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HCRR Racing / Ben Evans Racing to Debut Two-Rider

AFT SuperTwins Team

3 time 2019 winner Robinson and No. 12 Maloney to team up on FTR750s


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 14, 2020) – HCRR Racing / Ben Evans Racing, backed by Roof Systems of Dallas, Texas, announced today its premiere in the AFT SuperTwins class with seasoned riders Brandon Robinson and Jay Maloney piloting its FTR750 machinery.
"I could not be more excited to join AFT as a team owner in 2020," said Jim Hudson, Team Owner of HCRR Racing. "We've joined forces with Ben Evans Racing and Roof Systems of Dallas, Texas and between all of the talent we've got, we are confident we can win at every event. I've been a fan of flat track racing my entire life, so this is a dream come true for me."
Known as one of the most consistent riders on the circuit, Robinson started 2019 - his inaugural year on the championship-winning FTR750 - with three wins at the Atlanta Short Track, Texas Half-Mile and So-Cal Half-Mile.
"I am pumped about the 2020 season," said Robinson. "I couldn't be more grateful for the opportunity. Riding for HCRR Racing and Ben Evans Racing with help from Roof Systems gives me the resources to be a real challenger for the SuperTwins championship."
Earning his national number in 2014, Maloney has been competing in AFT's premier class as both a rider and team owner for five years. His addition to the HCRR roster for 2020 will enable him to focus on his performance on the racetrack.
"I am extremely excited to be involved with HCRR Racing and Ben Evans Racing in 2020," said Maloney. "The past few years I have been putting in a lot of work running my own program. I was driving, working on bikes and worrying about setting up programs for the following season. Being a part of a team like HCRR backed by Roof Systems means I can focus on the task-at-hand: strong Main finishes. It is going to be a great year for us in the SuperTwins class."
"We are very excited about all of the SuperTwins riders we are supporting," said Jerry Stinchfield, CEO and Team Owner of Roof Systems of Dallas, Texas. "Brandon is one of the strongest riders out there - he got three wins last season, and Jay is a seasoned vet. These two, plus Price and Bromley on the Roof Systems team will really give those other guys a run for their money at every track."
Tickets for the first-ever Bike Week Saturday of Speed doubleheader - DAYTONA 200 and DAYTONA TT - at the legendary Daytona International Speedway are on sale now. Watch both historic motorcycle racing events during Bike Week at DAYTONA for just $35 when you purchase an advance General Admission ticket online. Get yours at www.americanflattrack.com.




Latus Motors Racing Recruits Rispoli for AFT Production Twins
Former Grand National Champion Joe Kopp to serve as Team Manager


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 13, 2020) – Latus Motors Racing is set to return to the American Flat Track scene in a major way with the announcement the team has signed James “The Rocket” Rispoli to contest the 2020 AFT Production Twins championship aboard a Harley-Davidson XG750R.
The 28-year-old Rispoli is coming off an impressive 2019 season in which he seamlessly returned to his dirt track roots following a decade chasing roadracing wins and championships on both sides of the Atlantic.
Last season, Rispoli scored four podiums in AFT Production Twins action, ultimately finishing sixth in the championship, despite missing the opening round of the title fight. The performance served as a strong reminder of the fan favorite’s natural flat track skills, which he’d previously leveraged to take second overall in the 2009 AFT Singles standings.
Gladstone, Oregon-based Latus Motors Racing has a long association with American Flat Track racing. In the mid-2000s, Latus Motors garnered numerous race wins and top-three championship finishes while serving as the title sponsor for the 2000 Grand National Champion Joe Kopp. Subsequently, Latus and Kopp formed an inhouse Triumph-based effort that finished on the podium in the premier class of American Flat Track racing as recently as 2015.
Like Rispoli, Latus Motors Racing branched out into other forms of motorcycle sport to remarkable results. The team established itself a serious contender on multiple makes and in multiple series, including taking a dramatic triumph in the prestigious DAYTONA 200 in 2011.
Team owner George Latus, said, “I was involved in flat track for a lot of years, and more recently we were heavily involved in roadracing. We kind of put a hold on things for a couple of years, but we saw the direction American Flat Track was going, and it’s moving forward in a very positive way. We were looking to get back into it and recognized the potential of the Harley-Davidson XG750R and the Production Twins class as the perfect way to do that.
“I’ve raced against James for many years. He’s got a great attitude, and he’s a terrific competitor. I’m excited to have the opportunity to work with him.”
Team Manager Kopp said, “One of the big benefits James brings to our program is the electronics knowledge he gained last year helping Vance & Hines to tune the bikes. The way the sport is going, you have to some comfort playing with that stuff, and he’s definitely on top of that more than just about any rider that I know out there. That’s going to be huge.
“We’re excited. We’re going to come out swinging, and I think we’re going to surprise some people for sure with the Harley out there.”
Rispoli said, “I couldn't be happier with the opportunity to race the XG750R for Latus Motors Racing. My relationship with Mr. Latus goes back a decade when we first discussed the possibility of me riding for his road race team. I've raced against his teams for a long time, so I'm very familiar with exactly how well prepared his team is and how serious they are about winning. I'm also thrilled to be working with Joe. I have a huge amount of respect for him, and I was extremely excited when he gave me a call and told me he was looking forward to working with me too.
“Last year's experience riding and developing the XG750R makes me confident we can fight for wins and the title the 2020. I've reunited with personal trainer Richie Perperian -- who helped me win two AMA Pro SuperSport championships -- to make sure I take maximum advantage of this awesome opportunity. We're already off and rolling.”
Tickets for the first-ever doubleheader - DAYTONA 200 and DAYTONA TT - at the legendary Daytona International Speedway are on sale now. Watch both historic motorcycle racing events during Bike Week at DAYTONA for just $35 when you purchase an advance General Admission ticket online. Get yours at www.americanflattrack.com.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 10, 2020) – American Flat Track is pleased to announce its list of teams and riders for the inaugural year of AFT SuperTwins competition.
The most recent evolution in its revitalization of the sport of professional flat track, the AFT SuperTwins class represents a unity of the elite teams and most-skilled athletes who compete at every round of AFT competition.
At every event eighteen of the top riders in the sport will grid up for the AFT SuperTwins Main Event, allowing fans to closely follow their favorite athletes week after week.
The list of teams selected for competition in the 2020 AFT SuperTwins class is as follows:
1    BriggsAuto.com Racing - Davis Fisher - #67 Indian FTR750

