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Robbie “Bugs” Pearson to run Indian Scout FTR750 for 2018 AFT Series

Joining former GNC Crew Chief and Tuner Rick Canode of RJ Performance—Pearson will debut his Scout FTR750 at the series opener in Daytona on March 15 Minneapolis, Feb. 21—Robbie “Bugs” Pearson has joined forces with former GNC Crew Chief and Tuner Rick Canode of RJ Performance – making the privateer the latest to turn to Indian Motorcycle Racing’s Championship-winning Scout ...

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AMA announces 2018 Vintage Flat Track National Championship Series schedule

Pickerington, Ohio—The 2018 AMA Vintage Flat Track National Championship Series will bring 11 rounds of action-packed competition to venues in six states, sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association. The action kicks off March 10 in Georgia and ends in September at Oakland Valley Race Park in Cuddebackville, N.Y. This series was formerly known as the AMA Vintage Dirt Track National ...

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Super Hooligan 2018 National Championship Tour announced

Feb. 8—Roland Sands Design and Indian Motorcycle are proud to bring America the “Greatest Show on Dirt,” with the 2018 Super Hooligan National Championship (SHNC).This year we’ve hand-selected 11 venues that represent the spirit of hooligan racing and its diversity in riders, bikes and tracks. To include the working man and keep it interesting, we’ll be taking the cumulative score from 9 ...

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American Flat Track 2018

Jared Mees takes first place at the Williams Grove Half-Mile --Courtesy of Indian Motorcycle

Bigger, better and faster When the green flag dropped at Daytona last year for the first flat track race of the season no one knew what to expect. Under a new director with a new class structure, the series—which traces its history back to the early 1920s and is now officially renamed American Flat Track—brought a number of firsts with ...

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2018 Daytona TT expands fan-friendly features

Daytona Beach, Fla., Feb. 6—America’s most unique motorcycle race—the bigger, better and faster Harley-Davidson TT presented by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys at DAYTONA—is set to dramatically expand its fan-friendly flavor on March 15, 2018, with the addition of several exciting new features. These include pit-road bleacher seating (see yellow area on map, above), which gets fans across the Speedway’s legendary ...

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Introducing Harley-Davidson’s 2018 AFT Factory Team

Halbert, Robinson and Vanderkooi to compete on Harley XG750R race bikes Milwaukee, Jan. 25—The Harley-Davidson Factory Flat Track Racing Team will combine veteran savvy with youthful potential in a three-rider effort contesting the 2018 American Flat Track (AFT) Twin series. Returning rider Brandon Robinson will be joined by seasoned pro Sammy Halbert and rising star Jared Vanderkooi on the Harley ...

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Indian Scout FTR750 becoming bike of choice for AFT privateers

Minneapolis, Jan. 22—Following one of the most dominant seasons in flat track history, American Flat Track privateers are turning to Indian Motorcycle Racing’s Championship-winning Scout FTR750 for 2018. The Scout FTR750 captured the 2017 American Flat Track Manufacturer’s Championship and swept the 2017 standings with Indian’s Wrecking Crew Jared Mees, Bryan Smith and Brad Baker finishing first, second and third, ...

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H-D debuts Harley-Davidson Snow Hill Climb at 2018 X Games

Milwaukee, Jan. 18—In an X Games first, Harley-Davidson Snow Hill Climb will make its debut at X Games Aspen as a medaled event alongside ski, snowboard and other action-sports competitions. The new medal sport will close out X Games Aspen 2018, which airs January 25-28 on ESPN and ABC. In the Harley-Davidson Snow Hill Climb, riders will race modified twin-cylinder ...

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Dixie Speedway to host American Flat Track

Daytona Beach, Fla., Dec. 22—The red clay of legendary Dixie Speedway will be flying once again on April, 7, 2018, when race number two of American Flat Track’s 2018 season—the Harley-Davidson Atlanta Short Track presented by Hellbender Harley-Davidson – returns for the second year in a row to the three-eighth-mile Woodstock, Georgia, venue.  After a layoff since 1974, American Flat Track ...

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Vance & Hines signs two-year agreement with American Flat Track

Daytona Beach, Fla., Dec. 18—Longtime AFT partner Vance & Hines has agreed to a sizable and significant two-year sponsorship renewal with American Flat Track for the 2018 and 2019 seasons. The deal makes Vance & Hines once again the Presenting Sponsor of the AFT Twins class for 2018 and 2019. It also names Vance & Hines the Official Exhaust Partner ...

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