Indian Scout FTR750s secure second consecutive podium sweep Phoenix, Ariz., May 12—American Flat Track held its first Mile of the season on Saturday afternoon, and it was only natural that the rider ranked first in the 2018 AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines standings took center stage. While the big Miles have made their legend over the years as ...Read More »
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Laconia, N.H., May 13—The United States Classic Racing Association, in conjunction with the Laconia Motorcycle Week Association, is excited to present the Tower Hill Climb in Weirs Beach, New Hampshire, on Tuesday, June 12, as part of the 95th annual Laconia Motorcycle Week, June 9-17, 2018. This unique event is an historical exhibition of the original Tower Street Hill Climb, ...Read More »
My name is Trevor Monn, and I’m a Harley Hooligan racer that lives in the small town of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. In 2016 flat track racing was something I had no background in or knowledge of. It was all new to me. I grew up racing amateur motocross on the east coast and in the winter we would travel and do ...Read More »
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 »
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 »