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White Rose Thunder 2016

We have been unable to secure the use of the York Expo Center for White Rose Thunder® 2016.  So, we have no plans for an event in September of 2016.  If something changes, we will announce it promptly.  Otherwise, we can only thank those of you who supported White Rose Thunder® in 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 through participation, attendance, sponsorship or other means.

Thank you! WRT 2015 was a success.

We consider White Rose Thunder® 2015 to have been a success.  While we had to downsize for this year because of limited access to the York Expo Center for set-up, we still offered a full day of outstanding entertainment not often seen elsewhere.  First and foremost, the racing was tremendous.  We had a record number of entrants, and the pits were roaring with activity all day.  The racers put on shows in all classes.  The antique bikes, after being push-started...

Coming to White Rose Thunder on Saturday, September 26, 2015? Of course you are! Here are some final details…

This year’s event will be a full day of high octane fun. We expect a record number of entrants, including many racers who are nationally ranked this year.  So, we expect that our day of racing will be nothing short of spectacular. Because the York Fair is later this year, our access to the York Expo Center facilities is limited.  So, we must focus on key elements of White Rose Thunder®. We will have a full...

The 2015 Racing Purse has been increased by $500! Thanks to Don’s Kawasaki.

Thanks to Don’s Kawasaki for sponsoring a $500 increase in the flat track motorcycle racing purse.  Our plans have been to award $10,000 in prize money to racers during our event, on Saturday, September 26, 2015.  Now, we are adding $500 in prize money to the Pro Singles class.  Plus, Don’s Kawasaki and the Tourist Inn are sponsoring this year’s Dash for Cash for another $1000.  So, the dozens of racers coming to York, for...

Coming to WRT 2015? Here is what you need to know…

This year’s event will be a full day of high octane fun, on Saturday, September 26, 2015.  Because the York Fair is later this year, our access to the York Expo Center facilities is limited, we must focus on key elements of White Rose Thunder®.  So, we plan to have a full slate of flat track motorcycle racing, antique cycles (circa 1911-24) on display and on the race track, a ride in bike show, select vendors,...

Flat Track Racing is back for 2015!

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For your enjoyment, we brought back the thrill of flat track motorcycle  at our 2012 inaugural event and continued it for 2013 and 2014.  And more racing is coming in 2015!  On Saturday, September 26, 2015, the racing will be the Randy Texter Memorial Race and also the culmination of the AMA sanctioned All Star National Flat Track Series in the Northeast. We will have numerous classes, as we have in the past.  Plus, we expect to field a number of vintage bikes...

What’s up for 2015? We are racing & riding again. Here’s the status…

Plans for White Rose Thunder® 2015 are being made.  As has occurred in years past, we must coordinate with other activities in York, as well as the schedule of our event site, the Expo Center.  Currently, we expect to offer a full day of professional flat track motorcycle racing on Saturday, September 26, 2015.  We are also going to invite vendors and try to plan other attractions for the surrounding days, Friday 9/25 and Sunday 9/27.  ...

Come See Motorcycles from the early 1900’s, including 10-12 bikes in an exhibition race!

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At White Rose Thunder® 2015, we will again offer a demonstration showing how early motorcycle racing looked and sounded, with rare, real & original machines. This Saturday, 9/26/15, we will again offer a demonstration showing how early motorcycle racing looked and sounded, with rare, real & original machines. Thanks to arrangements with Curtis Fisk of Full Circle V-Twin and collector Steve Lippoldt both from Hagerstown MD, will display and race a full field of early american...

Motor Maids to perform opening ceremonies before Racing

White Rose Thunder® 2015 has a full day of flat track motorcycling racing planned for Saturday, September 26, 2015. Currently, White Rose Thunder’s racing is the only major race in the nation for next weekend, and top, nationally ranked riders are expected to attend. Riders will be arriving in the early morning. Warm-ups will take place from 10:00 am until noon. At high noon, Opening Ceremonies will commence. The Motor Maids will be an integral part...

Wyndham Garden York is our official host hotel!

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If you are staying overnight to take in all of the fun during bike week, we’d recommend that you check in and stay at the Wyndham Garden York, the official host hotel for White Rose Thunder®.  The Wyndham Garden York is newly renovated and the closest hotel to our event site.  The Wyndham Garden is located at 2000 Loucks Road in York. As part of the renovations, the restaurant and bar have been remodeled and renamed, creating FenderZ...

Thanks to the Patton Group for sponsoring racing

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Bennett Williams Commercial Sponsors Racing too!

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As we assemble the pieces necessary to offer a full day of flat track racing, along with a bike show & vendors for White Rose Thunder® 2015, on September 26, we are please to be joined by Bennett Williams Commercial.   Bennett Williams is Central Pennsylvania’s Retail, Commercial, and Industrial Brokerage Firm.  This group of skilled professionals offers services including property sales, leasing, and management.  Bennett Williams can guide you if you are a landlord or tenant,...