Author Archives: Quick Throttle

All-New Suzuki MX-Tuner 2.0 Performance Tuning System

Brea, CA (August 4, 2020) Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. introduces the all-new MX-Tuner 2.0 performance tuning system for the Suzuki RM-Z450 and RM-Z250. This premium technology allows the rider to tune their RM-Z for different track or riding conditions, keep important maintenance logs, and monitor the engine functions of the RM-Z in real time using an easy-to-use downloadable application for ...

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Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Launches Spray Your Way Design Contest

Winning design will be featured on 1,000 special edition SATA® X5500 spray guns in 2021 CLEVELAND (August 4, 2020) – Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes and SATA, a leading spray gun manufacturer based in Kornwestheim, Germany, have teamed up to host the Spray Your Way Contest based on the SATA Custom Design Gun Configurator. The contest invites participants to submit their original, unique ...

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AFT Returns to Legendary Indy Mile During Indianapolis 500 Weekend

Indy Mile doubleheader to run Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 3, 2020) – On the heels of its long-awaited season opener, American Flat Track makes the exciting announcement of its return to the legendary Indy Mile at The Indiana State Fairgrounds and Event Center for a doubleheader event on Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22 – the same weekend as one ...

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ROAD TEST: 2020 Indian Roadmaster Elite

The bike for that long trip Story by Ray Seidel The Indian Roadmaster Elite is at the top of the food chain for Indian Motorcycle; and since it is their TOURING bike, rather than take it out for day rides from time to time for a review, I figured let’s actually USE it as a touring bike for a number ...

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Vance & Hines Creating a Surge of Horsepower at Sturgis 80th Rally

Santa Fe Springs CA – July 30, 2020 – Vance & Hines, the powersports industry’s premier manufacturer of exhaust systems, is taking on the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally with a passion, and a bigger toolbox than ever before. The company will have displays in two locations, in the City of Sturgis at J&P Cycles and in Rapid City at Black Hills Harley-Davidson. ...

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Sturgis Buffalo Chip Adds More Events and Entertainment Acts to 2020 Lineup

More races, stunts, contests and entertainment acts join an already stacked lineup of events at the Best Party Anywhere®   Sturgis SD (July 22, 2020): The Sturgis Buffalo Chip has added even more events for rally-goers seeking the ultimate Sturgis experience. Brand-new events along with yearly staples will be joining the impressive Buffalo Chip lineup for 2020 including white-knuckle races, exhilarating stunt shows ...

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Indian Motorcycle Racing Sweeps American Flat Track Opening Weekend Doubleheader

Jared “the Jammer” Mees Unequivocally Takes First Place in Both Races, Earns 50th Career Win; Indian FTR750 Factory & Privateer Riders Sweep Back-to-Back Podiums BARBERVILLE, FL (July 20, 2020) – Indian Motorcycle Racing, presented by Progressive Motorcycle Insurance, kicked off American Flat Track’s 2020 opening weekend in commanding style – earning back-to-back podium sweeps.  As the sport’s premier race bike, the Indian ...

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15 Automotive Teachers, Teacher Teams Named Finalists for $1 Million in Prizes from Harbor Freight Tools for Schools

CALABASAS, Calif.—Fifteen automotive teachers and teacher teams from across the country were named finalists for the 2020 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. The teachers and their high school skilled trades programs are in the running for a share of $1 million in total cash awards. The automotive teachers make up nearly one third of the 50 ...

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Mees Turns 50 With Volusia Half-Mile Double

AFT Singles steal the show with knockout Main Event battle. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 18, 2020) – Five-time Grand National Champion Jared Mees (No. 9 Indian Motorcycle/Progressive Insurance FTR750) notched up the 50th premier-class victory of his American Flat Track career with a second dominant win at Barberville, Florida’s Volusia Speedway Park in Saturday’s Volusia Half-Mile II presented by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys. The “50” that ...

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Muc-Off Signs Ducati Motogp Rider

MUC-OFF ANNOUNCES SPONSORSHIP OF DUCATI MOTOGP RIDER ANDREA DOVIZIOSO Muc-Off, the leading motorcycle, bicycle and athlete performance brand, announces the signing of MotoGP Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso. Andrea Dovizioso is set for the season restart at this weekend’s MotoGP at Jerez.  Dovi sits amongst a rare breed of elite riders and combines determination, flair and experience that makes him a ...

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