Dalton Gauthier to Race for Royal Enfield at Orange County Half-Mile

Dalton Gauthier to Race for Royal Enfield at Orange County Half-Mile [678.1]

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – May 31, 2024 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Royal Enfield has named Dalton Gauthier as the replacement rider in the upcoming Orange County Half-Mile in Middletown, New York as Johnny Lewis continues to recover after an injury at the Ventura Short Track. Gauthier will be hitting the track at the Orange County Speedway to compete in the sixth Mission AFT SuperTwins event of Progressive American Flat Track season on Saturday, June 15th.

A native of Pine Grove, Pennsylvania, Gauthier turned pro in 2015 and is widely regarded as one of the most naturally talented riders in the sport. Nicknamed “Go-Time”, Gauthier is well known for his stunning performance in the 2016 Arizona Half-Mile and is currently tied for third all-time in singles wins.

“We’re wishing Johnny a speedy recovery but, in the meantime, we’re stoked for Dalton to step in and get behind the handlebars, ” said Adrian Sellers, Head – Custom & Motorsport at Royal Enfield. “It’s no easy feat to jump into the middle of the season, but there aren’t many racers with Go-Time’s resume. Dalton is a fantastic racer and a true professional. We’re glad to have him on the team.”

Lewis, who is Royal Enfield’s lead rider for the Mission AFT SuperTwins class, will manage the team at the Orange County Half-Mile. The founder and owner of Moto Anatomy, Lewis has played an essential role in putting Royal Enfield on the Progressive American Flat Track map, helping to develop, campaign, and win on the marque’s Twins FT motorcycle.

For more information on Progressive American Flat Track and the Orange County Half-Mile please visit https://www.americanflattrack.com/.

About Royal Enfield

The oldest motorcycle company in continuous production in the world, Royal Enfield made its first motorcycle in 1901. A division of Eicher Motors Limited, Royal Enfield has created the midsize motorcycle segment in India with its unique and distinctive modern classic motorcycles. With its manufacturing base in Chennai, India, Royal Enfield has been able to grow its production rapidly against a surge in demand for its motorcycles. Royal Enfield is a leading player in the global middleweight motorcycle market.

Royal Enfield North America (RENA) is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is developing a growing network of more than 150 dealers in North America, including the contiguous U.S. and Canada. RENA currently offers the all-new Hunter 350, Scram 411, Classic 350, Meteor 350, Himalayan and the 650 Twins (INT650 and Continental GT 650) motorcycles, along with arange of Genuine Motorcycle Accessories and apparel.

About Progressive American Flat Track: 

Progressive American Flat Track, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, 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. 

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