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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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Indian Motorcycle sweeps 2017 American Flat Track Championship

Perris, Calif., Oct. 10—In its return to professional flat track racing after more than 60 years away from the sport, Indian Motorcycle Racing swept the 2017 American Flat Track Championship. Aboard the brand-new Scout FTR750 premier race bike, the Indian Wrecking Crew, consisting of Jared Mees, Bryan Smith and Brad Baker, finished the 2017 season with 14 total wins, 37 ...

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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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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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American Flat Track rolls on to Rolling Wheels Raceway Park

Daytona Beach, Fla., July 5—Now that the fireworks have cooled off from America’s Independence Day celebrations, the world’s top dirt track motorcycle racers are set to create some fireworks of their own in upstate New York. On Saturday, July 8, Rolling Wheels Raceway Park will play host to the 10th round of the 2017 American Flat Track championship. This year’s ...

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American Flat Track heads to Lima

Daytona Beach, Fla., June 21—This weekend, American Flat Track arrives in Lima, Ohio for the Lima Half-Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle, on June 24. One of the fan-favorite events on the calendar, the series can count on a huge gathering of loyal and knowledgeable fans to turn out for the Lima Half-Mile and provide a spectacular atmosphere at the Allen ...

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American Flat Track bound for the Sacramento Mile

American Flat Track, Tom Stein

Daytona Beach, Fla., May 18—American Flat Track is approaching Turn 2 on its dash around four Miles in four weeks as the series heads to the Harley-Davidson Sacramento Mile presented by Cycle Gear at the Cal Expo Fairgrounds in Sacramento, California, on May 20.   Located in one of flat track’s traditional hotbeds, the Sacto Mile is rich with Grand ...

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