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Valerie Thompson Going To Australia With Team 7 Racing To Become The World’s Fastest Motorcycle Racer

It’s official! Racer Valerie Thompson with Team 7 Racing are heading to Australia to continue her quest to become the world’s fastest on motorcycle at the 28th Annual Speed Week competition at Lake Gairdner in Southern Australia March 12–19, 2018. Often referred to as “America’s Queen of Speed”, she has earned the famed “Red Hat” […]

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American Flat Track. All 2017 NBCSN Broadcasts Available For On-Demand Viewing.

Looking to re-experience the grit and bar-banging action of American Flat Track’s 2017 season? You can now watch all 18 NBCSN telecasts from the 2017 season on FansChoice.tv. Watch again as Indian Motorcycle’s Jared Mees wins 10 of 18 races and clinches the AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines title. Or watch Shayna Texter win […]

S&S Cycle Adds To Massive Flat Track Contingency Program

American Flat Track, the American’s original extreme sport, has never been so popular with spectators. The 2017 racing season was pretty amazing with the renewed rivalry between Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle and the financial and technical support of teams by major brands like S&S Cycle whose high performance exhaust were often seen on the podium […]

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Fast Motorcycle Industry News

A surge In The sale Of Its Bikes Abroad Pushed Triumph Profits Ahead by 50%. Triumph Sold 63,400 Motorcycles In 2017. The 9,400 it sold in the UK represents a record for the company, shrugs off the gloom in the British motorcycle trade where sales this year have fallen by 15 per cent and puts […]

Donnie Smith Show® Brings War of the Twins Indoor Flat Track Racing To Twin Cities

The Donnie Smith Motorcycle Show, the largest indoor custom bike. car and tattoo show in the Midwest, is bringing authentic Indoor Flat Track motorcycle racing back to the Twin Cities where the roots of the sport were born. For 13 seasons, from 1968 to 1980, the revered Minneapolis Armory hosted “The Indoors,”flat track racing that […]

Bigger. Better. Faster. Here’s A look At The All-New Track Design For The 2018 DAYTONA TT.

Thanks to a thorough track redesign by seven-time A.M.A. Grand National Champion Chris Carr and made possible by utilizing the NASCAR pit road at Daytona International Speedway as part of the racing surface, the 2018 DAYTONA TT race track will be bigger, better and significantly faster when American Flat Track launches the 2018 season on […]

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Harley-Davidson Posts Largest Contingency Package in American Flat Track History. $562,500 Payout To Privateer Riders.

Harley-Davidson announced today its 2018 American Flat Track Contingency Program totaling $562,500 – the largest contingency posting in the 65-year history of the sport. The contingency payouts are available exclusively to privateer riders mounted on either Harley-Davidson XG750R or XR750 machines. Of course, to be eligible to collect contingency payouts while competing riders are required to […]

American Flat Track Announces 2018 Schedule

The 2018 American Flat Track 18-race season will start with a bigger, better, faster Daytona TT pn March 15, 2018 and will end with a Finale to be held in the New York City Metro. America’s original extreme sport enters its 66th consecutive year of competition . In Daytona, inside the legendary tri-oval at the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

1989 Street Tracker Sportster

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 […]



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