Team RSD and Scout Sixty’s hit the new racetrack at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip during Sturgis Bike Week
MINNEAPOLIS (July 6, 2016) — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, invites racers and fans of motorcycle racing to participate and attend the Inaugural RSD Super Hooligan Flat Track Race at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Main Amphitheater during the 76th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
The RSD SuperHooligan Indian Scout Sixty race bikes have been touring the nation and seen in action at races held in conjunction with The One Show in Portland, Ore., Mama Tried in Milwaukee, Wis., Bike Week in Daytona, Fla., IV Flat Track Del Mar in Del Mar, Calif., and The Hand Built Show in Austin, TX.
At the Buffalo Chip, the riders are scheduled to take to the track for the First SUPER HOOLIGAN race on Wednesday, Aug. 10 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Race classes for the evening include Run What Ya Brung, Vintage, Hand Shifter, Super Hooligan and a purse paying Pro Single/DTX. Afterwards, stick around to enjoy the blistering audio of The Reverend Horton Heat and Five Finger Death Punch. All brands of bikes are welcome to race.
The races, sponsored by Indian Motorcycle and Roland Sands Design, bring back the excitement and surprises of traditional heritage racing with the added punch of music and drag racing. The newly built dirt flat track at the Buffalo Chip circles the infield between the Wolfman Jack Stage and the Top Shelf Bar bringing the racing action to center stage with prime VIP viewing.
The spirit of hooligan racing comes from a simpler time, when you raced – and could ride home on – whatever bike you owned. With its roots in Southern California motorcycle culture, today’s flat track hooligan racing category is rapidly gaining in popularity with riders of all ages and experience levels across the nation by offering the fun of motorcycle competition in a less structured environment. Combining the craft of custom motorcycles and racing, the Super Hooligan rules are loose and limited the bikes to 750cc and larger twins in stock frames with dirt track tires and no front brakes.
“We are proud to have helped the Super Hooligan racing classes gain even more popularity across the U.S. with a series of sponsorships,” says Reid Wilson, Director of Marketing for Indian Motorcycle. “We want to invite riders of all brands to come join in the legendary fun of racing in the middle of the biggest party in the world. Being a hooligan racer at the Buffalo Chip is going to be about as epic as it can get for rally week in the Black Hills.”
Interested in joining the racing and action? For more information and to register click HERE or go to http://www.rolandsands.com/blog/673/sturgis-moto-stampede.
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ABOUT ROLAND SANDS DESIGN
Roland Sands Design is a motorcycle, product and apparel company that has its roots in racing, custom bike building and design. Our inspiration comes from a high performance background that blends the love of two wheels with the desire to create unique products. We live the two-wheeled life and our crew is a diverse collection of road racers, off-road, dirt track, super moto and custom bike builders and riders. It is this diversity that allows us to work with the best in the industry on a variety of projects.
ABOUT THE STURGIS BUFFALO CHIP
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip is the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™. Established in 1981, the venue’s nine-day festival, known as The Best Party Anywhere™, remains one of the world’s most televised and longest running independent music festivals. Buffalo Chip guests have the freedom to party and play while experiencing world-class concerts, outrageous events, moving freedom celebrations, thrilling PowerSports and more. Located three miles east of Sturgis, SD on 600 creek-fed acres, it offers cabins, RVs, camping, a swimming hole, bars, mouth-watering food, showers, paved roads, and more to visitors traveling from all corners of the world. The Chip’s concerts are free with camping. More details are available atwww.Buffalochip.com.
ABOUT INDIAN MOTORCYCLE®
Indian Motorcycle, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), is America’s first motorcycle company. Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycle has won the hearts of motorcyclists around the world and earned distinction as one of America’s most legendary and iconic brands through unrivaled racing dominance, engineering prowess and countless innovations and industry firsts. Today that heritage and passion is reignited under new brand stewardship. To learn more, please visit www.IndianMotorcycle.com.
ABOUT POLARIS® INDUSTRIES
Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader with annual 2015 sales of $4.7 billion. Polaris fuels the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts with our RANGER®, RZR® and POLARIS GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; our SPORTSMAN® and POLARIS ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; VICTORY® and INDIAN MOTORCYCLE® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; SLINGSHOT® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, SWITCHBACK® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories sold under multiple recognizable brands, and has a growing presence globally in adjacent markets with products including military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. www.polaris.com