J.C. Hoel

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J.C. (Clarence) "Pappy" Hoel (May 30, 1904 – Feb. 1, 1989) was a motorcycle racer, dealer, businessman, and founder of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. In 1983, he received the American Motorcyclist Association's (AMA) Dud Perkins Award for outstanding contributions to motorcycling Both J.C. "Pappy" Hoel and his wife, Pearl were inducted to the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1998.

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