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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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Henry Wiles stays perfect in Peoria

Peoria, Ill., Aug.  13—American Flat Track witnessed a coronation of sorts on Sunday, as the assembled fans and media joined in proclaiming Henry Wiles (No. 17 DPC Racing Kawasaki Ninja 650), “King Henry,” as he extended his reign over the Peoria TT to a nearly unthinkable 13 victories in succession.   Wiles’ 13th triumph at the Peoria Motorcycle Club moved ...

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Jared Mees unbeatable at the Black Hills Half-Mile

Rapid City, S.D., August 8—The rolling Jared Mees took another important step toward the 2017 American Flat Track championship with a victorious performance in Tuesday night’s Harley-Davidson Black Hills Half-Mile in Rapid City, South Dakota.   Mees systematically dismantled the competition around Black Hills Speedway aboard the No. 9 Indian Motorcycle Rogers Racing Scout FTR750 not once, but twice, during ...

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Briar Bauman takes second win of the season at the Buffalo Chip TT

Sturgis, S.D., Aug. 6—The racing at the inaugural Buffalo Chip TT presented by Indian Motorcycle was a wild one, befitting the massive crowd of Sturgis Rally goers who provided a remarkable atmosphere for Round 13 of the 2017 American Flat Track Championship. The AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines Main event was a most unpredictable affair, featuring three red ...

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Harley-Davidson presents Thursday night double-header live from X Games

Milwaukee, July 11— Harley-Davidson offers fans double the X Games racing action this Thursday, July 13, with a Facebook Live stream of Harley Hooligan flat track racing at 7:30 p.m. EDT via Facebook Live, followed by Harley-Davidson Flat Track Racing at 9 p.m. EDT broadcast live on ESPN. “Showcasing the always-exciting amateur Hooligan racing via Facebook Live will take our partnership with ESPN ...

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