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“King Henry” Wiles reigns again at Peoria TT

Peoria, Ill., Aug. 18—Long live the King of Peoria! “King Henry” Wiles (No. 17 Bandit Industries/Wilco Racing/Willy Built Kawasaki Ninja 650) extended his reign in Saturday’s 72nd annual Peoria TT presented by The Country Saloon by claiming an astonishing 14th consecutive victory in the prestigious and legendary race. Wiles was certainly forced to earn it on Saturday. In the race’s ...

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Indian Motorcycle Racing wins Manufacturer’s Championship for second consecutive season

Wrecking Crew rider Jared Mees secures 10th win of season; Indian Scout FTR750 sweeps top 12 at Black Hills Half-Mile Rapid City, S.D., Aug. 8—In its second season of American Flat Track competition, Indian Motorcycle Racing has secured consecutive Manufacturer’s Championships. At the forefront of the championship season is Wrecking Crew rider Jared Mees, who returned to the top of the ...

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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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Indian Motorcycle announces demo rides, thrill shows and more at 2018 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Indian’s Flat Track Wrecking Crew & Hooligan Race highlight the week’s top entertainment during the 77th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 1—Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced an exciting schedule of events during the 2018 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Indian Motorcycle will offer riders demo rides on 2018 models, adrenaline-charged thrill shows, two nights of American Flat Track ...

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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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Jared Mees just keeps on winning at X Games Minneapolis

Takes second career gold in Harley-Davidson Flat Track competition; Briar Bauman and Jake Johnson finish 2-3, gain first-ever X Games medals Minneapolis, Minn., July 22—When it rains it pours, they say, and for Jared Mees the wins just keep pouring in. The latest in a now-formidable collection of victories this season—nine of 11 so far in 2018 American Flat Track ...

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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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