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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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Daytona TT Track gets redesign for 2018

Daytona Beach, Fla., Dec. 11—Thanks to a thorough track redesign made possible by utilizing the NASCAR pit road at Daytona International Speedway as part of the racing surface, the 2018 Daytona TT race track will be bigger, better and significantly faster when American Flat Track launches the 2018 season on March 15, 2018. By extending the track design from the ...

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Harley-Davidson posts largest contingency in AFT History

$562,500 up for grabs by riders on XG750R and XR750 Daytona Beach, Fla., Dec. 5— Harley-Davidson announced today its 2018 American Flat Track Contingency Program totaling $562,500—the largest contingency posting in the 65-year history of the sport. The contingency payouts are available exclusively to privateer riders mounted on either Harley-Davidson XG750R or XR750 machines. A total of $31,250 will be ...

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American Flat Track names Sturgis Buffalo Chip Best Event of 2017

Sturgis, S.D., Oct. 11—American Flat Track presented the Sturgis Buffalo Chip with a major new “Best Event of the Year” Award Sunday evening at the organization’s annual award banquet held in Temecula, California. A monumental partnership between American Flat Track and the Sturgis Buffalo Chip resulted in the epic, award-winning Buffalo Chip TT presented by Indian Motorcycle. The event electrified ...

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Jarod Vanderkooi to ride Indian Scout FTR750 in American Flat Track Finals

Perris, Calif., Oct. 5— Heading into the American Flat Track Finals, Indian Motorcycle Racing today announced Twins rider Jarod Vanderkooi will race Brad Baker’s backup Indian Scout FTR750. The half-mile race in Perris, Calif. will be Vanderkooi’s first time running the Scout FTR750 this season. “Jared, Bryan and Brad have dominated for Indian Motorcycle all season,” said Vanderkooi. “As we ...

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Daytona TT to kick off 2018 American Flat Track season

Daytona Beach, Fla., Sept. 19—American Flat Track is pleased to announce its return to Daytona International Speedway’s legendary tri-oval for the second annual Daytona TT on Thursday, March 15, 2018.   Following the sport’s hugely successful debut event inside the world’s only motorsports stadium this past March, American Flat Track will be back under the lights in 2018. Fans attending ...

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Jared Mees takes the win and title in at Williams Grove Half-Mile

Mechanicsburg, Pa. Sept. 9—Jared Mees (No. 9 Indian Motorcycle Rogers Racing Scout FTR750) put on another masterclass performance to take the win and clinch the American Flat Track AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines crown two races early at the Harley-Davidson Williams Grove Half-Mile presented by Appalachian Harley-Davidson.  After nearly a quarter-century absence, it was a welcome return to ...

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Jared Mees wins at the Harley-Davidson Springfield Mile II

Springfield, Ill., Sep. 3—Jared Mees continued his march toward the 2017 AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines crown in Sunday’s epic Harley-Davidson Springfield Mile II. It was win that may go down as Mees’ signature victory in a season which has been lined with them. The grandstands at the Illinois State Fairgrounds were packed once again as American Flat ...

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The American Flat Track battle resumes with Springfield Mile II and Springfield ST

Daytona Beach, Fla., Aug. 29—This weekend, American Flat Track heads to the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ill., for the Labor Day weekend edition of the legendary Springfield Mile. It’s twice the action this year with the “Rising Stars” of the AFT Singles class sparring on the Short Track on Saturday, September 2, and the AFT Twins presented by Vance ...

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