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American Flat Track. Indian Motorcycle Jared Mees Bounces Back To Retake Points Lead

American Flat Track was back in action following a two-week hiatus for the Rolling Wheels Half-Mile presented by Old Carriage House Apartments, and it was a long two weeks indeed for Jared Mees. Last time out, at the Lima Half-Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle, Mees failed to make the Main Event — a race he […]

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Spirit of Sturgis Antique Motorcycle Races on Historic Sturgis Half-Mile Aug. 7

The organizers of the Spirit of Sturgis Vintage Motorcycle Festival are excited to announce the second annual antique motorcycle races during the 77th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Antique motorcycles are set to race August 7 at the Historic Sturgis Half Mile Race Track in Sturgis, SD Pappy Hoel, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally’s forefather, will have his […]

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Vice President Pence May Address The Motorcycle Industry At AIMExpo In September. It helps that VP Pence is an avid motorcyclist who recently has been seen astride his Harley-Davidson. He even just named his new dog ‘Harley’. And it was national news when Harley-Davidson’s executive team had been invited to the White House in January, […]

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Why Is The World’s Fastest Motorcycle Bound For Bolivia?

For six years the TOP 1 ACK ATTACK team has returned to the legendary Bonneville Salt Flats hoping to exceed their own land speed record of 376.363 mph (605.697 km/h), and for six years they have seen the salt flooded and shrinking. If the builder Mike Akatiff and pilot Rocky Robinson were going to reset […]

NBC Sports To Televise 18 Flat Track Races Throughout This Summer And Fall.

“Pro flat track is the one of the world’s most intense forms of motorcycle racing, but the incredible racing is just the tip of the iceberg,” said Michael Lock, CEO of American Flat Track. “The story of American Flat Track is rich with history and the sport has personalities that are true American heroes. Over […]

Indian Motorcycle Racing Crew To Make X Games Debut On July 13

After 6 decades without racing, Indian Motorcycle made this year a very successful return to Flat Track Racing. And now the Indian Motorcycle crew announces it will make its X Games debut in Minneapolis on July 13. Legendary Road Racer Larry Pegram will Join Jared Mees, Bryan Smith & Brad Baker aboard the Indian Scout […]

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American Flat Track. Indian Motorcycle Jared Mees Takes His Second Straight Win At The OKC Mile

American Flat Track’s return visit to the OKC Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle in Oklahoma City, Okla., lived up to every bit of the hype on Saturday night June 17 at Remington Park. Despite being presented with every opportunity to ease up in the intense heat and accept a safe runner-up result to claim sole […]

Harley-Davidson To Debut All-New Street Rod-Inspired Drag Bikes For NHRA Nationals

The Harley-Davidson® Street Rod™ will hit the drag strip this weekend when the Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines drag racing team debuts all-new Street Rod-inspired bodywork for its Pro Stock Motorcycle competition bikes at the NHRA Summer Nationals, June 8-11, in Englishtown, N.J. Powered by the liquid-cooled High Output Revolution X 750 engine with suspension […]

Flat Track Racing. Indian Motorcycle Racing And The Scout FTR750 Remain Undefeated After 7 Races.

Jared Mees’ first place finish now ties him with fellow Indian rider Bryan Smith at the top of the points pole with 152 apiece, and continues Indian’s streak of securing at least two podium placements in each race this season. The Scout FTR750 and Indian Wrecking Crew proved resilient during the first race in which Indian […]

American Flat Track Twins At The Illinois State Fairgrounds. Bryan Smith Pulled Off A 3rd Successive Mile Miracle Aboard His Indian Scout FTR750.

The victory was the defending Grand National Champion’s fourth race win in a row overall, making him just the fifth rider in series history to accomplish that feat. It certainly did not come easily on Saturday afternoon. Smith hoped to make an escape at the start, building up more than a half-second advantage early on […]

Indian Wrecking Crew Continues To Dominate The 2017 American Flat Track Championship

Yesterday evening, leading the charge around Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Arizona was reigning Grand National Champion Bryan Smith. Smith drew upon every last ounce of his trademark Mile magic to position his No. 1 Indian Motorcycle Racing backed by Allstate Scout FTR750 ahead of the identical No. 6 Indian Scout FTR750 of Brad Baker at the checkered flag […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip®’s Moto Stampede® Race Series Expands Diverse Schedule Of Races

Adding days of racing is always good. The Sturgis epicenter of rally events adds multiple days of racing action at the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling. Six of the motorcycle and music festival’s nine days offers thrilling racing from American Flat Track and RSD Super Hooligan to street drags, Dirt Riot Off-Road, and AMA Supermoto. […]

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Flat Track TT Record attendance At Season Opener In Daytona Beach. The purpose-built TT course created inside the Daytona Speedway created a new atmosphere for the sport. More than 9000 spectators paid a ticket to attend the event live. Online, FansChoice.tv’s got the largest audience for a flat track event since the inception of the […]

AMA Supermoto Racing At Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Moto Stampede

