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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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,’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 […]

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