Öhlins USA and AFT Renew Partnership for Fifth Consecutive Season
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 26, 2020) – American Flat Track (AFT) is proud to announce that Öhlins USA has renewed its partnership with the series for a fifth consecutive season in 2020.
After another season of invaluable support for the athletes of American Flat Track, the industry leader in suspension technology will enhance its presence at series events in 2020, and will build its profile within the AFT NBCSN telecasts. Premiering this season, the DAYTONA TT NBCSN telecast will feature Öhlins and highlight the sophistication of its technology and its influence on performance in AFT competition.
With more than 300 world titles to its credit, Öhlins has been providing the best suspension technologies to race teams around the world since its inception in 1976. As the benchmark of quality in suspension manufacturing, Öhlins demonstrated its commitment to American Flat Track with the development of a range of suspension specifically tailored to the unique demands of professional flat track racing.
“Ohlins rear shocks and signature gold front forks have become a valuable performance component in the AFT series," said Michael Lock, CEO of American Flat Track. "We are very pleased to be able to continue working with the brand as we enter the new season and the debut of the new AFT SuperTwins premier class.”
“Öhlins USA is honored to continue our relationship with American Flat Track for the fifth consecutive year," said Casey Brown, Marketing Director at Öhlins USA. "American Flat Track and Öhlins USA share a die-hard passion for motorcycle racing and we can’t wait for the green flag to drop at Daytona. With Öhlins technicians attending every AFT race, we are proud to offer unparalleled service and support throughout the 2020 racing season.”
Öhlins USA will continue to provide fans at select AFT events with an opportunity to get an up-close look at its signature gold product lines. For more on Öhlins USA and the Flat Track Series packages, visit www.ohlinsusa.com.
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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 Öhlins USA:
Öhlins USA is the North American distributor and principal service center of the world’s-leading performance suspension components for motor vehicles, from two to four wheels. Öhlins suspension components transform a vehicle’s performance more than any other modification, improving acceleration, handling, and braking in every condition and extreme.