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Indian Scout FTR750 Debuting at Santa Rosa Flat Track Race This Month

Indian Motorcycle is getting back strong into flat track racing, and its new Scout FTR750 is confirmed to make its formal racing debut on 25 September at the Ramspurr Winery Santa Rosa Mile AMA Pro Flat Track race in Santa Rosa, California.
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Opening its gates at 11 am PDT, the race will feature the #3 Scout FTR750 piloted by AMA flat track racing star Joe Kopp, who is one of the 15 riders to complete the Dirt Track “Grand Slam” with medals on the short track, TT, half-mile and, mile courses.

“It’s a proud moment for all of us at Indian Motorcycle to get the Indian Scout FTR750 on the track and formally launch our professional flat track racing program,” said Gary Gray, Product Director for Indian Motorcycle. “We’re delighted to have Joe Kopp riding for us at this historic debut event, and we look forward to a robust and highly competitive racing schedule for 2017.”

Unveiled back at the Buffalo Chip venue in Sturgis on August 7, the Indian Scout FTR750 was built almost from scratch, coming with a new lightweight frame developed in-house by the Indian Motorcycle Racing team.

The standard-issue engine found on the street Scout isn’t suitable for flat track racing so power is provided by a specially-developed 750 cc V-Twin engine that can rev up much higher. It’s also fitted with a raised exhaust, big central air box neatly integrated into the gas tank and everything gets covered by a carbon fiber shell.

Leading up to the AMA Pro Flat Track event, Indian Motorcycle will sponsor the Pro/Am Hooligan and RSD SuperHooligan races in Santa Rosa on the day before, Saturday, September 24.

Roland Sands and his team from Roland Sands Design (RSD) will be racing their custom Indian Scout Sixty dirt track racers in the SuperHooligan class.


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