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Industry Pioneer Roland Sands Named Grand Marshal of 2019 DAYTONA TT

  • Dealernews
  • Feb 26, 2019

 

Industry leader and innovator Roland Sands has been named Grand Marshal for American Flat Track's 2019 DAYTONA TT presented by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys. Sands and his wildly-popular Super Hooligan street bike flat track series will roar into Daytona International Speedway on Thursday, March 14.

 

The California-grown Sands has been racing since the age of five and won an AMA 250GP National Road Racing Championship in 1998. With racing and performance as his inspiration, Sands has since become an award-winning custom motorcycle builder and founder of Roland Sands Design, an industry leader in motorcycle customization. 

 

"I am stoked to be a part of the 2019 DAYTONA TT and to bring the Super Hooligans to the historic Daytona International Speedway," said Sands. "Street bikes racing on dirt on the grand daddy of race tracks is absolutely Hooligan territory. We plan to put on a great show for the fans in the stands by bringing the wildest show on dirt back to AFT."

 

A perfect complement to the edge-of-your-seat racing supplied by the pros of American Flat Track, the Super Hooligan championship will bring its second round of action to the DAYTONA TT as an added entertainment element for AFT fans. Known for its bar-banging, dirt-slinging excitement, the Super Hooligans will excite race fans by burning some laps around a custom-built track inside the Daytona International Speedway.

 

 "Roland and the Super Hooligans have always been friends and avid supporters of American Flat Track," said Cameron Gray, COO of AFT Events. "Our fans and the Daytona Bike Week crowd can look forward to an exciting show as these guys take these street bikes out and do battle on the dirt."

 

American Flat Track will kick off its 2019 season with its bar-banging DAYTONA TT in appropriate fashion - during the wild Bike Week festivities in Daytona Beach. The 2019 DAYTONA TT happens Thursday, March 14 once again under the lights of the iconic Daytona International Speedway. Tickets start at just $35 and are available now at www.americanflattrack.com.

 

 For more information on Roland Sands and the Super Hooligans visit www.rolandsands.com.

 

For more information on American Flat Track visit www.americanflattrack.com.

 

To get the latest American Flat Track clothing and merchandise visit www.americanflattracker.com.

 

How to Watch:

 

NBCSN and FansChoice.tv are the official homes for coverage of American Flat Track. For the 2019 season, NBCSN’s coverage of AFT moves to highly-coveted, weekend afternoon programming slots within two weeks of each event. The complete schedule for AFT on NBCSN can be viewed at http://www.americanflattrack.com/events-nbcsn/. FansChoice.tv remains a cornerstone of AFT's digital strategy, providing live streaming coverage of every event on AFT’s live page while previous events and exclusive features are available on AFT’s VOD page.

 

About American Flat Track:

American Flat Track is the world's premier dirt track motorcycle racing series and one of the longest-running championships in the history of motorsports. Sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing in Daytona Beach, Fla., the series is highly regarded as the most competitive form of dirt track motorcycle racing on the globe. For more information on American Flat Track, please visit http://www.americanflattrack.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, check us out on Instagram, live stream the events at FansChoice.tv and catch all the American Flat Track racing action on NBCSN.

 

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