Yesteryear’s flat track machines compete in short track, half-mile, TT events
PICKERINGTON, OH – February 27, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Racing fans have 13 opportunities to watch the flat track machines of decades past roar back to life in 2020, as the AMA Vintage Flat Track National Championship Series visits nine venues in six states.
The 2020 schedule includes three rounds during Daytona Bike Week and a round at 2020 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days. Events include a mix of half mile tracks, short tracks and a TT course that are sure to challenge the nation’s top vintage flat track competitors.
“This year’s schedule features tracks that have delivered great vintage flat track racing year-in and year-out,” AMA Track Racing Manager Ken Saillant said. “It’s always great to see the flat track racing machines, that many of us saw in action growing up, back on the track for these events. We’re expecting another year of great, bar-banging competition.”
The series recognizes national champions in period-correct classes that reflect the storied history of AMA flat track competition. Class champions are recognized as AMA National Champions and are awarded AMA No. 1 plates.
For more information, visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com/flat-track-racing.
2020 AMA Vintage Flat Track National Championship Series Schedule
March 7: Pooler, Ga.: Oglethorpe Speedway (Half Mile)
March 9: Barberville, Fla.: Volusia County Speedway (Half Mile)
March 10: Barberville, Fla.: Volusia County Speedway (Short Track)
May 2: Hanover, Pa.: Trail-Way Speedway (Short Track)
May 22: Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Fairgrounds (TT)
June 19: Harpursville, N.Y.: Square Deal Riders (Short Track)
June 20: Harpursville, N.Y.: Square Deal Riders (Short Track)
June 26: Greenville, Ohio: Drake County Fairgrounds (Half Mile)
July 11: Ashland, Ohio: AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, Ashland County Fairgrounds (Half Mile)
Sept. 12: Cuddebackville, N.Y.: Oakland Valley Race Park (Short Track)
Sept. 19: Cuddebackville, N.Y.: Oakland Valley Race Park (Short Track)
Oct. 2: Malta, N.Y.: Albany-Saratoga Speedway (Short Track)
Oct. 3: Malta, N.Y.: Albany-Saratoga Speedway (Short Track)
About the American Motorcyclist Association
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Source: American Motorcyclist Association