Jim Kelly

Inducted 1998 – Competitor – Motorcycle Racing


Jim Kelly was a highly accomplished competitor in many disciplines of motorcycle racing, scrambles, trials, speedway, road racing, dirt-track racing and spiked tire ice racing, in which he won a total of four national championships. Jim was also a rider and team manager of Canada’s International Six Day Endurance effort for more than 25 years. He served as an executive of the Steel City Riders in Hamilton, Ontario, and served on the board of the Canadian Motorcycle Association for 24 consecutive years, including the post of president of the CMA from 1972 to 1975.