Attention all flat track racers – West Coast Info for 2018 Harley Davidson Flat Track Nationals

Attention all flat track racers – 2018 Harley Davidson Flat Track Nationals 

            Saturday August 18 2018 – Strathmore Alberta 

            Saturday & Sunday August 25-26 2018 Dinosaurs Downs Drumheller Alberta

 

July 15 2018 update

 

Series details 

 

The National Rounds on August 18th and August 25th will count towards National Series Points for Open Expert, DTX Expert, Open Intermediate, DTX Intermediate.

 

All other classes will be split into an East and West Race Series.

The two national rounds and the August 25 th race in Alberta will count towards the ‘2018 Amateur Western National Championship’.

All of the other ‘National Series’ rounds will count towards the ‘2018 Amateur Eastern National Championship’.

 

 

Rider Support

 

With this being a new national series and recognizing the changes that have occurred in the schedule mid-season we have developed the following programs to assistance racers and teams.

 

Flat Track Canada Riders Page.

This is an open forum; people can post comments, questions and discussions on the page. Please keep it respectful.

https://www.facebook.com/Flat-Track-Canada-Riders-Page-1998981270319434/

This FB page will aid in connecting riders who are interested in sharing travel and movement of bikes and equipment.

 

Motorcycle Shipping

Flat Track Canada and their partners are offering Eastern Canadian and BC flat track people assistance traveling to Alberta.

The assistance program offers participants the ability to ship their motorcycle, small toolbox, tent and spare wheel at NO COST to the racer. All equipment must be carefully labeled. A maximum of 2 motorcycles will be available to ship per racer. Space is made available on a first come, first serve basis however Intermediates and Experts trump other registrations until Saturday July 31st

 

Shipping Details

OTSFF has graciously offered the use of one of their 53ft stacker trailers. These trailers are specially designed to haul motorcycles and equipment all over North America and will easily accommodate 60 motorcycles.

Drop off and Pick up point will be at OTSFF headquarters in Brampton Ontario. 128 Hedgedale Road L6T 5L2.

Drop off date will be Saturday August 11th from 10am to 9pm.

Pick up date will be Thursday August 30th from 2pm to 9pm & Friday August 31st 9am to 5pm.

 

Contact Person: Aaron Hesmer 226 755 2208 / info@flattrackcanada.com

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern racers flights / travel

 

We have a locked in number of flights reserved through Flair Airlines. They will be flying on these specific days:

 

Friday August 17th Hamilton to Calgary 

Monday August 20th Calgary to Hamilton 

Friday August 24th Hamilton to Calgary 

Monday August 26th Calgary to Hamilton 

 

Each way with no baggage is $220. If you want to reserve a spot please contact Aaron or Katalin at 226 203 2100/ info@flattrackcanada.com 

 

Deals may be cheaper but they can fluctuate in price this gives us a locked in price for FTC. If you want this price register and pay with us as we have put the deposit down on a group booking. 

 

Other airlines are Flair, Swoop, West Jet & Air Canada.

 

We will be posting on the facebook page any other deals on hotels, car rentals, motorcycle rentals, and visiting attractions such as and including the world famous Royal Tyrrell Dinosaur Museum! https://www.facebook.com/Flat-Track-Canada-Riders-Page-1998981270319434/

 

 

BRITISH COLUMBIA

 

International Motorsports has graciously offered the use of their equipment to haul motorcycles and equipment from Vancouver and the Okanagan to Strathmore and Drumheller Alberta.

 

Drop off date TBD

Pick up date TBD

 

Contact Person: Niki Kendall 604 329 0757 / vancouverflattrackclub@gmail.com

 

Drive and Fly

For those who wish to drive out and fly home for the week between events Flat Track Canada is offering an opportunity to park their rig in Calgary. There is space at Cycle Works Calgary (limited space) or a secure yard close to the Calgary Airport.

 

Contact Person: Don Galloway 780 966 3590 / dgalloway@cycleworks.com

 

 

Race bike Maintenance

 

  • Strathmore Ag Society has a garage with water supply at their location. Racers are welcome to maintain their equipment on August 19th before loading up for Drumheller.
  • Friday August 24ththe bikes will be unloaded and placed in the shop area at Drumheller Speedway.
  • A list of our partner part suppliers will be made available and have a parts program for any racers who are in need of replacement parts for the following week.

 

Event General Information

 

Classes

 

Production Frame (DTX) Expert

Production Frame (DTX) Intermediate

Production Frame (DTX) Novice

249- 450cc Beginner

Veteran (40+)

Veteran (60+)

Mod Vintage

Dino Vintage

250

85/150cc Youth

65 Youth**

50 Chain**

50 Shaft**

**youth classes age may vary depending on region

 

Strathmore Alberta event is August 18th with a rain date of August 19th 

Address: 122 Brent Blvd, Strathmore, AB T1P 1K1

Times are as follows:
Back Gate Opens at 9am-11:30am

Harley Davidson Demo Rides 12:00pm

Practice starts at 12:30pm

Open to Spectators at 1:00pm
Heats start at 3:00pm
Opening Ceremonies at 5:15pm
Feature Event starts at 5:30pm
Purse is $7690

 

Track is 5/8 Cushion with sand/pea gravel mix

 

 

 

Dinosaur Downs Drumheller Alberta Saturday August 25 2018 

Drumheller, AB @ the Drumheller Agricultural Society and Drumheller Speedway
T0J 0Y7

HARLEY-DAVIDSON demo rides start at 12:00pm- Must have at least an M1 license and have your own riding helmet

Times are as follows:
Back Gate Opens at 9am-11:30am
Practice starts at 12:30pm
Open to Spectators at 1:00pm
Heats start at 3:00pm
Opening Ceremonies at 5:15pm
Feature Event starts at 5:30pm

Purse is $7690

Rain Date: Sunday August 26 2018

Track is 1/2 mile hard packed clay type surface with some sand mix 

 

 

 

For any other questions please contact your area rep:

 

Ontario / Quebec

Aaron Hesmer 226 755 2208/ info@flattrackcanada.com

 

Alberta 

Don Galloway 780 966 3590/ dgalloway@cycleworks.com

 

British Columbia

Niki Kendall 604 329 0757/ vancouverflattrackclub@gmail.com

 

Saskatchewan

Cal McKee 780 689 1531/ speedfreak48@yahoo.com

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