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Dunlop supports Flat Track Canada with sponsorship, contingency

@FlatTrackCanada • @RideDunlop • Flat Track Canada is pleased to announce Dunlop Tires as a sponsoring partner of the 2015 Flat Track Canada Championship Race Series.

Wednesday, 06 May 2015 11:20 Published in Industry News

Tumblin’ Todd’s Flat Track Blog: DTX Vs. Framer

For those unaware, I will give you the Coles Notes version of the difference between DTX and ‘framer’ flat track bikes. A DTX machine is a motocross motorcycle that has been turned into a flat tracker via suspension changes and the addition of 19-inch wheels and tires, whereas a framer utilizes a purpose-built racing frame fitted with a motor, wheels, tank, etc.

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 13:19 Published in Tumblin' Todd's Flat Track Blog

Bonsey takes season-opening AMA Daytona Pro Flat Track Grand National

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla - Stevie Bonsey was flawless from start to finish on Thursday night during the AMA Pro Flat Track season-opener at DAYTONA Flat Track.

Thursday, 12 March 2015 09:54 Published in Reports, Results & Points

Tumblin' Todd's Flat Track Blog: Time To Volunteer?

Most fans (and likely most racers) are a little naïve as to what it takes to put on a race. The average fan shows up about half an hour before race time, while many racers get to the track just in time to sign in, unpack the trailer and head out for practice. Few, if any, give any thought to the dedicated group that has been there hours—and in some cases even days—before them.

Tuesday, 09 December 2014 16:49 Published in Tumblin' Todd's Flat Track Blog

A Tale of Two Banquets

The Vintage Road Racing Association and Flat Track Canada race series hosted their year-end awards banquets recently. Inside Motorcycles attended both celebrations and, while the similarities were many, the differences showed the uniqueness of each of these flourishing organizations on the Canadian race landscape.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:06 Published in Feature Stories

Tumblin’ Todd’s Flat Track Blog: Asphalt Is For Getting To the Track

Over the years, there have been many great road racers that have got their racing careers started, or at the very least moving swiftly, by racing flat track. A few of the more recent are the legendary Hayden brothers and Jason DiSalvo. The Canadian flat track scene has seen a reversal of this trend in the past month, however, as four former and current pro road racers have shown up to have some fun in the dirt.

Friday, 05 September 2014 11:20 Published in Tumblin' Todd's Flat Track Blog

Flat Track Canada Rd. 6: Beattie Brings Home the Bacon

Round six of the Flat Track Canada series saw action take place on the beautiful half mile in Leamington. After a sketchy weather forecast and a bit of a delay due to early afternoon showers, the Erie Ramblers and Flat Track Canada crew got things together and put on a great show in front of a huge crowd.

Friday, 15 August 2014 11:16 Published in Reports, Results & Points

Tumblin' Todd's Flat Track Blog: The benefits of social media

The new riders of today have no idea how good they have it. With cellphones, laptops, texting, Facebook and so on, communication before, during and after the races is amazing compared to what it was like a couple of decades ago. I’m sure if youngsters Adrian St. Amand or Jordan Molnar could gather around the rocking chairs of grizzled veterans Chris Evans or John Parker, they would hear tales of how it was in the ‘old’ days.

Thursday, 17 July 2014 15:23 Published in Tumblin' Todd's Flat Track Blog

Tumblin' Todd's Flat Track Blog: Magic of the Mile

Canada has Victoria Day, and the following weekend, the US has Memorial Day. One perk that the US has over us is that Memorial Day weekend also happens to coincide with the running of the legendary Springfield Mile at the fairgrounds in Springfield, IL. Since the majority of the flat trackers here in the great white north will never get the opportunity to run the mile, I talked to a couple of Canucks who recently did and got their take on what it is like to go 135 mph on a flat track bike.

Tuesday, 03 June 2014 10:42 Published in Tumblin' Todd's Flat Track Blog

Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada Partners with Flat Track Canada

Cambridge, On. May 6th, 2014 - Flat Track Canada is excited to announce that Deeley Harley-Davidson® Canada is proud to be a sponsoring partner of the 2014 Flat Track Canada Championship Race Series. The Series kicks off on May 17th at the Paris Speedway Half Mile in Paris, Ontario.

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 13:13 Published in Reports, Results & Points

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