James Stewart, Grant Langston Headline AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2022 Nominees

The AMA announced today it’s nominees for the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2022 and it is lead by none other than James Stewart!!!!!!

Stew is a sure fire hall of famer, right? I mean, how does he not get in?

In addition to Stew, Grant Langston is the only other motocross and supercross rider on the nominee ballot. 

You can view the full list below:


  • Kenny Coolbeth (Dirt Track)
  • Vicki Farr (Specialty Competition)
  • Barry Hawk (Off Road)
  • Grant Langston (Motocross & Supercross)
  • Tom Reiser (Specialty Competition)
  • Erin Sills (Specialty Competition)
  • Ben Spies (Road Racing)
  • James Stewart (Motocross & Supercross)


  • Gina Boviard (Ambassadors & Industry) 
  • Robert Coy (Ambassadors & Industry)
  • Michael Czysz (Design & Engineering)
  • Bill Dutcher (Ambassadors & Industry)
  • Effie Hotchkiss (Ambassadors & Industry)
  • Sandy Kosman (Design & Engineering)
  • Anthony Mills (Design & Engineering)
  • Paul Schlegel (Ambassadors & Industry)


  • Ron Finch (Design & Engineering)
  • Richard Gross (Dirt Track)
  • Greg Hancock (Specialty Competition)
  • Richard Uhl (Design & Engineering)
  • Charles Umbenhaur (Leadership & Rights)

“The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame nominees for 2022 include men and women who’ve excelled in competition, advocacy and promotion of the sport of motorcycling,” said AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman. “They have advanced motorcycling in many diverse areas, from creating innovative motorcycle designs, to excelling in dirt track, motocross and road racing competition, to creating enduring events that have helped grow motorcycling, to advocating for motorcyclists’ rights. We’re honored to recognize all the 2022 nominees and look forward to announcing the Class of 2022 soon.” 

Voting for the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2022 is now open. Eligible voters include past Hall of Fame inductees, members of the AMA and AMHF Boards of Directors, and members of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Category Selection Committees. AMA Life Members with at least 25 years of consecutive membership are also eligible to vote but should update their contact information to stay informed on the latest voting news. 

Voting ends July 1, 2022. 

Voting results will be announced in August, and the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held on Oct. 28, in Pickerington, Ohio. 

Main image: Pro Motocross

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