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Mees strikes again at Atlanta short track

Carver takes third aboard H-D XR750 Daytona Beach, Fla., Apr. 8—The action leading up to Saturday night’s scheduled American Flat Track Main Event at the Harley-Davidson Atlanta Short Track presented by Hellbender Harley-Davidson pointed squarely to a wild, unpredictable affair with any of a dozen riders in with a realistic shot at the win. Instead, Mother Nature swept through with ...

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AFT introduces new Production Twins Class

AFT Production Twins class adds excitement to H-D Springfield Mile  Daytona Beach, Fla., Apr. 2—American Flat Track will introduce the AFT Production Twins support class at this year’s Harley-Davidson Springfield Mile I and II events on May 26 and September 1, respectively. At both events, the world’s fastest dirt track motorcycle racers will headline in the AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines class. The new ...

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Triple Threat Bubba Blackwell to Jump, Flag, and Talk His Way Through DAYTONA TT

Bubba Blackwell

New AFT Flagman to jump 14 GMC pickups at DAYTONA TT Daytona Beach, Fla., Mar. 12—American Flat Track (AFT) and Bubba Blackwell are going to extreme lengths—the length of 14 GMC Canyon pickup trucks lined up side by side, to be precise— to ensure the season-opening Harley-Davidson TT presented by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys at DAYTONA is nothing less than unforgettable. That’s ...

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Harley-Davidson enters second year as official motorcycle of AFT Twins

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Daytona Beach, Fla., Mar. 8—American Flat Track and Harley-Davidson Motor Company are excited to announce details of their 2018 sponsorship and enhancements to their coordinated marketing efforts. Through the strategic alliance, the companies will drive interest in motorcycling through experiential marketing activations around American Flat Track events while continuing to attract a new, younger demographic through broadcast and digital media initiatives. American Flat ...

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Indian Motorcycle to sponsor four 2018 AFT events

Daytona Beach, Fla., March 5—Indian Motorcycle’s return to major competition following a 65-year hiatus last season proved not only a successful endeavor, but one of historic domination. For 2018, the Minnesota-based marque is planning another strong commitment to American Flat Track. Indian Motorcycle will serve as the event entitlement sponsor for four AFT events on the 2018 slate. Featured prominently ...

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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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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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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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