2    Coolbeth-Nila Racing - Sammy Halbert - #69 Indian FTR750

3    Estenson Racing - JD Beach - #95 Yamaha MT-07 DT

4    Estenson Racing - Kolby Carlile - #36 Yamaha MT-07 DT

5    Harley-Davidson / Vance & Hines - Dalton Gauthier - #79 Harley-Davidson XG750R

6    Harley-Davidson / Vance & Hines - Jarod Vanderkooi - #20 Harley-Davidson XG750R

7    HCRR Racing / Ben Evans Racing - Jay Maloney - #12 Indian FTR750

8    HCRR Racing / Ben Evans Racing - Brandon Robinson - #44 Indian FTR750

9    Indian Motorcycle - Briar Bauman - #1 Indian FTR750

10  Indian Motorcycle - Bronson Bauman - #37 Indian FTR750

11  Indian Motorcycle / Rogers Racing - Jared Mees - #9 Indian FTR750

12  RJ Performance Racing - Robert Pearson - #27 Indian FTR750

13  Roof Systems of Dallas, Texas - Dan Bromley - #62 Indian FTR750

14  Roof Systems of Dallas, Texas -  Brandon Price - #92 Indian FTR750

15  Vance & Hines / Howerton Motorsports - Bryan Smith - #4 Harley-Davidson XG750R


The following teams have been approved as Wildcard Teams for 2020 competition. A limited number of entries remain. For more information on entering as a Wildcard Team, visit www.amaproracing.com.


      16. Happy Trail Racing - Jeffrey Carver, Jr. - #23 Indian FTR750

      17. Larry Pegram Racing - Larry Pegram - #72 Indian FTR750

      18. Rackley Keeran Racing - Andrew Luker - #11 Indian FTR750


Tickets for the debut of AFT SuperTwins competition and the first-ever Bike Week Saturday of Speed doubleheader - DAYTONA 200 and DAYTONA TT - at the legendary Daytona International Speedway are on sale now. Watch both historic motorcycle racing events during Bike Week at DAYTONA for just $35 when you purchase an advance General Admission ticket online. Get yours at www.americanflattrack.com.


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Coolbeth-Nila Racing Signs Sammy Halbert for AFT SuperTwins
2020 marks Halbert's debut on Indian Motorcycle FTR750


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 7, 2020) – As anticipation climbs for the 2020 season of American Flat Track, Coolbeth-Nila Racing makes an announcement sure to turn the tide of the inaugural AFT SuperTwins season. Making his debut on the Indian Motorcycle FTR750, Sammy Halbert will pilot the Coolbeth-Nila machine in 2020.
"We are really excited to get the season started," said Kenny Coolbeth, Jr. of Coolbeth-Nila Racing. "We have made a lot of major improvements to the bikes, and combine that with Sammy's drive to win, and I feel like we will be up front and contending for wins. Our team owner John Wise has put a lot into the program within the last couple of months to make sure that Sammy will be set up to be a major contender in the SuperTwins class."
Arguably one of the most versatile riders on the circuit, Halbert has scored a victory on each of the four types of AFT tracks. With thirteen career premier class victories to his name, Halbert is excited and optimistic about his transition to the multi-championship-winning FTR750.
"I'm honored to have Kenny Coolbeth choose me to ride for him, especially after having raced with him in the AFT series since 2005," said Halbert. "We've had a lot of great battles on the track over the years, which makes it that much more special to combine our efforts and talents to take on the competition. I'm excited to see what I can do on a bike that's already a proven winner. With the full support of this team behind me, and our growing list of partners including Roof Systems of Dallas, Texas, I am looking forward to great things this year.”
Tickets for the first-ever doubleheader - DAYTONA 200 and DAYTONA TT - at the legendary Daytona International Speedway are on sale now. Watch both historic motorcycle racing events during Bike Week at DAYTONA for just $25 when you purchase an advance General Admission ticket online. Get yours at www.americanflattrack.com.

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The Original Trackmaster Miler Prototype Is For Sale


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Lodi Cycle Bowl

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August 9, 2019

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DIGGER HELM MEMORIAL

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April 7th, 2018


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April 7

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May 4

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May 19

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May 20


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April 11


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May 15


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May 30

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August 15
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February 13


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February 15

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March 29


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