Cometic Gasket, Inc. named Official Gasket of American Flat Track in 2017

Courtesy of American Flat Track

Photo Credit: American Flat Track/Regis Lefebure
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2017) – American Flat Track is proud to announce a renewed partnership with Cometic Gasket, Inc. naming them as the Official Gasket of American Flat Track for the 2017 and 2018 race seasons.
No stranger to powersports, Cometic has been deeply involved in racing through relationships at the series level with American Flat Track, AMA Pro Hillclimb, Lucas Oil Pro Motocross and NASCAR. The company also supports individual American Flat Track riders Jared Mees and Sammy Halbert.

“We are delighted to have Cometic Gasket as an important partner for 2017 and 2018,” said Michael Lock, CEO of American Flat Track. “They are a very successful Ohio-based, American company and they have deep roots in the powersports industry. They also support a number of our American Flat Track athletes, which shows their love of Pro Flat Track.”

Since their inception in 1989, Cometic has been dedicated to the advancement in the motorsport industry and has expanded services to various areas in the automotive market, including marine, agricultural, industrial and many more. Today, Cometic is a wholly owned and operated family business that has grown into a global leader and innovator in the highly competitive engine supplier marketplace. Their support in American Flat Track will be visible through marketing and broadcast efforts on digital and social media outlets, as well as an on-air presence during the live streaming segments of

“Cometic has a proud history with American Flat Track and our support of the powersports industry as a whole goes back to the earliest days of the company,” said Bob Gorman, Founder and CEO of Cometic Gasket, Inc. “As Cometic has grown, so has our support of Flat Track racing. We started as a small gasket manufacturer and focused our attention on marketing ourselves to the racers and their mechanics. That’s still the backbone of who Cometic is to this day but now we’re able to extend our reach to all the incredible fans in the grandstand and to a national television audience. We’re thrilled to further ingrain ourselves in the sport and be the Official Gasket of American Flat Track.”  

For more information about Cometic, please visit their website at

American Flat Track will kick off the 2017 season during Daytona’s Bike Week festivities on Thursday, March 16 with the all-new DAYTONA TT, built inside the tri-oval at Daytona International Speedway. The DAYTONA TT will mark the dawning of a new era for America’s most historic form of motorcycle racing, and the “World Center of Racing” will serve as the first battleground for the great American war between Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycles in 2017. Tickets for the DAYTONA TT are now on sale and can be purchased at

How to Watch:
NBCSN and are the official homes for coverage of American Flat Track events. All 18 rounds, from the season-opening DAYTONA TT to the American Flat Track Finals in Southern California, will air in one-hour, tape-delayed telecasts on Thursday nights throughout the summer and fall on NBCSN, while provides live streaming coverage of American Flat Track events. also provides coverage of IMSA’s development and single-make series, and NASCAR’s touring and weekly series. Catch all the action at and

About American Flat Track:
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 American Flat Track, please visit, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, live stream the events at and catch all the American Flat Track racing action on NBCSN.

About Cometic Gasket:
Cometic Gasket, Inc., is a leading worldwide supplier of gaskets and engine sealing solutions for the Powersports, Automotive Performance, Original Equipment and Remanufactured Engine Industries. Launched by four partners including current Founder and CEO Bob Gorman in 1989, Cometic was originally dedicated exclusively to the powersports industry. Operating from a tiny 1,500 square foot manufacturing facility, the company produced a mere 900 SKUs in its first year. Since then, Cometic has grown into a global leader and innovator in the highly competitive engine-supplier marketplace. Housed in a 70,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art R&D and manufacturing center in Concord, Ohio, Cometic Gasket has maintained its deep roots in the powersports industry while expanding to service the Domestic Automotive, Sport Compact, V-twin, Marine, Diesel, Agricultural, Industrial and Stationary Power markets.

Today, Cometic Gasket offers over 85,000 SKUs, shipping gaskets and engine sealing solutions across the globe. Cometic is dedicated to customer satisfaction and provides quality products, delivered on time at a competitive price, designed for each customer’s specific application. Cometic combines advanced materials with the most current manufacturing processes to provide custom-tailored solutions to meet the needs of each individual customer. Engineers analyze the environment in which the gasket will perform, select the proper material, and apply the appropriate technology to offer the best-performing gaskets available in today’s ever-changing marketplace. Cometic gaskets are the industry standard for championship-winning teams across multiple disciplines of both professional and amateur motorsports. For more information about Cometic, visit


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