KTM is proud to recognize its own, Scot Harden, for the recent announcement of his induction into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame for this year’s Class of 2008.
Harden will be joined by five other industry icons on October 11, 2008 in Columbus, OH for the annual induction ceremony.
In his 35 years of working on, with and racing motorcycles, Harden has become one of off-road racing’s most well-known champions. Amongst his racing accomplishments Harden has collected 3 Baja 1000 Championships, 3 Baja 500 Championships, 3 ISDE medals, and 2 SCORE International Championships. He also won the1987 Djerba 500 Rally – Tunisia and Rallye de Atlas in Morocco. In addition, Harden was a member of the 2004 Red Bull KTM Dakar Rally Team.
Aside from his racing achievements Harden has helped many other accomplished riders including Dan Smith, Danny Hamel, Russ Pearson and his two sons Brent and Brock. His dedication to his work shows in a long list of executive sales and marketing management roles he has held at prestigious motorcycle manufacturing firms, including for the past 20 years, KTM. In addition to his current role as Director of KTM Adventure Tours, Harden has also served as the Team Manger for the Red Bull KTM USA Dakar Team and is President of his own company Harden Off-Road where he helps riders from all backgrounds realize their off-road adventure dreams.
Harden is deserving of this honor as he is amongst the most significant members of the motorcycling community who have played a vital role in shaping the sport and business of motorcycling. His induction into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame will ensure his hard work and dedication remains recognized within the motorcycling community for many years to come. Congratulations Scot, on all of your achievements!