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American Flat Track Strengthens Management Team

With an amazingly successful 2017 racing season behind it and the promise of more intense action, event popularity and dirt track growth for 2018, American Flat Track has bolstered its communication and event promotion efforts with key hires. Longtime motojournalist, racer and industry insider Mitch Boehm has been named Communications Director, effective immediately, while motorsports […]

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Roland Sands Presents Moto Beach Classic At Bolsa Chica (Huntington Beach, CA)

Tomorrow Saturday October 14, founder Roland Sands presents Moto Beach Classic, an event at the intersection of surf, moto and music. Roland has been dreaming about a beachfront moto event for years. Finally it’s going to happen tomorrow October 14. He has been given the keys to the kingdom at Bolsa Chica State Beach (Huntington […]

American Flat Track Names Sturgis Buffalo Chip Best Event of 2017

American Flat Track presented the Sturgis Buffalo Chip with a major new “Best Event of the Year” Award Sunday evening at the organization’s annual award banquet held in Temecula, CA. A monumental partnership between American Flat Track and the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® resulted in the epic, award-winning Buffalo Chip TT presented by Indian Motorcycle. The […]

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The Indian Scout FTR750, Flat Track’s Most Dominant Motorcycle, Now Available in 2018 with $350,000 In Performance Incentives

Indian Motorcycle Racing, which captured the 2017 American Flat Track Manufacturer’s Championship, is offering professional flat track race teams and privateers unmatched incentives to compete on its premier Scout FTR750 race bike. More than $350,000 in contingency is available for those who ride an Indian for 2018. The Scout FTR750 powered arguably the most dominant […]

2017 Biketoberfest. Sons Of Speed Races And Motorcycle Car Show On October 21 St.

In addition to the Billy Lane’s Sons Of Speed races at the New Smyrna Speedway, New Smyrna FL, spectators will be entertained for free on the parking lot with “Old Speed Show:, an exhibition of race and competition-based motorcycles, cars and trucks of all ages, as well as classic hand-crafted vehicles. The exhibition is free […]

2018 Daytona Flat Track Motorcycle Racing Tickets On Sale Now.

This year, with a renewed rivalry between Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycles, Flat Track Racing has risen from the dust. Today’s flat track racing new rules create maximum spectator enjoyment. There are a number of qualifying races in each class (Single and Twin ) that lead up to the 2 main events. The 2018 American Flat […]

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American Flat Track To Return To Daytona International Speedway’s Legendary Tri-Oval for the second annual DAYTONA TT on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

Following the sport’s hugely successful debut event inside the world’s only motorsports stadium this past March, American Flat Track will be back under the lights in 2018. Fans attending Bike Week At DAYTONA festivities can look forward to another action-packed evening as the top dirt track motorcycle racers in the world battle on a custom […]

Buffalo Chip TT American Flat Track Race Airs On NBC Sports Network This Evening Sept. 14 at 8 p.m.

It’s been a little over a month since the nation’s top racing athletes went handlebar to handlebar around the brand new track in the Buffalo Chip amphitheater during the inaugural Sturgis Buffalo Chip TT American Flat Track Races. Whether you were there on Aug. 6 to see it for yourself, or weren’t able to make […]

Jared Mees Takes the win And The Title At The Harley-Davidson Williams Grove Half-Mile

Jared Mees (No. 9 Indian Motorcycle Rogers Racing Scout FTR750) put on another masterclass performance to take the win and clinch the American Flat Track AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines crown two races early at the Harley-Davidson Williams Grove Half-Mile presented by Appalachian Harley-Davidson. After nearly a quarter-century absence, it was a welcome return […]

2017 Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials. Hiro Koiso Raced The Fastest Open Bike On The Salt

At the annual Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials AMA Land Speed Grand Championship, Hiro Koiso – builder and rider – set three new land speed records on a 2006 FXD-I based race bike. The JIMS 135″ TWIN-CAM engine was topped off with billet cylinder heads from T-Man Performance. A C1-R ProCharger was custom fit for assaulting the […]

World’s Fastest Female Motorcycle Racer To Attempt Third World Speed Record For Denis Manning Led Team “7” Racing

Valerie Thompson and American Motorcycle Association Hall Of Fame member Denis Manning return to the world’s fastest race course for the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials at the Salt Flats, August 26-31, on a mission to rewrite motorsports history by breaking the land speed record of 376.36 mph (605.69 km/h) with the famed Team “7” Streamliner […]

Flash News From 2017 Bonneville Speed Week

In Bonneville, Jay Allen from Jay Allen Racing performed the fastest pass in the class APS-PBG 2000 with a speed of 212.533 mmh. Next is Bonneville Speed Trials… In his efforts Jay Allen was supported by Chris Rivas V-Twin,nS&S Cycle, High Performance Lubricants, Pingel, Legend Suspension and World Wide Bearings.

The Indian Wrecking Crew & Scout FTR750 Obtain the 2017 AFT Manufacturer’s Championship. 11 Victories & 30 Total Podiums Through 14 Races.

After more than 60 years away from professional flat track racing, Indian Motorcycle has won the 2017 American Flat Track Manufacturer’s Championship after a second-place finish at the Peoria TT. Indian Wrecking Crew rider Jared Mees locked in the title for Indian Motorcycle with a strong second-place finish. Teammates Bryan Smith and Brad Baker finished […]

After hitting 191 mph in Bonneville On “Sprit Of Munro” Scout, Lee Munro Revs Up For 200 mph

50 years ago, in August 1967 New Zealander Burt Munro set a land speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats on a 1920 Indian Scout he modified himself and worked on for years. Munro’s 1967 record is unbeaten for the 1000cc motorcycle class at 184.087 mph (two-way average speed ) Great-grand-nephew Lee Munro is in […]

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The V-Twin industry is in racing mode and bikers are in a racing mood. From custom made motorcycles built in the spirit of the first wheel demons of the 1920’s and later to the current Factory Flat Track Machines, the highly competitive, adreline-fueled American Flat Track sport is attracting new fans every day. Building for […]

Jared Mees On Indian Motorcycle Unbeatable At The Harley-Davidson Black Hills Half-Mile

AFT Twins. Jared Mees took another important step toward the 2017 American Flat Track championship with a victorious performance in Tuesday night’s Harley-Davidson Black Hills Half-Mile in Rapid City, S.D.The AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines points leader saw a two-plus second advantage wiped clean when a red flag momentarily halted the action just […]

Inaugural Sturgis Buffalo Chip TT Presented by Indian Motorcycle

Sunday evening, front of of a massive crowd of Sturgis rally goers it was am electric atmosphere at the new Buffalo Chip track for Round 13 of the 2017 American Flat Track Championship. The AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines Main event was a most unpredictable affair, featuring three red flags, an all-but certain […]

Jared Mees On Indian Bags Another Win At The Harley-Davidson Calistoga Half-Mile

The three-week summer break between American Flat Track rounds did nothing to cool off the red hot Jared Mees. He ultimately cruised to a 3.571-second margin of victory, sailing by the checkered flag in a one-handed wheelie. The three-time Grand National Champion now boasts an 18-point championship advantage and has clearly turned the tide of […]

Indian Motorcycle Sets Three Land Speed Records At El Mirage California

According to the Southern California Timing Association (SCTAI) Indian Motorcycle has set three new land speed records,) at El Mirage, California. Indian was out at El Mirage with three machines – a 2015 Chief Classic, a 2015 Indian Scout and the 2017 Spirit of Munro Scout. Two Indian Motorcycle technicians and Burt Munro’s great nephew, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]



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