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American Motorcyclist Association announces first AMA-sanctioned Super Hooligan national championship

New national championship features nine events, kicking off March 14

AMA Press Release

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The first Super Hooligan national championship sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association—known as Progressive Insurance Presents the RSD Super Hooligan AMA National Championship powered by Indian Motorcycle—starts March 14 in Daytona Beach, Fla.

2018 Super Hooligan competition. Photo by Joseph Hitzelberger {Roland Sands Design)

"The hooligan category of flat track racing is quickly gaining popularity," said AMA Track Racing Manager Ken Saillant. "These events organized by Roland Sands Design provide a unique opportunity for riders to get in on the fun of motorcycle competition."

Roland Sands is a former motorcycle racer who won the 1998 AMA 250GP National Championship. He is a world renowned designer of high-performance custom motorcycles and has been promoting Super Hooligan racing for several years.

Super Hooligan is street-bike flat track racing. Motorcycles must be 750cc or larger. The bikes have no front brakes.

Seven of the nine events in 2019 will offer an Amateur Hooligan Class, as well as the Super Hooligan Class.

With AMA sanctioning for the 2019 season, riders will be competing for the coveted AMA National No. 1 plate.

For more information, visit the website for the Progressive Insurance Presents the RSD Super Hooligan AMA National Championship powered by Indian Motorcycle:

Progressive Insurance Presents the RSD Super Hooligan AMA National Championship powered by Indian Motorcycle schedule

  • March 14: American Flat Track Daytona TT, Daytona Beach, Fla.
  • April 13: The Handbuilt Show, Austin, Texas
  • May 11: American Flat Track Perris, Perris, Calif.
  • June 15: Downtown Tulsa, Tulsa, Okla.
  • June 22: San Pedro Asphalt, San Pedro, Calif.
  • August 5-9: Sturgis Rally, Sturgis, S.D.
  • Sept. 7: Moto Bay Classic, San Francisco, Calif.
  • Sept. 28: Costa Mesa Speedway, Costa Mesa, Calif.
  • Oct. 26-27: Moto Beach Classic at Surf City Blitz West, Huntington Beach, Calif.

No amateur classes will be run at the American Flat Track events.

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