Author Archives: Quick Throttle

Rookie Class of ’79 and Friends Named Official Charity of American Flat Track

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 15, 2018) – American Flat Track is proud to announce that AMA Pro Flat Track Rookie Class of ’79 and Friends is now the AFT series’ Official Charity Partner. For nearly a decade, Class of ’79 has played a critical role in providing injured competitors a helping hand in their time of greatest need. It has consistently lived up ...

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2018 Pro/Am Gunstock Hillclimb back at Progressive Laconia Motorcycle Week

Wednesday, June 13, 2018, Gilford, New Hampshire After an absence of several years, and a successful return last year, the AMA-sanctioned Pro/Am Gunstock Hillclimb is back for this year’s Laconia Motorcycle Week. Long a signature feature of America’s oldest Motorcycle Rally, the Hillclimb returns to the 70 meter, original ski jump at Gunstock. Although the climb was first sanctioned in ...

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Indian Motorcycle’s Scout FTR750 Secures Second Consecutive Podium Sweep

Wrecking Crew Riders Jared Mees, Brad Baker & Indian Motorcycle Privateer Henry Wiles. Finish 1-2-3 at Arizona Mile PHOENIX, AZ (MAY 14, 2018) – Indian Motorcycle Racing continued its dominance in American Flat Track, as Wrecking Crew riders Jared Mees, Brad Baker and Indian Motorcycle privateer Henry Wiles finish 1-2-3, respectively. The Arizona Mile marked consecutive races of an all-Indian Scout FTR750 ...

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Travis Pastrana To Jump An Indian Scout FTR750

Las Vegas, NV / May 14, 2018 – Nitro Circus and Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, announced today that Travis Pastrana will be jumping an Indian Scout FTR750 when he looks to pay tribute to Evel Knievel, the founding father of motorcycle stunts, and surpass America’s most iconic daredevil. “Evel Live”, an unprecedented three-hour live event premiering Sunday, July ...

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Ducati brings premium island experience to Laguna SECA for world superbike championship weekend

Scrambler 1100, New Rider Initiatives and Special Ticket Package Elevate the Welcoming Atmosphere of Ducati Island Mountain View, Calif. (May 14 2018) – From June 22-24, Ducati North America will bring the Ducati Island experience, one of Ducati’s largest fan events of the year, to Laguna Seca for the World Superbike Championship race weekend. Ducati Island is a place for ...

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AMA to name winners of Fast Brain Award and Nicky Hayden AMA Flat Track Horizon Award at the AMA Flat Track Grand Championship

Annual awards recognize character and scholastic achievement among youth and young adult flat track racers PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association will announce the winners of its Fast Brain Award and Nicky Hayden AMA Flat Track Horizon Award at the conclusion of the 2018 AMA Flat Track Grand Championship, which will be held in Springfield, Ill., May 29 to ...

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Federal Motorcycle Transport sponsors 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Swap Meet

Huge swap meet includes motorcycles and parts from more than 800 vendors PICKERINGTON, OHIO — Federal Motorcycle Transport is the title sponsor for the largest motorcycle swap meet in North America, to be held at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days July 6-8 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. “For vintage motorcycle enthusiasts, the AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Swap Meet ...

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The All-New Suzuki KingQuad ATV is Here!

Known for ATV leadership, Suzuki has taken its renowned KingQuad 750 and KingQuad 500 and engineered them to do even more Brea, CA (May 9, 2018) – Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (SMAI), the company that invented the four-wheel ATV, is proud to announce the new KingQuad 750 and KingQuad 500 ATVs. Building on Suzuki’s heritage of ATV leadership, these ...

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Sixth Annual FXR Show & Dyna Mixer Brings Friends Back to Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Aug. 5

Snap Fabrication’s Joe Mielke brings the custom culture charity event of the season back to the Buffalo Chip® CrossRoads to benefit LifeScape of South Dakota Sturgis, SD – The sixth annual FXR Show & Dyna Mixer is a unique social opportunity to hang out and talk motorcycles with friends while admiring what some consider the best-handling Harley-Davidsons ever manufactured. Over ...

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American Flat Track Anticipates First Mile Circuit of 2018 – the May 12th Arizona Mile

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 9, 2018) – It’s often said there’s nuthin’ like a Mile flat track race. And this Saturday at the Law Tigers Arizona Mile presented by Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson at the luxurious Turf Paradise raceway just north of Phoenix, the adage will be proven yet again with what promises to be some of the fastest, wildest and ...

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