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Jul 22, 2019

American Flat Track: Plans For Three-Race Event In Springfield Announced

Action from a previous AFT race at Springfield. Photo by Scott Hunter, courtesy of AFT.

Labor Day Weekend in Springfield to Host Three-Race Roundup

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 22, 2019) – American Flat Track announced today its back-to-back-to-back racing extravaganza planned for Labor Day weekend.

AFT will take over the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ill. beginning with the Roof Systems AFT Singles presented by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys class sparring on the Springfield Short Track on Friday, August 30, followed by a highly-anticipated AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines Springfield Mile Double-Header on Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1.

One of the tightest, wildest short tracks of the season, the Springfield Short Track will feature the Roof Systems AFT Singles going handlebar-to-handlebar as the championship race heats up. This Friday night event hosts many races in multiple classes, culminating in the AFT Singles Main Event. Tickets to this battle under the lights are available at www.springfieldmile.org.

Known as the world's fastest Mile, the Springfield Mile, typically run twice a season in May and August, will now run back-to-back so that fans may experience twice the excitement in a single weekend. Fans holding tickets from May's postponed event may use their tickets for Saturday's Mile race. Tickets for Sunday's Springfield Mile II are available at www.springfieldmile.org.

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 FansChoice.tv are the official homes for coverage of American Flat Track. For the 2019 season, NBCSN’s coverage of AFT moves to highly-coveted, weekend afternoon 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/. FansChoice.tv remains a cornerstone of AFT's digital strategy, providing live streaming coverage of every event on AFT’s live page while previous events and exclusive features are available on AFT’s VOD page.

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 at FansChoice.tv and catch all the American Flat Track racing action on NBCSN.

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