DAYTONA BEACH, FL – January 26, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Progressive American Flat Track and FOX Sports announced today the broadcast schedule for the much-anticipated 2022 season. All 18 races will premiere in one-hour telecasts on FS1 during highly desirable weekend time slots, starting with back-to-back coverage from the Volusia Half-Mile Doubleheader on Sunday, March 20 at 11:00 a.m. ET.
The FOX Sports coverage of AFT will premiere on FS1 within two weeks of each event, followed by a re-air on FS2. The schedule also leverages FOX Sports’ outstanding motorsports line-up to maximize viewership for AFT’s debut season on the network. The premiere telecasts on FS1 have been scheduled directly before or after other highly rated motorsports programming.
Progressive AFT ranks among the world’s most historic and thrilling forms of motorsport. Featuring the world’s fastest dirt track motorcycle racers, the season-long battle for the coveted Championship is waged over four distinct disciplines – Mile ovals, Half-Mile ovals, Short Track ovals, and TTs, which incorporate left- and right-hand turns and a jump. Combined, they serve as the ultimate test of rider skill while also consistently delivering unpredictable, adrenaline-fueled racing.
Routinely delivering bar to bar battles at speeds approaching 140 mph, the series continually satisfies the most loyal fanbase in motorcycle racing while promising to be an exciting discovery for legions of new fans who witness the action for the first time on FOX Sports.
Livestreaming coverage of all rounds will also be available for fans that want to catch every second of the racing action. Additional information about livestreaming as well as the on-air commentary team will be announced in the near future.
2022 Television Schedule for Progressive AFT on FS1:
Sunday, March 20 – Mission Foods Volusia Half-Mile I – 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT) on FS1
Sunday, March 20 – MissionFoodsVolusia Half-Mile II – 12:00 p.m. ET (9:00 a.m. PT) on FS1
Sunday, March 27 – MissionFoods Texas Half-Mile – 1:00 p.m. ET (10:00 a.m. PT) on FS1
Sunday, May 1 – I-70 Half-Mile – 10:00 a.m. ET (7:00 a.m. PT) on FS1
Sunday, June 5 – Mission FoodsRed Mile I – 10:00 p.m. ET (7:00 p.m. PT) on FS1
Saturday, June 11 – Mission FoodsRed Mile II – 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT) on FS1
Saturday, June 18 – Laconia Short Track – 1:00 p.m. ET (10:00 a.m. PT) on FS1
Sunday, July 3 – Lima Half-Mile – 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT) on FS1
Saturday, July 9 – Mission FoodsNew York Short Track – 11:30 a.m. ET (8:30 a.m. PT) on FS1
Saturday, July 23 – Mission FoodsPort Royal Half-Mile – 10:30 a.m. ET (7:30 a.m. PT) on FS1
Sunday, August 7 – Peoria TT – 11:30 a.m. ET (8:30 a.m. PT) on FS1
Sunday, August 14 – Black Hills Half-Mile – 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT) on FS1
Sunday, August 21 – Castle Rock TT – 11:30 a.m. ET (8:30 a.m. PT) on FS1
Saturday, August 27 – Sacramento Mile – 2:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m. PT) on FS1
Sunday, September 11 – Springfield Mile I – 11:30 a.m. ET (8:30 a.m. PT) on FS1
Sunday, September 18 – Springfield Mile II – 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT) on FS1
Sunday, October 2 – Cedar Lake Short Track – 10:30 a.m. ET (7:30 a.m. PT) on FS1
Sunday, October 23 – Mission FoodsVolusia Half-Mile III – 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT) on FS1
Progressive AFT will kick off the 2022 season with a Daytona Bike Week doubleheader on Thursday, March 10 and Friday, March 11 at Volusia Speedway Park. Secure your tickets to this bar-to-bar season opener now at https://store.americanflattrack.com/ebooking/ticket/view/id/3666.
About Progressive American Flat Track:
Progressive 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 Progressive American Flat Track, please visit http://www.americanflattrack.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, check us out on Instagram, and catch all the Progressive American Flat Track racing action on FOX Sports.
Source: American Flat Track