American Flat Monitor: Estenson Racing Downsizing For 2024


Estenson Racing Pronounces 2024 American Flat Monitor Crew

Younger title contenders Dallas Daniels and Tom Drane return to spearhead a 2024 AFT championship marketing campaign for the Estenson Racing squad


MARIETTA, Ga. – November 27, 2023 – Estenson Racing is happy to announce the return of Dallas Daniels and Tom Drane for the 2024 American Flat Monitor season. The 2 phenoms will spearhead the crew’s title marketing campaign within the sequence, with Daniels main the way in which within the SuperTwins Championship aboard the Yamaha MT-07 and Drane seeking to take the AFT Singles crown aboard the Yamaha YZ450F.

On the heels of a stellar rookie season within the premier class, Daniels got here out swinging in 2023. The quick rider from Illinois fired the primary shot by sweeping the season opener on the Daytona Brief Monitor doubleheader and led the factors standings for many of the season aboard his Estenson Racing Yamaha MT-07. It was a landmark yr for Daniels, who accomplished a dust monitor grand slam (a profession win in all 4 Grand Nationwide Championship monitor disciplines – Brief Monitor, Half-Mile, Mile, and TT) in simply his second yr within the premier class. It was an thrilling season, with the title chase taking place to the wire and the 20-year-old finally ending the yr runner-up with 5 wins and a complete of 15 podiums in 18 rounds. Daniels heads into his sixth season with the crew trying so as to add a Grand Nationwide Championship to his already spectacular resume of back-to-back AFT Singles titles and a number of victories aboard the MT-07 and YZ450F.


Drane returns for his second season with the crew and appears to construct on his standout rookie season within the AFT Singles Championship. With a brand new crew, new bike, and new tracks, the Australian hit his stride earlier than the midway mark of the season, shortly climbing his means up the factors standings and ending the yr within the runner-up spot with a complete of 4 wins and 10 podiums. The 17-year-old seems to construct on that progress in 2024, battle for prime honors, and return the number-one plate to the Estenson Racing Yamaha YZ450F. 

Tommy Hayden – Estenson Racing Crew Supervisor

“2024 will probably be a change for us with a two-rider crew, however we really feel {that a} extra concentrated effort will enable us to make one other step ahead in efficiency subsequent season. As a crew, we had quite a bit to be happy with this previous season, however to come back so near a SuperTwins Championship and never get it carried out undoubtedly stung and has motivated us to come back again even stronger subsequent yr. With the way in which Dallas carried out this previous season in simply his second yr as a SuperTwins rider and the way in which Tom improved over the course of his first full yr in AFT, I imagine we’re in place to struggle for the championship in each lessons in 24′.

“As excited as we’re about subsequent yr, additionally it is troublesome to not be persevering with with JD and Trevor. I’ve an amazing quantity of respect for each of those guys and nothing however good issues to say about them. They’re each true professionals on- and off- the monitor, and I’ll genuinely miss working with them. With JD particularly, he began with our program from the start. Though there have been many bumps within the highway alongside the way in which with the event, he all the time gave us his greatest effort, carried out like a champion, and gained some massive races for us and Yamaha. I wish to thank each of them for the whole lot they gave the crew and want them the perfect of their future endeavors.”


Dallas Daniels – Estenson Racing Mission SuperTwins

“I’m very excited to be again with the Estenson Racing crew for 2024. I’ve been with them yearly since I turned professional, and I’m trying ahead to persevering with to construct on our relationship and to continue learning. I’m very pleased with this crew and tremendous completely satisfied that they’re having me again. We discovered a lot final yr. So although the yr didn’t finish precisely how we needed, ending second within the championship, we had plenty of success and are going to use all of that to subsequent yr. I’m trying ahead to preventing for extra race wins and attempting to get that championship.” 


Tom Drane will probably be Estenson Racing’s sole AFT Singles rider in 2024. Picture courtesy Yamaha.

Tom Drane – Estenson Racing AFT Singles

I’m actually excited to be returning with Estenson Racing after such first yr. It was nice to have my first full season touring the championship, attending to know everybody, discovering plenty of completely different setups, and studying from the crew. We have been in a position to enhance all yr, which was actually good. On the finish of the season, we began to actually come on sturdy and have been in a position to win races. I really feel actually snug on the bike, and we’re seeking to proceed that stretch by subsequent yr.”


About Yamaha Motor Company, USA 

Yamaha Motor Company, USA (YMUS), is a acknowledged chief within the out of doors recreation business. The corporate’s ever-expanding product choices embody Bikes and Scooters, ATV and Facet-by-Facet automobiles, Snowmobiles, WaveRunner Private Watercraft, Boats, Outboard Motors, Out of doors Energy Gear, Energy Help Bicycles, Golf Vehicles, Energy Help Wheelchair Methods, Floor Mount Expertise (SMT) and Robotic Machines, Unmanned Helicopters, Equipment, Attire, Yamalube merchandise, and way more. YMUS merchandise are bought by a nationwide community of distributors and sellers in the USA. 
YMUS has a company workplace in California, two company workplaces in Georgia, amenities in Wisconsin and Alabama, and manufacturing facility operations in Tennessee and Georgia. Further U.S.-based subsidiaries embody Yamaha Marine Methods Firm (YMSC), with divisions Bennett Marine (Florida), Kracor Methods (Wisconsin) and Siren Marine, Inc. (Rhode Island), Skeeter Boats (Texas), with division G3 Boats (Missouri), and Yamaha Precision Propeller (Indiana).

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