Flat Track

America’s top flat track racers confirmed for 2017 Troy Bayliss Classic

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Three of America‰Ûªs leading flat track racers are confirmed to contest the 2017 Motul Pirelli Troy Bayliss Classic presented by Shannon‰Ûªs Insurance at Taree Motorcycle Club on Saturday 21 January.

AMA Pro flat track stars Henry Miles and Sammy Halbert will join compatriot Jared Mees for the fifth instalment of iconic Australian event. Between them, the champions lay claim to eight AMA Grand National titles and have all enjoyed success on Taree's 500m oil based track. Mees and Miles claimed the top two steps of the 2015 podium while Halbert won the inaugural Americana in 2014.

2017 will be the fourth year in succession that Wiles and Halbert have contested the Troy Bayliss Classic, while for Mees, it will be his third visit down-under.
Sammy Halbert is one of three AMA Pro flat track champions who will compete at the 2017 event.
X-Games Gold medallist and four-time AMA Grand National Campion Jared Mees, who is recovering from a broken collarbone, acknowledged he has a great affiliation with the event and Australia‰Ûªs motorcycle racing fans.

‰ÛÏRacing in Australia is one of the moments in my season I look forward to the most,‰Û
X-Games gold medallist Jared Mees will return to defend his 2015 Troy Bayiss Classic crown

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