Past Articles Flat Track

2011 Rider of the Year: Greg Hancock

Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Meet the Cycle News 2011 rider of the year...

Martin To Ride A Triumph In GNC

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Pro Singles Flat Track Champion Mikey Martin will make the jump to the AMA Grand National Championship in 2012 and he'll do so armed with a factory Triumph.

Big Time Speedway Pro Invitational

Friday, October 28, 2011
Big Time Speedway is thrilled to be bringing the Original EXTREME SPORT of Motorcycle SPEEDWAY RACING to Prairie City OHV Park on November 5th.

Carruthers Says... A Word About Carr

Friday, October 21, 2011
The editor writes about Chris Carr

Carr Says Goodnight!

Thursday, October 20, 2011
Chris Carr's Last Dance... Pro Singles Finale

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
The AMA Pro Singles Grand National Flat Track season will come to a close this weekend in Pomona, CA, followed by the season finale banquet.

Pomona Half Mile Ready To Rock

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
On October 15th, when the AMA Pro Flat Track Finals get underway at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif., it will mark the return of the famed Pomona Half Mile.

Johnson Wins Calistoga, Takes Points Lead

Sunday, October 2, 2011
Enter Jake Johnson... with just one race remaining in the AMA Grand National Championship, the defending champion took the points lead for the first time last night with a victory in the Calistoga Half Mile.

Jared Mees Wins Brainerd National

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
When we finally got on the track it seemed even smaller yet. I have never run on a track this small before racing an XR750.

Greg Hancock: World Champion

Sunday, September 25, 2011
Greg Hancock went into the Croatian Grand Prix with a knee ligament injury, he came out of it as the oldest World Champion in the sport's history.

Mees Wins Brainerd Half Mile

Sunday, September 25, 2011
Jared Mees won last night's inaugural Brainerd Half Mile in Minnesota, the Michigander taking a big step toward the AMA Grand National Championship

Date Change Causes Problems For Indy Mile

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Officials are working on the return of the Indy Mile AMA Grand National race in 2012 after the race was canceled due to investigations of stage collapse on a portion of the track during a music concert at the Indiana State Fair.

Ramping Up For Motocross of Nations

Friday, September 16, 2011
Can Team USA do it again?

Mees Knoxville Race Report

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
This track has a lot of history as the site of the Knoxville National Sprint Car races. I was here last year for a small exhibition race and it was packed, so I was excited to come back. I knew the track would favor my style a bit.

Mees in Photo Finish at Knoxville

Saturday, September 10, 2011
In one of the closest races in history, Jared Mees nipped Jake Johnson at the finish line to win the Knoxville Half-Mile and in the process take the series lead from Sammy Halbert.

Halbert's Springfield protest of Mees Denied

Saturday, September 10, 2011
AMA says under triple-clamp cover does not give aerodynamic advantage.

Johnson Tops Knoxville Half-Mile Qualifying

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Jake Johnson topped timed qualifying Saturday afternoon in the AMA Grand National at Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway Half-Mile.

Jammin' Jared Mees - Springfield Report

Friday, September 9, 2011
Jared Mees Springfield Weekend Race Report!

450s: Too Close For The Mile?

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
A last-lap, turn-three crash in the Pro Singles final involving Corey Crawford, Robert Treinen and series contender Michael Avila, brought focus on the difficulty of young riders, often inexperienced on big tracks, racing so tightly packed on equally matched motorcycles.

Wiles Survives at Springfield ST

Saturday, September 3, 2011
He faced a stiff challenge, but like clockwork it was Henry Wiles eventually breaking into the lead on his Monster Energy/Jones Brothers Kawasaki and pulling away to yet another victory in the Springfield Short Track National.