A few friends in the UK were getting slightly irritated when last month's Daytona TT wouldn't stream on fanschoice.tv, causing them to miss the progress of young Brit, Oliver Brindley, who was making his debut in the AFT Singles class. We (that is developed nation, tech savvy, middle classes) get so used to technology so quickly, that something that would seem miraculous a few years ago, becomes common place, then taken for granted in mere months. I do it too, and probably wo
Flat track sensation Dalton Gauthier won the three opening rounds of the 2017 American Flat Track Singles championship, but has been stripped of the most recent win, at the Charlotte Half-Mile, and suspended after being caught breaking substance rules, by what we assume, was a drug-testing procedure. American flat track said this in their press release, 'On April 1, 2017, Gauthier was found to have violated Section B (AMA Pro Racing substance abuse policy) of the 2017 America
Sideburn’s editor, Gary Inman, interviewed Michael Lock, the CEO of American Flat Track, about his plans for fixing pro flat track. The interview lasted nearly 90 minutes, and was way too long to fit in Sideburn 27, but what was left over was too good to leave on the shelf, so we decided to publish the full thing on the website - find it in STORIES. It will be of interest to anyone with a love of, or investment in, flat track. There is the opportunity to leave a comment below
American Flat Track (formerly AMA Pro Racing) has announced its official schedule for 2017.
This is what I find interesting...
1. The first round is a TT at Daytona, within the enormous speedway on a Chris Carr designed track. Remember, the GNC1 (Pro, Experts, call them what you will depending on your age) will all be on TWINS!
2. The next round is a short track in Georgia, meaning there is no short track in Daytona.
3. Peoria is on. I'm most surprised about this. Ther