This coming august, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip will become the epicenter of rally racing. AMA Supermoto, a high-energy race hybrid, will bring Sturgis Buffalo Chip® campers face to face with the ultimate “through-the-streets” style racing on Friday, Aug. 11 and Saturday, Aug. 12. Spectators watching in both the amphitheater and at surrounding campsites will be able to […]

AMA Pro Racing Mourns The Loss Of Jamison Minor

AMA Pro Racing is deeply saddened by the tragic passing of American Flat Track competitor Jamison Minor (21) and extends heartfelt condolences to his family. Minor, a New Hampshire native, was involved in a multi-bike accident on the first lap of the AFT Singles race during Saturday’s event in Charlotte. Emergency medical personnel were on […]

Indian Motorcycle Wins Third Straight In Harley-Davidson Charlotte Half-Mile

Yesterday evening, April st 2017, defending American Flat Track Grand National Champion Bryan Smith scored his first victory of the season in the AFT Twins class presented by Vance & Hines on Saturday evening at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It was a dominant win for Smith (No. 1 Indian Motorcycle backed by […]

Atlanta Flat Track Racing. A three-Way Indian Motorcycle Podium.

One week after giving Indian Motorcycle its historic first victory in American Flat Track competition at Daytona International Speedway, Jared Mees on his Indian Scout FTR750 made it two in a row Saturday evening March 25, 2017 with his win at the Atlanta Short Track presented by Indian Motorcycle. The three-time Grand National Champion was […]

Inaugural Billy Lane’s Sons of Speed Vintage Motorcycle Race

The passion of custom builder and organizer Billy Lane for early 20th-century board-track racing. Add 20 friends sharing the same enthusiasm for pre-1925 1000cc American V-Twin engines. Reserve the New Smyrna Speedway’s half-mile, paved, banked racetrack ready to welcome these 20 antique motorcycle racers. The result is one of the most interesting and followed events of […]

The Two Best American Flat Track Racing Teams Clash In Daytona. Indian Won The First Round Against Harley-Davidson.

On Thursday evening Match 16, the season-opening Daytona TT flat track races kicked off the 2017 season and featured the return, after a 64-year hiatus, of Indian Motorcycle against Harley-Davidson. Around the all-new Daytona TT track designed by 7 times AMA Grand National Champion Chris Carr built inside the International Speedway, crowds were excited at […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip® to Give Away Indian Scout Sixty Customized by Roland Sands and Carey Hart

Creative motorcycle madmen Roland Sands and Carey Hart are molding identical 2017 Indian Scout Sixty motorcycles into wicked racing machines for the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Moto Stampede Bike Giveaway. Before being given to two fans on the Chip’s Wolfman Jack Main Stage these two hooligan race bikes, known as the “Evil Twins,” will face off […]

2017 Daytona Bike Week. Season Opening American Flat Track Racing. Indian Motorcycle’s Wrecking Crew Is Back On The Scout FTR750.

If you are in Daytona, please go. I will see you there. If you are not, NBC Sport (NBCSN) will air the races in a one-hour, tape-delayed telecasts on Thursday night March 16 and on all Thursday nights throughout all 18 rounds of the 2017 season.

Do You Want To Become An Amateur Or Professional Triumph Racer?

Triumph Motorcycles America just revealed it’s 2017 Racer Support Program, offering riders the opportunity to purchase a Daytona 675R at a reduced price for participation in any national amateur or professionally sanctioned race series. The Triumph Racer Support Program offers Daytona 675Rs available for purchase at $10,000. With the purchase of a motorcycle through this […]

Harley Versus Indian. In 2017 Enjoy The American Rivalry And The Flat Track Experience.

The DAYTONA TT will mark the dawning of a new era for America’s most historic form of motorcycle racing, and the “World Center of Racing” will serve as the first battleground for the great American war between Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycles in 2017. The launch of online ticketing makes it much easier to plan for […]

Breaking News. Indian Scout FTR750 Flat Track Race Bike Now available For Purchase. MSRP $50,000.

Last Year at the the 76th Sturgis Rally Indian Motorcycle celebrated the historic return of Indian to professional racing with the unveiled of the Scout FTR750 Flat-Track Racer. This FT750 is now available for purchase for the 2017 American Flat Track season. If you like to buy one, stop by your nearest Indian Motorcycle dealership. […]

Valerie Thompson Named First Female Member Of Bonneville 200 MPH Club Board of Directors

Professional Motorcycle Driver & Team Owner Valerie Thompson, the world Fastest Female Motorcycle Racer was appointed to the prestigious Bonneville 200 MPH Club board of directors during their recent meeting at the National Hot Rod Association Museum in Pomona California. Thompson is a seven-time land speed record holder, team owner/driver and member of six different […]

Daytona Bike Week. Inaugural Sons Of Speed Vintage Motorcycle Race. March 17-18.

Last October, due to the damage caused to the New Smyrna Speedway by Hurricane Matthew, the inaugural Sons of Speed vintage motorcycle racing had to be postponed. The event is now scheduled during Daytona Bike Week with practice on Friday March 17 and racing on March 18. Imagined by Billy Lane, Sons of Speed is […]



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