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Jake Johnson surprises at Buffalo Chip TT presented by Indian Motorcycle

Sturgis, S.D., Aug. 6—Jake Johnson delivered a virtuoso performance to reign supreme in front of a wildly enthusiastic crowd of Sturgis Rallygoers who packed the house for Sunday evening’s Buffalo Chip TT presented by Indian Motorcycle, Round 12 of 18 of the 2018 American Flat Track championship. But in order to do so, Johnson (No. 5 Estenson Racing/McCandless Truck Center ...

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Class of ’79 charity establishes medical fund for Brad Baker

Donations and memorabilia sales to help the Baker family in its time of need Daytona Beach, Fla., July 15—The Class of ’79 and Friends, American Flat Track’s Official Charity Partner, has established a medical fund for Indian Motorcycle factory rider Brad Baker, who was injured during practice for the X Games flat track competition on July 22. Donations for Baker’s hospitalization ...

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The Indian Wrecking Crew make debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

U.K., July 20—The Indian Wrecking Crew and the Scout FTR750 provided a taste of AMA Pro Flat Track racing at the 25th anniversary of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, a four day event held July 12-15 celebrating everything on two and four wheels. Reigning Grand National Champion and current series leader Jared Mees joined fellow Wrecking Crew rider Brad Baker ...

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Mees hits Grand Slam at sold-out Harley-Davidson New York Short Track

Weedsport, N.Y., July 8—American Flat Track fans turned out in droves on Saturday night for the Harley-Davidson New York Short Track, packing the beautifully-renovated Weedsport Speedway so tightly that the ticket office was forced to close down shortly after opening ceremonies. The massive crowd was rewarded in a major way, too, as reigning AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines ...

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Mees gets redemption

Proving a point at Lima Half-Mile Lima, Ohio, July 1—Grand National Champion Jared Mees has racked up 18 Main Event victories during his historic run these past two American Flat Track seasons. Saturday’s win at the Indian Motorcycle Lima Half-Mile, however, may just be the sweetest of all. Mees rode like he had a point to prove. Last year’s title ...

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Trading places: Two wheels vs. four!

Jared Mees to drive Jim Phelps’ 900-horse dirt mod car at Weedsport Daytona Beach, June 30—Racers are racers, right? The good ones all have dynamic skills, an amazing sense of traction and a single-focus determination to win. But moving from two wheels to four—or from four to two—changes the game dramatically, and that’s exactly what’s about to happen on the ...

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Jared Mees and Dan Bromley better than OK at AFT’s OKC Mile

Daytona Beach, Fla., June 17—Defending Grand National Champion Jared Mees (No. 1 Indian Motorcycle Rogers Racing SDI Scout FTR750) was at his level best on Saturday night as American Flat Track returned to Remington Park for the OKC Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle of Oklahoma City. While a packed house looked on in awe, the 2018 AFT Twins presented by ...

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American Flat Track Heads to England July 12-15 for 25th Anniversary of Goodwood Festival of Speed

Mees, Baker, Bonsey, Carver Jr., Eslick, Smith, Texter and their motorcycles to take part Daytona Beach, Fla., June 13—The 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed, a 4-day-long celebration of motorsports history, design and technical achievement, and perhaps the most glamorous and anticipated motoring event of the year, is less than a month away—and American Flat Track will be there, showcasing some ...

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Grand National Champion back on top

Mees dominates demanding Indian Motorcycle Red Mile Lexington, KY, June 3—Any fleeting hopes that surfaced at last week’s Springfield Mile suggesting that reigning Grand National Champion Jared Mees might be vulnerable were promptly quashed Saturday at the Indian Motorcycle Red Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle of Lexington. Mees rode as if he were eager to immediately reconstruct his aura of ...

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Mees wins thriller at AFT H-D Sacramento Mile

Sacramento, Calif., May 19—The fabled history of the Harley-Davidson Sacramento Mile presented by Cycle Gear saw another outstanding entry added to its annals on Saturday night at Cal Expo Fairgrounds, with three of American Flat Track’s all-time greats taking center stage. Following an initial feeling-out stage in which a handful of AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines competitors made ...

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