McElroy Packaging returns to American Flat Track in 2017

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – February 6, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – American Flat Track is pleased to announce a renewed partnership with McElroy Packaging and the return of the McElroy Packaging “Lucky 13” Award. The $500 award will be given to the rider who leads the 13th lap in each AFT Twins Main Event on the 2017 schedule.


“McElroy Packaging is a great American family-run business, whose team have a passion for Pro Flat Track,” said Michael Lock, CEO of American Flat Track. “Building on their Official Partner status from 2016 and growing their commitment to include the ‘Lucky 13’ Award, we are delighted to have them support America’s fastest-growing motorcycle sport.”

The recipient of the McElroy Packaging “Lucky 13” Award will be announced in real time at each event and via live streaming on The Ohio-based packaging manufacturer will also be providing American Flat Track with custom boxes for the display of marketing materials at series activations.

“If you were able to hear the conversations that take place at our company, you would hear as much about motorcycles and Flat Track racing as you would box making,” said Steve McElroy, Vice President of McElroy Packaging. “Contributing to the sport and partnering with AFT is something that all of us at McElroy Packaging are very proud of.”

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American Flat Track will kick off the 2017 season during Daytona’s Bike Week festivities on Thursday, March 16 with the all-new DAYTONA TT, built inside the trioval at Daytona International Speedway. The DAYTONA TT will mark the dawning of a new era for America’s most historic form of motorcycle racing, and the “World Center of Racing” will serve as the first battleground for the great American war between Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycles in 2017. Tickets for the DAYTONA TT are now on sale and can be purchased at

About McElroy Packaging

McElroy Packaging has been serving the packaging industry for many years. With Wooster, Ohio as the location of our manufacturing and administrative facility we take pride in serving northern Ohio with high quality packaging products and services. We provide our customers with quality products that meet and exceed their expectations. We believe that each customer deserves to be treated not as a client but as a relationship. We provide our clients with continual communication and service.

We offer complete packaging design which means we can create a box for pretty much anything you throw at us. Our manufacturing facility houses a packaging design studio that allows us to create custom box shapes, cut-outs and designs. Once we’ve agreed on a custom packaging solution we will manufacture the desired amount and provide you with your product. With McElroy no project is too unique. Above all we love serving our customers and clients, it’s part of who we are and our recipe to success.

Source: American Flat Track