Wrecking Crew rider Jared Mees and privateers Jeffrey Carver Jr., Kenny Coolbeth Jr. finish 1-2-3, respectively Calistoga, Ca., May 7—In a night that saw nine Scout FTR750s compete in the Main, Indian Motorcycle Racing’s Championship-winning race bike swept the podium at the Calistoga Half-Mile. Reigning 2017 American Flat Track (AFT) Champion Jared Mees edged out Roof Systems/Indian Motorcycle of Metro ...Read More »
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Philanthropist and motorcycle enthusiast Adam Sandoval named Grand Marshall of May 12 AFT race in Phoenix Phoenix, Ariz., May 3—Adam Sandoval, well known for his charitable work to raise awareness for U.S. Veterans suffering from P.T.S.D. has been named Grand Marshall of the 2018 Law Tigers American Flat Track Arizona Mile presented by Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson. “There isn’t a better ...Read More »
Youth classes added to road racing program Pickerington, Ohio, May 1—Motorcycle enthusiasts and racers will experience three days of action-packed motorcycle competition during the 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days on July 6-8 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Vintage and post-vintage competition will be held in hare scrambles, motocross, trials, flat track and road racing. “The AMA ...Read More »
Fort Worth, Tex., Apr. 28—Defending Grand National Champion Jared Mees earned some much-needed redemption in a drama-filled night of American Flat Track racing at Texas Motor Speedway for the Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys Texas Half Mile presented by Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda. That drama was effectively guaranteed even before the day’s racing activities began, coming only one day following the announcement ...Read More »
Daytona Beach, Fla., Apr. 27—Following an American Flat Track post-event tire sampling from the Atlanta Short Track held April 8, 2018 at Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Ga., AFT Twins competitor Jared Mees on the #1 machine has been disqualified for using a chemically altered tire. Four tire samples from four different machines were taken after the Main Event in Atlanta, ...Read More »
Bike displays, fun zone, live music, swap meet and Grand Marshal Bubba Shobert offer Texas-sized fun Daytona Beach, Fla, Apr. 24—Round number 3 of the 2018 American Flat Track season, the Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys Texas Half-Mile presented by Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda, happens this Saturday—April 28—at Texas Motor Speedway. Last year’s Texas Half-Mile – the penultimate race of the ...Read More »
Photos courtesy of Roland Sands Design The great equalizer Most forms of racing in the U.S. are seeing a decline in participation and with fans—grids are shrinking and stands are not filling up. The exception to this recent trend can be found on dirt tracks and small paved ovals all across the country. Flat track motorcycle racing is making a ...Read More »
Iconic event slated to return to Bonneville Speedway Pickerington, Ohio—The AMA Land Speed Grand Championship returns to the Bonneville Speedway near Wendover, Utah, on Aug. 25-30, offering ambitious competitors a shot at setting world records and capturing AMA National No. 1 plates. Also known as the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials, the event features both American and international amateur land ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »