August 6, 2019

This is getting daft. Sunday's race was delayed nearly two hours because of rain, so the first singles practice started at 11pm UK time. I saw the new schedule, watched singles Qualifying 1 (Q1), then set my alarm for 1am and slept...

July 5, 2019

This is a little bit later than usual for a couple of reasons, but I saw this race live in the flesh, having flown out to the Midwest and driven for hours on end to follow the fortunes of Red Torpedo-sponsored riders, Jared Mees an...

April 30, 2019

I'm going to keep splurging these top of the head reports if I watch the AFT races on Fanschoice. I had to get up early for a flight on Sunday morning, so I set my alarm for 3.30am to watch a bit before I left, then streamed it on...

March 24, 2019

As with the Daytona TT Thoughts, this is bullet point top of the head notions, hot reactions to AFT 2019 round 2 - Atlanta Short Track. 


  • In one heat race there is a crash at the fastest point of the track, just before th...

August 6, 2018

It seems like only TT races can throw up any kind of surprise in this era of Mees domination, and last night's rain-delayed Buffalo Chip TT did just that. 

Mees inherited the lead when early leader Briar Bauman crashed and took out...

July 2, 2018

If there was AFT one race I really wanted to attend this year it was Lima, unfortunately, I couldn't make it this season. Why Lima? Well, I've never been and it's one of the few cushion tracks left on the programme. But, what did w...

April 9, 2018

Despite the way I personally approach racing, it is a results-based business. So, let's get yesterday's top threes, from the rain-delayed AFT Atlanta Half-Mile, out of the way first. 

AFT Twins

1. Mees (Indian)

2. Coolbeth (India...

March 16, 2018

All week I have been kicking myself for not going to the Daytona TT, but there were reasons. Chiefly, it's on a Thursday. If you fly to the USA and don't stay a Saturday night the flights are hugely more expensive and I didn't have...

February 27, 2018

It was Anthony Brown, Mr DTRA, who, I think, first described an argument played out on Instagram as an insta-ding-dong. It was also Anthony who alerted me to an insta-ding-dong between two of the world's top flat track racers....

January 23, 2018

American Flat Track is not turning into a one-make series yet, but the latest news is ominous for other manufacturers competing in the 2018 series. 

On top of the the three rider official Indian 'Wrecking Crew' of Mees, Smith and Ba...

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