Tag Archives: American Flat Track

Mees Leads Charge to Hometown Crowd at Williams Grove

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 8, 2020) – A number of the world’s elite dirt trackers are heading home this weekend, as American Flat Track powers into flat track hotbed Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, for the Williams Grove Half-Mile I & II. The added motivation of performing in front of the home fans couldn’t come at a better time with the series just days removed from an ...

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Mees Triumphant In Springfield Mile II Thriller

“The Rocket” Rispoli further extends AFT Production Twins points lead. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 6, 2020) – American Flat Track superstar Jared Mees (No. 9 Indian Motorcycle/Progressive Insurance FTR750) added to his burgeoning Mile legend with a triumphant ride in Sunday’s thrilling Springfield Mile II presented by Memphis Shades at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois. Almost from the start, the AFT SuperTwins presented by Vance & ...

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Action-Packed Labor Day Weekend Ahead with American Flat Track Springfield Mile Doubleheader

AFT Singles to run double Mains at Friday’s Springfield Short Track DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 31, 2020) – American Flat Track heads to the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois, for the world’s greatest annual celebration of two-wheeled dirt track motorsport. This year’s edition is destined to be even more dazzling than usual for what’s widely considered the sport’s crown jewel. On ...

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Springfield Mile Weekend Brings Four Days of Racing to Illinois Capital

Springfield Short Track and Springfield Mile to run at Illinois State Fairgrounds SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 12, 2020) – American Flat Track and Kiesow Racing are geared up for a dirt track racing marathon at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in the form of a multi-day Springfield AFT extravaganza this upcoming Labor Day weekend. The traditional Thursday night amateur racing of the Steve Nace All-Star series ...

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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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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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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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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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KICKER Audio Named Official Sound System of American Flat Track

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 22, 2020) – American Flat Track proudly announced today the forging of a new partnership with KICKER Performance Audio naming the industry leader in cutting edge audio products the Official Sound System of American Flat Track. Starting nearly 50 years ago as a two-man operation specializing in professional systems, KICKER has evolved into the benchmark for ...

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American Flat Track Announces Updated 2020 Race Schedule

18 races over 9 doubleheader weekends on tap for America’s Original Extreme Sport DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 22, 2020) – American Flat Track announced today a relaunch of its 2020 race schedule featuring doubleheader race weekends and kicking off on July 17 and 18 with the Volusia Half-Mile at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla. The revised schedule features 18 ...

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