ANNOUNCES WEEK-LONG CELEBRATION DURING
75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE STURGIS® MOTORCYCLE RALLY™
OPENS THURSDAY, JUNE 30
DAILY EVENTS BEGIN SATURDAY, AUGUST 1 THROUGH SATURDAY, AUGUST 8
AT THE HISTORIC STURGIS CITY PARK
599 LAZELLE ST.
STURGIS, SD 57785
Downtown at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
“We are excited to announce Sturgis City Park as a new venue to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™. I believe the Supermoto race and events at Sturgis City Park will be a great addition to the Rally and for the community to help bring a younger audience to Downtown Sturgis.”
—Mark Carstensen, Mayor of Sturgis, SD (June 23, 2015)
STURGIS CITY PARK–a historic park in Downtown Sturgis, SD–has announced it will open for a week-long celebration on the park grounds during the 75th Anniversary of the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™. STURGIS CITY PARK will host various motorcycle shows, racing, concessions and live music all in a festival atmosphere with free admission. STURGIS CITY PARK features a massive paved parking lot for riders not only to visit the events and activities located inside the park, but also allowing convenient access to Downtown Sturgis with a short walk or a quick complimentary shuttle to the bars, restaurants, vendors, sponsor displays and all that the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ has to offer.
STURGIS CITY PARK 2015 will offer a variety of attractions during the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ including freestyle Harley-Davidson riding demos from UKNOWN Industries, motorcycle industry influencers showcasing not only their bikes as well as parts, accessories, riding gear and apparel. Biltwell will host “The Gringo Garage” showcasing helmets painted by more than a dozen top painters in the custom cycle world, while ILLConduct’s team of riders will entertain crowds with their stunt shows. Metzeler will contribute with the inclusion of the AMA Supermoto “Elephant Run” race on Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2. For the AMA Supermoto “Elephant Run,” riders from around the country will compete in front of a crowd of spectators on the one-of-a-kind racetrack built just for STURGIS CITY PARK, providing the audience a chance to see quality race action from the world class series live at the park. For a full list of motorcycle shows, rides attractions and more at the STURGIS CITY PARK, visit: www.sturgiscitypark.com.
Beginning Saturday, August 1 the park will kick-off a week-long series of daily motorcycle shows starting with the Roland Sands hosted Bike Show, followed by the third annual “Sturgis FXR Only” motorcycle show on Sunday, August 2, then the Biltwell & The Speed Merchant “Dyna Only” Bike Show, Street Chopper magazine “Winner Take All” Bike Show, Hot Bike Magazine “Winner Take All” Bike Show, Baggers Magazine “Winner Take All” Bike Show and the Biltwell & Rusty Butcher “Tracker Only” Bike Show.
Wednesday, August 5 the Boz Bros Charity Ride will give motorcyclists a chance to ride alongside AMA National Champion and former World Superbike competitors Ben and Eric Bostrom as well as celebrities and industry professionals for a spirited charity ride through the curvy and picturesque roads of the Black Hills. The Boz Bros Charity Ride will depart from and return to the STURGIS CITY PARK for a post-ride, private party and BBQ lunch with the Bostrom Brothers. The Boz Bros Charity Ride tickets are extremely limited, sign up early at www.sturgiscitypark.com. Proceeds from the ride will benefit the Sturgis Rally Charities Foundation.
AMA Supermoto racers.
See below for the schedule of events, and for a full list of sponsors, vendors and supporters for STURGIS CITY PARK, visit: www.sturgiscitypark.com.
Saturday, August 1
AMA Supermoto “Elephant Run” Race Presented by Metzeler
Roland Sands hosted Bike Show
Sunday, August 2
AMA Supermoto “Elephant Run” Race Presented by Metzeler
“Sturgis FXR Only” Bike Show
Monday, August 3
Biltwell & The Speed Merchant “Dyna Only” Bike Show
Tuesday, August 4
Street Chopper Magazine “Winner Take All” Bike Show
Wednesday, August 5
Hot Bike Magazine “Winner Take All” Bike Show
Boz Bros Charity Ride
Thursday, August 6
Baggers Magazine “Winner Take All” Bike Show
Friday, August 7
Biltwell & Rusty Butcher “Tracker Only” Bike Show
STURGIS CITY PARK poster: http://tinyurl.com/o86ox9n
About Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™:
The Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ has attracted motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world for 74 years. 2015 marks the historic 75th anniversary of the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™. Born from the love of racing, the annual rally has grown to include bike shows, world-class entertainment, industry showcases, a wide variety of motorcycle related shopping opportunities, and of course, miles and miles of incredible riding experiences. At the heart of the rally lies Legendary Sturgis Main Street. This stretch of downtown Sturgis is reserved for motorcycles only, and it’s the place to be for the true Sturgis experience. Main Street offers great food, entertainment, and motorcycling fun for all ages. Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™: Facebook and Twitter.
About Sturgis, SD:
Each year in August, the population of Sturgis, SD grows from just over 6,600 to nearly a half a million as the city plays host to the best biker get-together in the world. Located in the Black Hills of South Dakota, Sturgis offers motorcycle enthusiasts the best riding, socializing and shopping opportunities found anywhere. Riders may choose from scenic rides through forested canyons, to day trips to National Parks like Mount Rushmore, Badlands and Devil’s Tower. Riders can ride through the tunnels and spires carved from granite on the Needles Highway or spend time re-living the past at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum. The friendly atmosphere and scenic beauty of the Black Hills keeps visitors coming back year-after-year. Sturgis, SD.
About UNKNOWN Industries:
UNKNOWN Industries is a new breed of Harley riders who push the limits of their motorcycles and themselves as they prove to the world what is possible on a bike. UNKNOWN has garnered over 4 million views online of the first 13 episodes of their world famous “Harley Wheelies” YouTube series. UNKNOWN’s team of Riders have traveled the country and performed over 100 closed course Freestyle Harley Riding demos at events ranging from NASCAR, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Supercross, Harley-Davidson dealerships, military bases, massive music festivals, the Hot Bike Tour and various other events across the US. 2014 included the release of UNKNOWN’s second feature length movie, “Into The UNKNOWN” on both DVD and iTunes. UNKNOWN co-founder and rider Nick Leonetti was featured on cover of Hot Bike magazine in 2014. UNKNOWN co-founder and rider Buddy Suttle was featured on the February 2015 issue of Baggers magazine. Additionally UNKNOWN Riders have been featured in TV shows, music videos, TV commercials, online web-series shows, other magazines, and more. UNKNOWN has recently released a full clothing line and will soon launch a line of custom motorcycle parts and accessories. Buy UNKNOWN shirts, hoodies, dvds, calendars and more now at UNKNOWN Industries:YouTube, Facebook,Instagram. iTunes: http://geni.us/intotheunknown and DVD:http://bit.ly/1qiJjMT.