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December 5, 2019

The new AMA Pro Racing rules for the 2020 American Flat Track season have been released and, as we predicted in back in October, the Dunlop DT4 is the new spec tyre, ending an era of the Goodyear Eagle/Dunlop DT3 that has existed s...

November 28, 2019

AFT has released their 18-round 2020 season. The Charlotte Half-Mile and Oklahoma City Mile are both back on the schedule, while the Arizona Super TT and Minnesota Mile are out. The Meadowlands Mile, which was heavily criticised fo...

November 28, 2019

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 sta...

November 15, 2019

American Flat Track had already announced that it planned to make airbag suits mandatory for its racers from 2020 before a spate of serious injuries blighted the final rounds of the 2019 season. It has been confirmed that all Super...

October 22, 2019

American Flat Track has announced the 2020 Daytona TT and Daytona 200 road race will be held on the same day - Saturday 14 March. 

Ago, Saarinen, Schwantz, Lawson, Rainey, Mann, Roberts, Romero, Nixon, Spencer, Hayden, Russell, Duha...

September 30, 2019

As a fan, and low-level amateur racer, the inherent danger of motorcycles, bike sport and flat track in particular has been like a constant dull ache for the past few months. Since the mid-point of the season it seems like every ot...

September 8, 2019

Further to the previous AFT SuperTwins post, American Flat Track released these FAQs and answers. 

Q: What do you say to those who feel that it’s the end of the ‘underdog’?

A: The elite class of the AFT series has evolved considerab...

September 8, 2019

When AFT announced their 2020 SuperTwins proposals it was taken by many as a fait accompli, whether that was intentional or not it was slightly clumsy and made many fans and even insiders feel that the decision for the 'Super 16' h...

September 4, 2019

So, it was supposed to be three nationals in three days, but it became four when rain on Saturday night into Sunday waterlogged the track. Fortunately, Monday is the US holiday of Labor Day, so the event was slid back one day. 

Agai...

September 1, 2019

So, the schedule caught up with me and I couldn't follow every race live. I missed the SacMile, but watched the Peoria TT after racing myself the same day, so I was just observing, not making notes. Briar was on it at Peoria, and t...

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