American Flat Track are filling in the gaps of their rescheduled 2020 season and more details have been released. When AFT announced their post-Covid 2020 season there were three TBC dates. The first of those has been confirmed: the Texas double-header, the Dallas Half-Mile I and II is going to be held at the Devil's Bowl in Mesquite, reportedly 20 minutes from downtown Dallas, so it's in keeping with AFT's desire to have more races near major cities to draw new fans out. '
Cory Texter is not only the 2019 AFT Production Twins champion, Sideburn columnist and podcaster, he's a total flat track nerd. Who better to recommend flat track race highlights on YouTube to watch? The Daytona Short Track in 2002 was nothing short of epic. Flat track was in a weird transitional period at that time. Many of the top riders were still riding Rotax-powered racebikes, but the emergence of the motocross-framed DTX bikes were being put in production as seen with J
At a recent American Flat Track (AFT) advisory group meeting* a radical change for the future of the sport was tabled and discussed. The idea is for the current Twins class to be renamed Super Twins and to be a 'closed shop' for 16 'star' riders, who will have guaranteed entry to the main at every round. The idea is to promote a roster of stars the series can promote and then guarantee (barring injury), that if a fan turns up to see Brandon Robinson, that he's going to be in
Despite living in a Formula 1-mad country I've never watched an F1 race all the way through. I've watched the first few laps now and then, perhaps five times in 40 years. Compare that to GP or WSB races I've watched (hundreds) or soccer matches (thousands). Why? There's no overtaking. Races are won or lost on 'fuel strategy'. Ugh... I'd rather listen to cricket on the radio that watch F1 in full Technicolor. Or so I thought. I was having my haircut at the local barbers (£10,