Mechanix Wear Named Official Work Glove of Progressive AFT

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL – April 15, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Progressive American Flat Track is proud to introduce Mechanix Wear, Inc. as the Official Work Glove of Progressive AFT for the 2022 season.

Now ubiquitous across numerous fields, Mechanix Wear gloves were born in motorsport. Debuting at the 1991 Daytona 500 more than 30 years ago, the brand has since established itself a global leader for mechanics, trade professionals, manufacturing, military and law enforcement tactical teams alike.

“The Original® glove was the brainchild of a legendary motocross mechanic, and two-wheel racing is at the core of who we are as a brand,” said Michael Hale, CEO of Mechanix Wear.  “We are excited to build upon our motorsports legacy with another great American racing series.”

Based in Valencia, California, Mechanix Wear’s reputation has been built upon its rigorous testing standards and industry-leading material technology. Anatomically designed and extraordinarily durable, Mechanix Wear gloves provide safety and comfort along with agility and control.

“Progressive AFT is proud to partner with Mechanix Wear, the gold standard in hand protection,” said Gene Crouch, COO of Progressive American Flat Track. “Mechanix Wear gloves were designed by legendary race mechanics and for decades they’ve been protecting the hands of the sport’s top tuners and crew members. We’re excited to officially welcome them to the Progressive AFT family of partners.”

For more information, visit https://www.mechanix.com/us-en/.

Progressive AFT makes its inaugural visit to I-70 Motorsports Park in Odessa, Missouri, on Saturday, April 23 for the I-70 Half-Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle of Kansas City. Secure your tickets now at https://store.americanflattrack.com/ebooking/ticket/view/id/3775.

The I-70 Half-Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle of Kansas City will premiere on FS1 on Sunday, May 1 starting at 10:00 a.m. ET/7:00 a.m. PT.

For more information on Progressive AFT visit https://www.americanflattrack.com. To score the latest gear for the Progressive American Flat Track fan, visit our official merchandise store at https://store.americanflattrack.com.

How to Watch:

FOX Sports and Facebook are the official homes for coverage of Progressive American Flat Track. For the 2022 season, all 18 races will premiere in one-hour telecasts on FS1 during highly desirable weekend time slots. The complete schedule can be viewed at https://www.americanflattrack.com/events-foxsports. Viewers can watch livestream coverage of every round in the Facebook mobile app, Facebook desktop site or on the Facebook Watch mobile app. To watch the livestream on TV, fans can download the Facebook Watch TV app, or cast to a TV from the Facebook mobile app. Facebook Watch is available through Apple TV, Samsung Smart TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and Xbox One.

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 us on the web, 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: Progressive American Flat Track

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