DAYTONA BEACH, FL – April 14, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Progressive American Flat Track is pleased to announce that Öhlins USA will be the Official Suspension of Progressive AFT for a seventh successive season in 2022.
The iconic brand added to its long and illustrious championship-winning history in 2021 with reigning Mission SuperTwins presented by S&S Cycle champion Jared Mees. Mees’ historic success helped further demonstrate the benefits of Öhlins continuous development of its range of suspension platforms specifically tailored to the unique demands of professional flat track racing.
“Racing is our passion, and Progressive American Flat Track represents the pinnacle of motorcycle dirt track racing in the world, so we’re excited to continue our partnership,” Mike Himmelsbach, Motorsports Market Manager at Öhlins USA. “Winning races and championships is just part of our story at Öhlins USA. What we’re most proud of is taking that knowledge gained from our successes in competition and leveraging it to create a superior product to create a better riding experience for everyone, including the fans of this great sport.”
The Swedish suspension manufacturer was founded nearly a half-century ago and has been a world champion nearly as long. For decades, Öhlins has stood as a dominant force on the global racing scene, racking up more than 300 world championships across MotoGP, WorldSBK, MXGP, World Rally Championship, and many more.
“Öhlins is one of the most widely respected names in all of motorsport,” said Gene Crouch, COO of Progressive American Flat Track. “Their dedication and depth of knowledge have further raised the bar of competition in Progressive AFT.”
Öhlins USA will again provide fans the opportunity to get an up-close look at its signature gold product lines at select Progressive AFT events in ‘22. For more on Öhlins USA and the Flat Track Series packages, visit www.ohlinsusa.com.
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