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Öhlins and American Flat Track Renew Partnership for 2019

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 11, 2019) – American Flat Track (AFT) is proud to announce that Öhlins USA will continue its partnership with the series for a fourth consecutive season in 2019.

 

Founded in 1976 and a world champion by 1978, Öhlins has won more than 300 world titles in its illustrious history, including triumphs in MotoGP, IndyCar, MXGP, World Superbike, World Rally Championship, and much more. The benchmark of quality in suspension manufacturing, Öhlins demonstrated its commitment to American Flat Track with the development of a range of suspension specifically tailored to the unique demands of professional flat track racing.

 “We’re proud to continue our partnership with Öhlins USA,” said Michael Lock, CEO or American Flat Track. “Their support of our riders and teams with the highest quality suspension in the industry is a huge benefit to our sport.”

 

“Öhlins USA is all about hardcore racing and American Flat Track is the peak of that mountain," said Doug Shaw, Racing Manager of Öhlins USA. "For the fourth consecutive year, we have been pushing hard to step up our game in the support and service of the AFT paddock, and those efforts have really paid off. Because AFT is such a major series to us, we are absolutely pumped for the start of the 2019 season.“ 

 

Öhlins USA will again maintain a presence at select rounds in 2019 in order to support its riders, while providing fans with an opportunity to get an up-close look at its signature gold product lines. For more on Öhlins USA and the Flat Track Series packages, visit www.ohlinsusa.com.

 

American Flat Track will kick off its highly-anticipated 2019 season with the Bigger, Better, and Faster DAYTONA TT presented by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys roaring into action under the lights of the Daytona International Speedway on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Tickets start at just $35 online ($45 at the gate) and are available for purchase now at www.americanflattrack.com.

 

For more information on American Flat Track and the upcoming 2019 season visit www.americanflattrack.com

 

Get the latest American Flat Track clothing and merchandise at www.americanflattracker.com.

 

For more information on Öhlins USA visit www.ohlinsusa.com.

How to Watch:

NBCSN and FansChoice.tv are the official homes for coverage of American Flat Track. For the 2019 season, NBCSN’s coverage of AFT moves to highly-coveted, weekend afternoon programming slots within two weeks of each event. The complete schedule for AFT on NBCSN can be viewed at www.americanflattrack.com/events-nbcsn. FansChoice.tv remains a cornerstone of AFT's digital strategy, providing live streaming coverage of every event on AFT’s live page while previous events and exclusive features are available on AFT’s VOD page.

 

About American Flat Track:
American Flat Track is the world's premier dirt track motorcycle racing series and one of the longest-running championships in the history of motorsports. Sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing in Daytona Beach, Fla., the series is highly regarded as the most competitive form of dirt track motorcycle racing on the globe. For more information on American Flat Track, please visit http://www.americanflattrack.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, check us out on Instagram, live stream the events at FansChoice.tv and catch all the American Flat Track racing action on NBCSN.

 

About Öhlins USA:

Öhlins USA is the North American distributor and principal service center of the world’s-leading performance suspension components for motor vehicles, from two to four wheels. Öhlins suspension components transform a vehicle’s performance more than any other modification, improving acceleration, handling, and braking in every condition and extreme. Öhlins USA specializes in the technology of fun.

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For additional information contact:

AMA Pro Racing Communications, (386) 492-1014, communications@amaproracing.com


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