Indian Motorcycle is ready to take on Harley-Davidson in the 2017 American Flat Track championship. Watch as the old rivalry is brought back to life.
American Flat Track kicks off the new season Thursday, Mar. 16 with the Daytona TT scrambles. The series opener sets the stage for the renewal of the traditional rivalry between Indian and Harley-Davidson, as Bryan Smith, Brad Baker and Jared Mees roll the new FTR750 up to the line.
The freshly rebranded American Flat Track series (formerly AMA Pro Flat Track) has an expanded 18-round schedule and includes a mix of track configurations (six Miles, seven Half-Miles, two Short Tracks and three TTs) and boasts the most number of rounds ever on a schedule since 2011. Here are the dates:
2017 American Flat Track Schedule
Mar 16 - DAYTONA TT – Daytona International Spwy
Mar 25 - Atlanta Short Track – Woodstock, Ga
Apr 1 - Charlotte Half-Mile – Concord, NC
May 13 - Arizona Mile – Turf Paradise, Phoenix, Ariz
May 20 - Sacramento Mile – Cal Expo Fairgrounds,
May 27-28 - Springfield Mile I* – Springfield, Ill
Jun 3 - Red Mile – The Red Mile, Lexington, Ky
Jun 17 - OKC Mile – Remington Park, Oklahoma City
Jun 24 - Lima Half-Mile – Lima, Ohio
Jul 8 - Rolling Wheels Half-Mile – Elbridge, NY
Jul 29 - Calistoga Half-Mile – Calistoga, Calif
Aug 6 - Buffalo Chip TT – Sturgis, SD
Aug 8 - Black Hills Half-Mile – Rapid City, SD
Aug 13 - Peoria TT – Peoria Motorcycle Club, Peoria, Ill
Sep 2-3 - Springfield Mile II** – Springfield, Ill.
Sept. 9 - Williams Grove Half-Mile – Mechanicsburg, Pa
Sept. 23 - Lone Star Half-Mile – Fort Worth, Texas
Oct. 7 - Perris Short Track – Perris, Calif
* AFT Singles will race a TT on May 27
** AFT Singles will race a Short Track on September 2
On race day, Indian Motorcycle owners can receive a limited edition, race-inspired patch. These patches will also be available from Indian Motorcycle of Daytona Beach dealership throughout Daytona Bike Week. The race will air live online at http://fanschoice.tv/american-flat-track on Thursday Mar. 16.