American Flat Monitor: Collection Resumes April 27 With Mission Texas Half-Mile


Progressive AFT’s Stars to Shine Huge and Shiny at Mission Texas Half-Mile

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Progressive American Flat Monitor, sanctioned by AMA Professional Racing, returns to motion this weekend with the Mission Texas Half-Mile introduced by Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda and Roof Methods of Dallas at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Price, Texas, on Saturday, April 27.

The sequence’ cease in Dallas-Fort Price is likely one of the most vital yearly because of its rapid proximity to the house bases of a number of of Progressive AFT’s companions and groups, together with Mission Meals, Roof Methods of Dallas, TX, and Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda.

That naturally celebratory ambiance shall be elevated into one other stratosphere in 2024, because the spherical will happen alongside the Goodguys 14th LMC Truck Spring Lone Star Nationals introduced by TREMEC, which is able to characteristic over 2500 traditional autos amongst quite a few different points of interest, on the sprawling Texas Motor Speedway.

Reigning Grand Nationwide Champion Jared Mees (No. 1 Rogers Racing/SDI Racing/Indian Motorbike FTR750) comes into this weekend’s high-profile Mission SuperTwins showdown with an amazing deal getting in his trend. Not solely is Mees’ the game’s all-time winningest rider within the Half-Mile self-discipline with a exceptional 37 such victories to his title, he’s additionally triumphed within the sequence’ most up-to-date three stops at Texas Motor Speedway (2018, 2019, 2022), its most up-to-date Half-Mile (Black Hills HM, ‘23), and its most up-to-date race full-stop (Senoia ST).

Nonetheless, he additionally returns to Texas trying up at two rivals within the early 2024 level standings. Chief rival Dallas Daniels (No. 32 Estenson Racing Yamaha MT-07 DT), who is set to tear the torch free from Mee’s throttle hand if needed, presently leads the way in which on the energy of finishes of first, second, and third within the season’s opening three races.

And slotted in between Daniels and Mees is the on-form Brandon Robinson (No. 44 Mission Roof Methods Indian FTR750), who would love nothing greater than to maneuver into the factors lead with a win at his crew’s residence race this weekend.

A number of different riders shall be in competition for the win as effectively, headlined by two-time premier-class champion Briar Bauman (No. 3 Rick Ware Racing/KTM/Components Plus KTM 790 Duke) and joined by fellow Mission SuperTwins race winners Davis Fisher (No. 67 Rackley Racing/Bob Lanphere’s BMC Racing Indian FTR750), Jarod Vanderkooi (No. 20 JMC Motorsports/Fairway Ford Ohio Indian FTR750), Johnny Lewis (No. 10 Moto Anatomy X Powered by Royal Enfield 650), and Bronson Bauman (No. 37 Fastrack Racing Mission Meals KTM 790 Duke).

Others to maintain shut tabs on embrace fourth-ranked Brandon Worth (No. 92 Memphis Shades/Corbin/OTBR Yamaha MT-07), the Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda duo of Dan Bromley (No. 62 Huge Crimson Tremendous Twins/Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda Transalp) and Morgen Mischler (No. 13 Huge Crimson Tremendous Twins/Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda Transalp), and extremely rated rookies Trevor Brunner (No. 21 Mission Meals/Zanotti Racing KTM 790 Duke) and Max Whale (No. 18 Latus Motors Racing/Liqui Moly Harley-Davidson XG750R).

Components Limitless AFT Singles introduced by KICKER

The early ‘24 Components Limitless AFT Singles introduced by KICKER title struggle has taken on just about the identical form because the earlier two. Following three rounds, double defending champion Kody Kopp (No. 1 Rick Ware Racing/Components Plus KTM 450 SX-F) is firmly in management and effectively on his option to ending this season’s marketing campaign because the undisputed most adorned rider in school historical past.

And meaning the rest of a talent-laden subject should stand up and meet Kopp’s problem or threat serving as a backdrop to historical past. An elite handful of riders within the pack have confirmed they’ve the talents to go bar-to-bar with Kopp on any given night time. It’s only a matter of doing in order persistently because the Rick Ware Racing ace.

Second-ranked Dalton Gauthier (No. 79 D&D Racing/Licensed KTM 450 SX-F) has the instruments to take action as evidenced by the Components Limitless AFT Singles class crown included on his prolonged résumé. And third-ranked Tom Drane (No. 59 Estenson Racing Yamaha YZ450F) confirmed himself to be equal to the duty throughout a torrid second-half run in 2023.

Trent Lowe (No. 48 American Honda/Mission Meals CRF450R) was victorious in Texas a yr in the past, albeit at Satan’s Bowl Speedway. However no 450 rider has been as profitable at Texas Motor Speedway as Shayna Texter-Bauman (No. 52 Rick Ware Racing/Components Plus KTM 450 SX-F), who boasts wins on the observe in 2017 and 2019 amongst her category-leading tally.

Others would possible be content material to first end atop the field this weekend and go from there, an inventory of pilots that begins with Chase Saathoff (No. 88 JPG Motorsports Honda CRF450R), who nonetheless seeks a maiden victory regardless of logging quite a few podiums and battling up entrance on a week-in, week-out foundation, and contains the likes of James Ott (No. 19 1st Impressions Race Workforce Husqvarna FC450) and, Aiden RoosEvans (No. 26 FRA Belief/ATV’s and Extra Yamaha YZ450F).

Fan actions will get underway on Friday, April 26, with Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda Pre-Get together the place followers, riders, and crew crew can get collectively on the dealership from 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. native time to take pleasure in meals, enjoyable, and a storewide sale.

There shall be lots to maintain spectators entertained on the occasion on Saturday off the observe as effectively, together with quite a few distributors, loads of meals and beverage choices, stay music courtesy of Texas-based rock & roll/dance social gathering band Time Thief, face portray and character drawings for teenagers, intensive bike parking, and a fireworks show on the finish of the night.

A particular Goodguys Normal Admission Combo ticket is obtainable HERE for simply $55 (youngsters 12 and underneath $13), which incorporates Saturday admission to the Goodguys 14th LMC Truck Spring Lone Star Nationals and Normal Admission to the Mission Texas Half Mile that night.

Standalone Normal Admission Grandstand tickets may be bought for $35 (youngsters 12 and underneath $5), whereas Reserved Grandstand tickets are $45 (all ages). The Pit Move Improve may be added to both choice. A climate-controlled expertise together with Pit Move entry is obtainable both by particular person Indoor Suite tickets ($150) or by reserving a Non-public Indoor Suite ($2000) that may accommodate as much as twenty folks. 

New for 2024 is the Opening Ceremonies Trackside Fan Expertise ($150 all ages). This ticket choice supplies reserved seating with Pit Move entry, a guided tour of, and picture alternatives at, the infield podium and begin/end line, infield viewing of Opening Ceremonies and the warmth races, and a observe discuss and picture alternative with 2016 Grand Nationwide Champion Bryan Smith.

Go to to order your seats at this time.

Gates will open for followers at 4:00 p.m. ET (1:00 p.m. PT) with Opening Ceremonies scheduled to start at 8:00 p.m. ET (5:00 p.m. PT). You may catch the livestream of all of the weekend’s racing actions on FloRacing. Motorsports followers can subscribe to FloRacing to take pleasure in over 1,000 stay motorsports occasions in 2024. FloSports is obtainable by visiting https://flosports.hyperlink/aft or by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Hearth and Chromecast.

FOX Sports activities protection of the Mission Texas Half-Mile, that includes in-depth options and thrilling onboard cameras, will premiere on FS1 on Sunday, Might 5, at 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT).

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