Founded in 1954 by a group of sport riding enthusiasts in Northern California, the American Federation of Motorcyclists is the oldest organization in the country dedicated soley to motorcycle road racing AFM, Inc.
6167 Jarvis Ave. #333
Newark, CA 94560
510-796-7005
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Be A Part of AFM History Become an AFM Member and help us celebrate our 60th year and mark your place in the history books of the longest running motorcycle road racing club in the United States. Download 2014 Application Now!

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Ricky Corey 2013 AFM #1 Congratulations to Ricky Corey and RCR Performance for re-securing the AFM #1 plate for a second consecutive year!
Dave Stanton Dave Stanton was injured at Thunderhill Raceway June 2nd, 2013. You can follow Dave's progress on his blog.

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Race Fans Welcome! Spectators have full access to the paddock. An entire weekend of exciting racing for family and friends. One fee covers both Saturday and Sunday admission.

Gate Fees are $12 - $15 for adults, kids under 12 are free. Food vendors available at all tracks.
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AFM 2014 Round 2 - 650 P & 500 Twins

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AFM 2014 Round 2 - Open Superbike


Multi-camera video production from Superbike Shootout
Sonoma Raceway, May 4, 2014
Video provided by Team Hammer Promotions and Superbike Shootout

Off air slideshow now showing 2014 Round 6
Images courtesy of Oxymoron Photography

Multi-camera video production from Superbike Shootout
Sonoma Raceway, May 4, 2014
Video provided by Team Hammer Promotions and Superbike Shootout

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2013 AFM TOP 10

#1 Ricky Corey

#2 Martin Szwarc

#3 Tucker Lancaster

#4 Jason Lauritzen

#5 Steve Metz

#6 Jason Catching

#7 Cameron Gish

#8 Mike Nigliazzo

#9 Michael Gilbert

#10 Robert Wetterau

Get Started Racing!

With the AFM you can:

  • Race on premier race tracks
  • Challenge yourself to be your best
  • Make great friends and great memories
  • Be a member of the oldest motorcycle road racing club in America


Come listen to Ralph Rodriquez as he interviews past and present AFM members in celebration of our 60th Anniversary

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The AFM, American Federation of Motorcyclists, is a non-profit California corporation that was founded in 1954 by a group of sport riding enthusiasts in the North Bay Area. It is the oldest racing organization in the country dedicated soley to motorcycle road racing.

Northern California has one of the largest populations of sport riders in the country. Many of those sport riders find their way from the areas mountain and canyon roads to the AFM and the race track. Many of them, after a season or two on the track, cut back or quit street racing when the relative safety of pushing their limits on the track becomes clear.

A typical AFM race day will see three to four hundred racers, which will account for up to 700 total race entries.

Each new racer is required before entering a race to pass a New Racer School (NRS) held by AFM, or an AFM approved NRS from one of the following providers, Keigwins, Z² Track Days or Pacific Track Time.

Eddie Lawson (shown to left), Wayne Rainey, Kenny Roberts, Rich Oliver, Steve Rapp and Tony Meiring are a few who've raced with AFM.

 

The AFM holds races at Infineon (Sears Point) Raceway in Sonoma. Infineon is known to be a "rider's track", a challenging mountain course where skill and handling are worth more than horsepower or engine size.

The AFM also holds events at the SCCA race tracks, Thunderhill Park, near Willows, CA (off I-5 north of Sacramento), and Buttonwillow Park, near Buttonwillow, CA (off I-5 south of Bakersfield). Both courses are interesting and quite different... most racers really enjoy these new tracks. The AFM normally runs 2 events each at Thunderhill & Buttonwillow during the season.

On racedays, awards are given to the top finishers in each class and the top novice rider. Points are tabulated towards Season Championships.

Many classes also have contingency or sponsor monies offered by various manufacturers, businesses or shops. The AFM's premier event, The AFM's Formula Pacific Challenge... the fastest riders on the fastest bikes... also has prize and contingency monies.

The AFM welcomes spectators and racers alike, and we try to provide the best show possible with the safest and most responsible crew you are likely to find. We are a volunteer organization and are always looking for interested people to join in the fun.

2014 Season Schedule

3/22-23 Buttonwillow - A - Pit Map

5/3-4 Sonoma - B - Pit Map

5-31/6-1 Thunderhill - A - Pit Map

7/19-20 Thunderhill - B - Pit Map

8/9-10 Thunderhill - A - Pit Map

8/30-31 Sonoma - B - Pit Map

10/4-5 Thunderhill - A

AFM Board Meetings

Board meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at Ricky's Sports Theatre & Grill in San Leandro.

General Meetings start at 8:00pm.


 NEXT MEETING DATE:

 Wednesday,September 10, 2014, 8:00pm


Directions to 15028 Hesperian Blvd., San Leandro, CA

Contact Info

AFM Inc.

6167 Jarvis Ave #333
Newark, CA 94560
Phone: 510-796-7005
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Getting Started Is Easy

  • Joining the AFM is easy! Get an application from us, fill it out completely and select which type of membership you want (Competition, Reciprocity, Associate), and mail it back to the AFM with the appropriate fees.
  • Call us (510) 796-7005, leave your mailing and phone number information.