Tune Into the Harley-Davidson Facebook Live Racing Broadcast Friday Night, February 17


MILWAUKEE, Feb. 15, 2017 – Grassroots indoor motorcycle racing action returns to Milwaukee this weekend and Harley-Davidson will be live-streaming the action from Mama Tried’s Flat Out Friday. Racing will take place on the concrete floor of the BMO Bradley Center arena on an oval circuit soaked with sticky Dr. Pepper syrup, and race fans can catch every lap on a Harley-Davidson Facebook Live broadcast beginning at 7 p.m. CST on Friday, Feb. 17.


Rusty Butcher (of the #HarleyHooligans) aims to defend his title in the Hooligan class while AMA 450 Pros race for more than $15,000 in prize money in the Charlotte Kainz Memorial Race. Nine other classes will also be competing: Open amateur, four stroke brakeless, youth 85, open vintage, inappropriate, women, boonies, Z125 and Bultaco.


To check out the action live and in person, purchase tickets at https://www.bmoharrisbradleycenter.com/events/detail/flat-out-friday


In addition to Friday’s races, Harley-Davidson is sponsoring a full slate of Mama Tried events in Milwaukee throughout the weekend.


  • Feb. 16: Mama Tried Bike Night at the H-D Museum

400 W Canal St., Milwaukee

More than 100 race bikes are expected to flood Motorcycle Plaza as Flat Out Friday racers bring their quickest machines to the Harley-Davidson Museum campus before the competition gets hot and heavy on Friday night. MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant will have food and drink specials, while the Zach Pietrini band provides the soundtrack.


  • Feb. 17: Mama Tried’s Flat Out Friday

BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N 4th St, Milwaukee

Indoor flat track racing featuring nine classes. Doors open at 4 p.m. CST


  • Feb. 17: Mama Tried Pre-Party at the H-D Museum

The Garage at the Harley-Davidson Museum®, 400 W Canal St., Milwaukee

Doors Open at 9 p.m. CST

Join Mama Tried and the Harley-Davidson Museum® for the official Mama Tried Pre-Party after the Flat Out Friday races. The Pre-Party will feature a double-dose of rock from Red Light Saints, with opening set by He-Nis-Ra. Pre-Party concert tickets are $10 and are available for purchase online. Advanced tickets are strongly encouraged as this event will sell out.


  • Feb. 18-19: Mama Tried Motorcycle Show

126 S. 2nd St., Milwaukee, Wis.

Saturday, Feb. 18: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. CST

Sunday, Feb. 19: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. CST

The Mama Tried Motorcycle Show is an indoor invitational showcasing the best custom, homebuilt, and unusual race and street motorcycles from the Midwest and beyond. The show will feature more than 100 motorcycles from builders of all genres, including flat-trackers, hill climbers, choppers, and bobbers.

About Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Since 1903, Harley-Davidson Motor Company has fulfilled dreams of personal freedom with cruiser, touring and custom motorcycles, riding experiences and events, and a complete line of Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts, accessories, general merchandise, riding gear and apparel. For more information, visit www.h-d.com.

Editor’s Note: Media attending the Mama Tried weekend events in Milwaukee may request media credentials from Harley-Davidson by contacting Matt King or Chaya Jacobs.

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