Two Motorcycle Events to Benefit Speedway Children's Charities

3J's Motorcycle Day and Wine Country Charity Ride Spaces Available

SONOMA, Calif. (April 15, 2014) — Motorcycle riders can enjoy a high-speed day on the twists and turns of Sonoma Raceway or a scenic ride through Wine Country all in the name of charity, April 30 and May 3.

The 3J's Motorcycle Days' 20th charity event in Sonoma will take over the raceway on Wednesday, April 30, and will include a full track day of riding around the 12-turn road course, a catered lunch, T-shirt, 20th anniversary commemorative item and an evening reception for all riders. It's truly the perfect day for any two-wheel enthusiast. Cost is $275 and all riding levels are welcome.

Participants can also purchase raffle tickets to win incredible prizes including a future 3J's Motorcycle Day, a one-night stay at the luxurious MacArthur Place, a champagne tasting experience at Korbel Winery or dinner at Melting Pot restaurant. 3J's Motorcycle Days events have raised more than $400,000 for worthy causes since 2003. For more information visit

Riders can also enjoy a scenic group ride departing from Sonoma Raceway on Saturday, May 3, with the RKA/Sonoma Raceway Wine Country Charity Ride. The ride, organized by RKA Motorcycle Luggage, will include a cruise through Sonoma and Marin Counties and a stop for lunch at Rancho Nicasio before concluding back at the raceway. Lunch is $25 plus gratuity. The ride is free to join but a donation to Speedway Children's Charities is suggested upon arrival.

The RKA/Sonoma Raceway Wine Country Charity Ride will also feature a charity drawing for motorcycle gear including a RKA Luggage gift certificate, an Adaptiv riding jacket, a SENA Bluetooth headset and a J&M Bluetooth headset.

For more information or to register for 3J's contact Jenah Smith at To register for the RKA/Sonoma Raceway Wine Country Charity Ride contact Richard Battles at Both events benefit Speedway Children's Charities, the charitable arm of Sonoma Raceway, which has distributed more than $4.5 million to Sonoma County youth organizations since 2001.

Both of these events are part of Sonomafest 2014, five days of great two-wheel action on the Sonoma Raceway road course. Sonomafast features a 3J's Motorcycle Day (April 30); American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association (May 1-2); and the American Federation of Motorcyclists (AFM) featuring the GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Series presented by Yamaha, as well as Supermoto USA (May 3-4).  For more information on any of these events visit