Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

September 4, 2018
Old motorcycles hit the track at UMC

Utah Motorsports Campus hosted The American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association’s 13th annual Bonneville Vintage GP last weekend. The GP features motorcycles from the 1940s through the 1980s, and is hailed as the longest-running annual event at UMC.

Riders raced their vintage bikes on UMC’s 2.2-mile long east course on Saturday and Sunday, preceded by check-in and a racing school on Friday. There was also a vendor and swap meet on Friday.

The AHRMA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to restoring and competing on classic motorcycles. It boasts more than 3,000 members. According to AHRMA, the organization is the largest vintage racing group in North America and one of the largest in the world.

Francie Aufdemorte

Photo Editor at Tooele Transcript Bulletin
Francie Aufdemorte is photo editor for the Tooele Transcript-Bulletin. A Tooele County native, she graduated from Tooele High School in 1989, and with a degree in English from the University of Utah in 2001. She next studied filmmaking at the New York Film Academy in 2005, from which she earned a certificate of completion. Her ties to community journalism begin in 2005 when she worked for the Magna Times for two years, handling everything from classified advertising to editing and proofing news stories. While there she also created and maintained a new website for the newspaper. In 2007, she opened a Salt Lake-based studio called Book Cliff Photography. As principle photographer, she worked both editorial and commercial assignments, including portraiture and weddings. As photo editor, Aufdemorte photographs news, features, sports and advertising for the Transcript-Bulletin and supplemental publications, while also managing and assigning the newspaper’s freelance photographers.

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