We’re Racing! The 72nd Annual Peoria TT is On for Saturday

Photo Credit: Giselle Levy/American Flat Track



PEORIA, Ill. (August 17, 2018) – Despite some of Mother Nature’s finest, the 72nd annual Peoria TT presented by Country Saloon is on for tomorrow, Saturday, August 18.


The legendary Peoria TT track is drying nicely as of Friday afternoon, and Caterpillar’s best and brightest, plus a load of Peoria Motorcycle Club and AFT associates, are busy working the dirt – and will be all night long – to ensure a raceable surface on Saturday.


Gates open for fans promptly at 8:00 am CT, with practice sessions beginning a bit later than originally scheduled – now 2:00 pm CT. Fans are encouraged to come early, walk the paddock early in the day and enjoy one of the most unique race experiences on the planet.


AFT will run a full schedule of racing tomorrow, with on-track action beginning at 2:00 pm CT. Tune in to to catch all the action if you can’t make to Thunder Valley. Tickets are available here, and don’t forget to catch the feature telecast of the Peoria TT on NBCSN when it debuts on Saturday, September 1 at 3:00 pm ET (12:00 pm PT).


Can “King Henry” Wiles capture his 14th straight Peoria TT win? Be sure to check out the action!


How to Watch:

NBCSN and are the official homes for coverage of American Flat Track. For the 2018 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 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, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, check us out on Instagram, live stream the events at and catch all the American Flat Track racing action on NBCSN.

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