KTM and American Flat Track Renew Partnership for 2020

Courtesy of AFT – American Flat Track

RIDE ORANGE STREET DEMO TOUR to provide demo rides at select AFT events

Photo Credit: Scott Hunter/American Flat Track

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 10, 2020) – American Flat Track and KTM North America proudly announced today a renewal of their partnership for the 2020 season. 

With a successful inaugural 2019 season of participation in American Flat Track, the entire Red Bull KTM Factory Race Team finished within the Top 10 in championship points.

For 2020, KTM is READY TO RACE with its full support behind the winningest rider in the AFT Singles class, Shayna Texter, as she prepares to make another run at the AFT Singles championship aboard her factory-tuned KTM 450 SX-F.

Fans can look forward an expansion of KTM’s wildly successful RIDE ORANGE STREET DEMO TOUR at five events in 2020: the March 28 Yamaha Atlanta Short Track presented by Law Tigers, May 2 Texas Half-Mile, May 30 Red Mile, June 13 Laconia Short Track presented by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys and July 4 New York Short Track. In 2019, demo rounds at the Atlanta Short Track were booked up before racing began, so fans looking to test ride the latest in KTM’s fleet of machinery are encouraged to pre-register upon arrival. 

For more information on KTM’s RIDE ORANGE STREET DEMO TOUR visit www.ktm.com.

“We are very happy that KTM is once again bringing their Ride Orange Street Demo Tour to AFT weekends, complementing their powerful on-track presence,” said Michael Lock, CEO of American Flat Track. “Motorcycling is all about the riding experience and our fans can get up close and personal with KTM at AFT venues across the season.”

Tickets are now on sale for the first-ever doubleheader – DAYTONA 200 and DAYTONA TT – at the legendary Daytona International Speedway. Watch both historic motorcycle racing events during Bike Week at DAYTONA for just $35 when you purchase an advance General Admission ticket online. Get yours at www.americanflattrack.com.

For more information on American Flat Track visit www.americanflattrack.com.

To get the latest American Flat Track clothing and merchandise visit www.americanflattracker.com.

How to Watch:

NBCSN and TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold are the official homes for coverage of American Flat Track. For the 2020 season, NBCSN’s coverage of AFT remains in highly-coveted programming slots within two weeks of each event. The complete schedule for AFT on NBCSN can be viewed at http://www.americanflattrack.com/events-nbcsn/. TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold – the most-robust motorsports offering in the digital marketplace – is a cornerstone of AFT’s digital strategy, providing live streaming coverage of every event and maintaining an active archive of all AFT content.

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 http://www.americanflattrack.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, check us out on Instagram, live stream the events with TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold and catch all the American Flat Track racing action on NBCSN.

About KTM North America:

Powered by a distinct READY TO RACE mentality, KTM is the world’s leading high-performance Street and Off-road sport-motorcycle manufacturer, with North American headquarters based in Murrieta, California. Over the years, KTM has built a reputation as a fierce competitor on racetracks around the world, and the brand’s remarkable global success is reflected in every product it develops and every move it makes.

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