[ARTICLE CONTENT]The following release is from AMA Pro Racing...

AMA Pro Racing announced today the schedule for the 2006 AMA Flat Track Championship.

Currently the schedule includes a total of 16 rounds, 12 for the GNC Twins class and four for the GNC Singles class. AMA Pro Racing Flat Track Series Manager Bruce Bober said he is in active negotiations with several promoters and additional Singles dates will be placed on the schedule.

“The GNC Twins schedule is further developed at this time,” commented Bober. “Now our focus is on rounding out the overall schedule with GNC Singles races.”

AMA Pro Racing announced on Nov. 7th that beginning with the 2006 racing season, the championship would be split into two series, one for Singles and one for Twins. Response to that announcement has been positive and Bober has made tremendous progress with tracks and promoters to finalize a complete, two-class championship.”

“Ideally, we’re targeting up to 12 rounds per championship,” said Bober. “We’re there now with Twins events and expect to complete the Singles schedule soon.”

The 2006 AMA Flat Track Championship schedule is as follows:

2006 AMA FLAT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE

March 9 Municipal Stadium, Daytona Beach, FL S.T. GNC Singles

May 20 Route 66 Raceway, Joliet, IL Half-mile GNC Twins

May 27 Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL T.T. GNC Singles

May 28 Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL Mile GNC Twins

June 10 XPLEX Park, Portland, IN Half-mile GNC Twins

June 17 New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY Mile GNC Twins

June 24 Allen County Fairgrounds, Lima, OH Half-mile GNC Twins

July 1 I-96 Speedway, Lake Odessa, MI Half-mile GNC Twins

July 8 TBA

July 15 Virginia Motor Speedway, Saluda, VA Half-mile GNC Twins

July 22 Darke County Fairgrounds, Greenville, OH Half-mile GNC Twins

July 29 Hagerstown Speedway, Hagerstown, MD Half-mile GNC Twins

Aug. 5 Farley Speedway, Farley, IA Half-mile GNC Twins

Aug. 10 Black Hills Speedway, Rapid City, SD Half-mile GNC Twins

Aug. 20 Peoria Race Park, Peoria, IL T.T. GNC Singles

Aug. 26 TBA

Sept. 2 Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL S.T. GNC Singles

Sept. 3 Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL Mile GNC Twins

Schedule subject to change

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Paul Carruthers | Editor

Paul Carruthers took over as the editor of Cycle News in 1993 after serving as associate editor since starting his career at the publication in 1985. Carruthers has covered every facet of the sport in his near-28-year tenure at America's Daily Motorcycle News Source.

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