Monthly Archives: March 2012

XR Showdown Raises the Stakes for the 2012 AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series Championship

Courtesy of AMA Pro Racing: DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 27, 2012) - With new teams, riders and sponsors participating in the opening round of the AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series season opener at the Daytona International Speedway, the XR1200 division, now in its third season, has never looked better. And if the thrilling finish on [...] Continue reading

Kyle Wyman: Pre-Season and Daytona

Courtesy of Kyle Wyman Racing 3/25/2012 – Pre-Season and Daytona! It’s been a long time since I’ve updated my blog. My story over the past two months has been one of traveling… a mixture of work and play that really feels just like play. Today is officially Day 39 on the road, and I must say [...] Continue reading

Vance & Hines at Daytona Bike Week

Santa Fe Springs, CA, March 21, 2012 – Daytona Bike Week has launched the 2012 rally season, with motorcyclists from across the globe descending on the speed capital of the world, for ten days of riding, races and entertainment. With its Show Trucks parked at both the Daytona International Speedway and Destination Daytona, Vance & [...] Continue reading

Wyman Wins Vance & Hines XR1200 Final

Courtesy of Cycle News: DAYTONA BEACH, FL, MAR. 16 – You play cat and mouse often enough and the mouse will eventually win. That’s what happened on the final lap of the Vance & Hines XR1200 final as Bartel’s Harley-Davidson‘s teammates Michael Barnes and Tyler O’Hara tried to outsmart each other in the drafting war to [...] Continue reading

Krawiec Wins an All-Harley Final at Gainesville Drags

Courtesy of Harley-Davidson GAINESVILLE, FL (March 12, 2012) – Riding a Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® motorcycle, Krawiec opened the defense of the Pro Stock Motorcycle championship he won last season by leading each round of qualifying, winning four rounds of eliminations, and setting a new national elapsed-time (ET) record for the class. According to the NHRA, Krawiec [...] Continue reading


courtesy of Indianapolis Motor Speedway: Popular AMA Pro class features V-Twin thunder, close competition INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, March 9, 2012 – The AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series – featuring the distinctive thunder of Harley-Davidson motorcycles – will return to the Red Bull Indianapolis GP schedule Aug. 17-19 after a successful, popular Indianapolis Motor Speedway [...] Continue reading

H-D Screamin’ Eagle® Team is Ready to Race at Gainesville

Courtesy of Harley-Davidson The Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines drag racing team will debut restyled Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® motorcycles when the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series hosts its first Pro Stock Motorcycle event of the season at the 43rd annual Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals, March 8-11 in Gainesville, Florida. Rider Ed Krawiec, the reigning 2011 [...] Continue reading