The 2021 AFT title ended with more drama than anyone ordered, and with the established stars adding to their tally of titles. First, Friday's schedule was brought forward from an evening racing to an early afternoon start in an effort to out-run an incoming band of rain, but it wasn't enough and Friday was eventually postponed, until Saturday. When it got going, AFT Singles served up the battle between Max Whale and 2020 AFT Singles champ, Dallas Daniels. Whale won a tight ra
Weather permitting, there are a maximum of three rounds remaining of 2021 AFT season, and it's still all to race for in at least two of the classes. There was all kinds of controversy at the previous round, the Springfield Mile. In the Singles, Dallas Daniels was awarded a win, without crossing the finish line, when he was in a collision with Honda' Trevor Brunner, and a red flag caused the race to conclude. Daniels backed it up with another win, and leapfrogged Max Whale to
Today and tomorrow see the first mile races of the 2021 AFT season, and it's back to the Remington Park horse track, Oklahoma City, for the first time since 2018. Last time AFT raced on this cushion mile the top three in the Twins class was: 1. Mees, 2. Wiles, 3. Smith. This time Mees is in contention again, and, hopefully recovered from recent injury, while Henry Wiles is now in the Singles class, on a Honda 450, and Bryan Smith is making his first appearance of the season.
After a seven-week break, the 2021 American Flat Track season resumes this weekend with the Atlanta Super TT. The track is part-asphalt, part-dirt, like the Daytona TT from previous seasons, and formed on the Atlanta Speedway NASCAR track. I’ve never been the biggest fan of TTs, but I think I’m in the minority of dirt track fans on that subject, and I must also admit this track layout isn’t doing much to win me over, but the sub-plots of this weekend are intriguing. SUB-PLOT