Author Archives: Quick Throttle

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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AFT to Introduce Medical Response Team in 2020

Full-time series doctor to step up rider safety for 2020. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 7, 2020) – As part of its enhanced safety efforts for 2020, American Flat Track proudly announced today the introduction of the AFT Medical Response Team (MRT), an expert team of athlete medical professionals that will be present at all rounds of the 2020 race season. A crucial part of AFT’s ...

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Royal Enfield Launches Slide School Presented by Moto Anatomy

Johnny Lewis to lead flat track training program MILWAUKEE, Wis (July 7, 2020) — American Flat Track racer Johnny Lewis will host Slide School presented by Royal Enfield, a multi-faceted flat track training program in 2020. Lewis will use a combination of Royal Enfield FT411 and a soon-to-be added FT 650 motorcycles as the primary training tools used in the curriculum. ...

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American Motorcyclist Association asks motorists, motorcyclists to use caution during Independence Day weekend

Road users urged to drive defensively, avoid distractions on holiday celebrating American freedom PICKERINGTON, Ohio — As communities across the nation prepare to celebrate U.S. Independence Day this coming weekend, the American Motorcyclist Association asks road users to exercise good judgment, operate their vehicles defensively and avoid distracted or impaired driving so everyone can enjoy a fun and safe July ...

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Soriano Motori Launches Revolutionary EV Motorcycle

100-year-old brand sets new bar for the future of motorcycles NEW YORK, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today the Soriano Group launches Soriano Motori Corp, a high performance EV motorcycle innovation, design, and cultural liaison for the next generation of riders, from a legacy brand of motorcycles originally founded in ’39.  The launch of SMC under the leadership of Marco Soriano will continue its family ...

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