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ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING TEAM SIGNS LONG-TERM CONTRACT WITH STILEZ ROBERTSON BEGINNING IN 2020

September 21, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING TEAM SIGNS LONG-TERM CONTRACT WITH STILEZ ROBERTSON BEGINNING IN 2020

Husqvarna Motorcycles North America, Inc. is pleased to announce the long-term signing of Stilez Robertson, who is set to join the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team in 2020. Robertson will cap off his amateur […]

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BMW racer Ilya Mikhalchik is 2019 IDM champion

September 9, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BMW racer Ilya Mikhalchik is 2019 IDM champion

International German Championship: Ilya Mikhalchik is champion. The BMW Motorrad Motorsport family can celebrate its next 2019 season champion. Ilya Mikhalchik (UKR) wrapped up the successful defence of his title at the seventh, and penultimate, […]

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Bauman Closes on AFT Twins Title with Williams Grove Win

September 8, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Bauman Closes on AFT Twins Title with Williams Grove Win

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (September 7, 2019) – Briar Bauman (No. 14 Indian Motorcycle/Progressive Insurance FTR750) seized back the momentum with a timely victory in Saturday night’s Williams Grove Half-Mile presented by Appalachian Harley-Davidson in Mechanicsburg, Pa.   Bauman’s fifth […]

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Hometrack Heroes Ready to Shine at Williams Grove Half-Mile

September 8, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Hometrack Heroes Ready to Shine at Williams Grove Half-Mile

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 3, 2019) – American Flat Track will immediately follow up its titanic Springfield tripleheader with a stop at another of the sport’s hotbeds. This weekend the series arrives at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, […]

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Mees Stuns in Springfield Mile II Thriller

September 3, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Mees Stuns in Springfield Mile II Thriller

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 2, 2019) – Monday’s Springfield Mile II at the Illinois State Fairgrounds proved worth the wait, delivering what may be considered the most jaw-dropping AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines Main Event of the 2019 American Flat […]

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Springfield Mile II Rescheduled for September 2

September 2, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Springfield Mile II Rescheduled for September 2

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 1, 2019) – The 2019 Springfield Mile II scheduled to run on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds has been postponed due to overnight inclement weather and rescheduled for Monday, September 2, 2019.   On-track activity is […]

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Mees Overcomes Carver in Springfield Mile I Shootout

September 1, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Mees Overcomes Carver in Springfield Mile I Shootout

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 31, 2019) – Defending AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines Champion Jared Mees (No. 1 Indian Motorcycle/Progressive Insurance FTR750) made it three for three in Mile competition in 2019 American Flat Track competition with a last-corner victory in […]

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Gauthier Comes Up Huge with Springfield Short Track Triumph

August 31, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Gauthier Comes Up Huge with Springfield Short Track Triumph

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 30, 2019) – Championship hopeful Dalton Gauthier (No. 122 D&D Cycles/Gobert Smash Husqvarna FC450) scored a critical victory in Friday night’s Springfield Short Track to claim sole possession of the Roof Systems AFT Singles presented by […]

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YOSHIMURA SUZUKI & ELIAS WIN AT PITTSBURGH SUPERBIKE

August 27, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on YOSHIMURA SUZUKI & ELIAS WIN AT PITTSBURGH SUPERBIKE

Team Suzuki Press Office – August 26. Toni Elias: GSX-R1000 – 3-1 Josh Herrin: GSX-R1000 – 7-3  It was a great weekend for Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing at Pittsburgh Motorsports Race Complex as Toni Elias […]

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WEEKEND MOTORCYCLE RACING ACTION – AUGUST 24-25th

August 23, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on WEEKEND MOTORCYCLE RACING ACTION – AUGUST 24-25th

Team Suzuki Press Office – August 22.  The fourth weekend of August sees action from MotoGP™ in the UK plus AMA/ MotoAmerica Superbikes and AMA Motocross in America. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR is at Silverstone for round […]

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Briar Bauman Wins Battle of Brothers at 73rd Peoria TT

August 18, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Briar Bauman Wins Battle of Brothers at 73rd Peoria TT

PEORIA, Ill. (August 17, 2019) – Briar Bauman (No. 14 Indian Motorcycle/Progressive Insurance FTR750) took another big step toward claiming the 2019 AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines championship by winning Saturday’s 73rd Law Tigers Peoria TT presented by […]

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HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES CELEBRATE 100 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES

August 15, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES CELEBRATE 100 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES

59 years on from the brand’s first world championship success, Husqvarna Motorcycles celebrate 100 world titles in 2019 – 58 rider and 42 manufacturer titles earned across six different motorcycle disciplines. Highlighting the brand’s capabilities […]

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Who Will Reign in Wiles’ Absence at the 73rd Peoria TT?

August 14, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Who Will Reign in Wiles’ Absence at the 73rd Peoria TT?

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 13, 2019) – American Flat Track continues its jam-packed August with a trip to Peoria, Ill., for the 73rd running of the Law Tigers Peoria TT presented by Country Saloon this Saturday, August 17.   Among […]

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SUZUKI CELEBRATES MX ROOTS AT UNADILLA NATIONAL

August 14, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI CELEBRATES MX ROOTS AT UNADILLA NATIONAL

Team Suzuki Press Office – August 13. Alex Martin: 250 Class-7-10-7th Place Fredrik Noren: 450 Class-12-8-11th Place Kyle Peters: 250 Class-17-14-17th Place The JGRMX/ Yoshimura/ Suzuki Factory Racing Team travelled to the Unadilla circuit this […]

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Mees Strikes Back to Win Sacramento Mile

August 11, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Mees Strikes Back to Win Sacramento Mile

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 10, 2019) – Defending Champion Jared Mees (No. 1 Indian Motorcycle/Progressive Insurance FTR750) successfully rebounded from Tuesday’s Black Hills Half-Mile crash by defeating title rival Briar Bauman (No. 14 Indian Motorcycle/Progressive Insurance FTR750) in Saturday’s tense Law Tigers […]

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Labor Day Weekend in Springfield to Host Three-Race Roundup

July 23, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Labor Day Weekend in Springfield to Host Three-Race Roundup

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 22, 2019) – American Flat Track announced today its back-to-back-to-back racing extravaganza planned for Labor Day weekend.   AFT will take over the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ill. beginning with the Roof Systems AFT Singles presented by […]