Royal Enfield has again allowed Sideburn to debut another in their short film series following the journey of the MotoAnatomy x Royal Enfield American Flat Track race team. After the highs of successful debut at Williams Grove, PA, the team travelled to the Devil's Bowl Speedway, Texas, for two more rounds on a sticky, banked half-mile. Watch the film to see what happened. The team are not competing this weekend's races in Atlanta, but Royal Enfield will be their the Build. T
There's another double-header this weekend, at the Devil's Bowl, Texas, a high-banked clay oval. One of the talking points of the event is that it is the home race of one of the sponsors. Not one of the racers, as is normally spoken about, but the sponsor Roof Systems. AFT say the company is 'not only the title sponsor of the doubleheader but also a key backer of nearly twenty riders spread across the three classes.' The importance of this one sponsor cannot be underestimated
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. '
This amateur film from the 1983 GNC season opener is something else. It was filmed by a friend or family member of local Texan Terry Poovey. Poovey was national number 18 from 1977 to 2007! The factory Honda rider, Poovey is the star of the show and his ride in the main has to be seen to be believed. The film shows his qualifying race, a semi, I think, for the main. Back then the classes were stacked with talent. In Poovey's qualifier is Kenny Roberts, a rider many regards as