AMA: Hall of Fame Saddened by Passing of Carroll Resweber


Carroll Resweber race action shot AMA Press Release: The American Motorcyclist Association offers its sincere condolences to the friends and family of AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Carroll Resweber, who passed away on May 8, 2015, at the age of 79. Resweber, a member of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 1998, was a brilliant young racer who won 4 consecutive AMA Grand National Championships from 1958 to 1961 — a record that stood for 4 decades. A true star of motorcycle racing, Resweber demonstrated enormous skill on a range of tracks, including half-miles, miles and road courses. He won 19 AMA nationals in a span of 6 seasons on a variety of circuits. Resweber’;s career was cut short in its prime due to a racing accident in 1962. After his recovery, Resweber returned to work for Harley-Davidson, where he stayed until he retired in 1992. To read more about Carroll Resweber’;s many achievements click HERE. For more information: www.motorcyclemuseum.org