HARLEY-DAVIDSON FLAT-TRACK RACING NEWEST MEDAL SPORT AT X GAMES AUSTIN

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It’s official. A new motorcycle racing competition will throw dirt June 4 during the inaugural Harley-Davidson® Flat-Track Racing at ESPN’s X Games Austin. Harley-Davidson sponsored two flat-track exhibitions last year, and thousands of fans took to social media to express their excitement for the sport.

official, new, motorcycle, racing, competition,throw dirt, June 4, inaugural, Harley-Davidson®, Flat-Track Racing, ESPN, X Games Austin, Harley-Davidson, sponsored, two, flat-track, exhibitions, last year, thousands, fans, social media, express,excitement, sport,   Las Vegas, Motorcycles, latestbikesinfo.com, simplyautos.com, 2014, 2013, 2012, bikes, Harley Davidson, KTM, Indian, Aprilla, bajaj, BMW, Ducati, Gilera, Honda, Kawasaki, KYMCO, Mountain bikes, E-bikes, Hero Motor, Husqvarna, Royal Enfield, Star, Suzuki, Triumph, Vextrix, Victory, Yamaha, Zero“This June, fans in Austin will experience a new kind of action sport as they watch top athletes in flat- track race for gold,” said Dino Bernacchi, Director U.S. Marketing, Harley-Davidson Motor Company. “Words can’t explain the rush of watching these athletes riding within inches of each other, kicking up dirt and carving through corners. It’s pure adrenaline-charge action.”

The inaugural race is an invitational format, with athletes from around the world receiving the opportunity to be part of the action. The Harley-Davidson XR 750 also joins the field of motorcycles battling for the top podium position at Circuit of The Americas. The gold medalist will be awarded a brand-new Harley-Davidson Street™ 750 motorcycle.

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The Harley-Davidson Flat-Track Racing competition is scheduled to air on ESPN at 9 p.m. (EST), June 4. For details on the race and a list of invited flat-track athletes, visit xgames.com. PLEASE NOTE: This information is subject to change. Tickets for Harley-Davidson Flat-Track Racing are available for purchase starting April 15 at www.ticketmaster.com/xgames.

 

Invited X Games Athletes take to Twitter

official, new, motorcycle, racing, competition,throw dirt, June 4, inaugural, Harley-Davidson®, Flat-Track Racing, ESPN, X Games Austin, Harley-Davidson, sponsored, two, flat-track, exhibitions, last year, thousands, fans, social media, express,excitement, sport,   Las Vegas, Motorcycles, latestbikesinfo.com, simplyautos.com, 2014, 2013, 2012, bikes, Harley Davidson, KTM, Indian, Aprilla, bajaj, BMW, Ducati, Gilera, Honda, Kawasaki, KYMCO, Mountain bikes, E-bikes, Hero Motor, Husqvarna, Royal Enfield, Star, Suzuki, Triumph, Vextrix, Victory, Yamaha, ZeroOn April 16, from 1 to 2 p.m., fans are invited to join two of the sport’s undisputed experts, 2013 and 2014 Pro Flat-Track Grand National champions, Brad Baker and Jared Mees who are taking to Twitter to talk about the X Games Austin flat-track announcement. Questions can be submitted starting today and throughout the live Q&A session by using #XGamesFlatTrack on Twitter.

 

About Harley-Davidson Motor Company

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Article courtesy of  Harley Davidson website.

 

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