The new “MotoStars: Celebrities + Motorcycles” exhibit at the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum opens June 28, 2008, spotlighting over 100 of the country’s most passionate celebrity moto enthusiasts, their motorcycles and personal memorabilia. Among them is Jimmie Johnson, the two-time reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion, whose Jimmie Johnson Foundation (JJF) has green flagged the inclusion of a special 2008 Star Motorcycles Warrior, customized by 2Xtreem Motorcycle TV and sponsored by Sunoco ( www.racegas.com ). The motorcycle, which was built as a tribute to the Jimmie Johnson Foundation, will be showcased in the exhibit until August 15, 2008.
Following its pit stop at the Museum, the motorcycle will be auctioned off at the Jimmie Johnson Foundation Annual Golf Tournament in San Diego on August 26, 2008. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the San Diego Habitat for Humanity. Visit www.jimmiejohnsonfoundation.org to learn more about the JJF and the organization’s events
Two and four-wheeled devotees can tune in to 2Xtreem Motorcycle TV during May to watch the show’s crew build the custom JJF tribute motorcycle. Johnson even stops by 2Xtreem to take the machine for a test ride. Airdates and show times can be found at www.2Xtreem.com. Enthusiasts should also plan a visit to the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum in Pickerington, Ohio, for a chance to admire the JJF tribute motorcycle in person, as well as motorcycles and memorabilia from other well-known athletes, musician, actors, artists, builders and industry leaders. The ribbon-cutting for “MotoStars: Celebrities + Motorcycles” is Saturday, June 28. Visit www.motorcyclemuseum.org for more information and information on how to join in on opening weekend festivities.