J.C. (Clarence) "Pappy" Hoel (May 30, 1904 – February 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.
- J.C. Hoel, at AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame
- J.C. Hoel at Find a Grave
- J.C. "Pappy" Hoel, Sturgis Museum and Hall of Fame.
- Pappy Hoel Campground, Pappy Hoel Campground and Resort in Sturgis, South Dakota is home to the world's largest biker pool and hottest concerts and events in Sturgis.
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