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Indian Motorcycle Racing Announces 2019 American Flat Track Factory Team

Reigning Champion Jared Mees Returns, Welcomes Briar Bauman & Bronson Baumam to Indian Motorcycle Wrecking Crew Brad “The Bullet” Baker Joins Factory Team as Technical Advisor & Rider Coach MINNEAPOLIS (November 16, 2018) – Following a dominant 2018 season, where the Indian FTR750 won 17 of the 18 American Flat Track (AFT) races, Indian Motorcycle Racing today announced its 2019 ...

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Ducati To Show Nine New 2019 Motorcycles At Long Beach International Motorcycle Show

World’s Most Powerful Production Motorcycle, Ducati Panigale V4 R, to be unveiled for the first time on U.S. soil The Land of Joy will be onsite with all four new Scrambler Ducati models showcased along with the Scrambler 1100 Special and the Scrambler Sixty2 ‘Get into Gear’ experience for new riders The new Multistrada 1260 Enduro, Diavel 1260 S, XDiavel ...

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Indian Motorcycle Racing Statement Regarding American Flat Track Rule Changes for 2019 Season

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 15, 2018 – American Flat Track recently communicated a series of rule changes for 2019, designed to increase the competitive balance in the sport. Two of the three rule changes single out Indian Motorcycle and the FTR750, and one of the three unfairly handicaps Indian Motorcycle’s ability to compete. Indian Motorcycle developed a superior purpose-built race bike that ...

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Harley-Davidson Teams with Foo Fighters for Limited-Edition Merchandise

Collection Exclusively Available at Participating Harley-Davidson Dealerships Worldwide MILWAUKEE (Nov. 7, 2018) Harley-Davidson is pleased to announce the launch of a special collection in conjunction with the internationally-acclaimed rock band, Foo Fighters. Available in early November, the limited-edition line of men and women’s apparel will be sold exclusively at Harley-Davidson dealerships around the world. “We are excited to partner with ...

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Suzuki to Kick-Off IMS Tour with North American Debut of the KATANA

The Icon Returns at Long Beach along with Suzuki’s Full 2019 Model Lineup Brea, CA (November 15, 2018) – As one of the original exhibiting partners of the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows (IMS), Suzuki Motor of America (SMAI) is excited to return for all seven stops of the show’s 30th consecutive year, beginning with an exciting North American debut of ...

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American Flat Track Boosts AFT Production Twins Class to 11 Events in 2019

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 15, 2018) – American Flat Track confirmed today the details of its expansion of the AFT Production Twins division for the 2019 season. AFT Production Twins will compete at all Half-Mile and Mile tracks on the schedule – a total of eleven events – and will constitute a full-fledged championship class, complete with a #1 plate ...

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2018 FIM International Six Days of Enduro – Day Three

Australia pull clear as ISDE reaches halfway point Australia extend their lead at the close of day three of the FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) as the race in Chile reaches the midway point. Delivering another winning result, Australia further strengthen their advantage in the ninety-third edition of the FIM ISDE over the United States and Italy. Italy once ...

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Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines Team Closes Another Season Of Drag-Racing Excellence

Krawiec Defends His NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Title to the Final Round POMONA, Calif. (November 11, 2018) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines riders Ed Krawiec and Andrew Hines capped another successful season on the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series with a strong run in Pro Stock Motorcycle final eliminations at the 2018 Auto Club NHRA Finals in ...

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American Flat Track Welcomes Motorsports Veteran Joey Mancari as Chief Competition Officer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 13, 2018) – American Flat Track, the fastest growing sport on two wheels, continues to strengthen its series staff in preparation for its highly-anticipated 2019 season. The most recent addition is Joey Mancari, a seasoned motorsports professional who AFT welcomes as Chief Competition Officer. With over three decades of motorsports experience under his belt, Mancari most ...

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2018 FIM International Six Days of Enduro – Day Two

Day Two – Australia set the pace in Chile All change on day two of the FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) in Chile as Australia surge ahead in the FIM World Trophy competition. Pushing hard at the front of the field, Australia dramatically pull clear of the United States in second, with Italy now third. In the FIM Junior ...

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