Vance & Hines Starts 2021 at Daytona Bike Week

Daytona Bike Week 2021 starts this week and Vance & Hines is ready to greet riders who are after a breath of fresh, Florida air.  

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Vance & Hines product displays opened today for Daytona Bike Week visitors. The company has two big-rigs at the event, located at Daytona Speedway and Daytona Harley-Davidson.

They will have two retail and installation locations at Bike Week. One at Daytona Speedway and the other at Daytona Harley-Davidson in Ormond Beach. Both locations are based out of the company’s newly updated big-rigs. They also both feature the top V&H products from their air, fuel and exhaust product lines. Product experts will help customers determine what works best for their riding needs. They can either install the products on-site or provide customers with detailed information about what their local dealer can order and install back at home.  

2021 American Flat Track Season Kicks Off Next Week  

The 2021 American Flat Track (AFT) season begins at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida with back-to-back half-mile races on March 12 and 13, 2021.  

This series is a huge event for V & H. The company’s comprehensive contingency sponsorship program offers thousands of dollars to riders in AFT Singles, AFT Production Twins and AFT SuperTwins.  

In addition, the company is the presenting sponsor of the Production Twins class, now known as AFT Production Twins presented by Vance & Hines. The new sponsorship program offers over $130,000 in prize money to riders in the class.  

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James Rispoli (#43), won the 2020 AFT Production Twins Championship aboard his Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson XG750R motorcycle.

Many of the top riders use the company’s products, including 2020 Production Twins Champion James Rispoli, Chad Cose(top ten finisher in both Production Twins and Singles), Dalton Gauthier (former AFT Singles champion), and Ben Lowe (third place in 2020 Production Twins). Vance & Hines Racing Development Center is providing support to additional riders as the series gets closer to its initial events in Florida.    

Vance & Hines also produces the Harley-Davidson XG750R race motorcycle for Harley-Davidson and also provides support for riders at every AFT race from the Vance & Hines support rig.  

Brandon Kitchen Rolls into 2021 AFT Singles Series with Husqvarna and Vance & Hines  

Brandon Kitchen, one of the hottest young riders in AFT Singles, flies the Husqvarna flag in 2021, with Vance & Hines as his team’s exclusive engine builder.  

Kitchen and team owner Brent Donley inked a deal to ride the Husqvarna 450 Single for their 2021 effort. Kitchen finished eighth in points during the shortened 2020 season. He also scored a win at the Indy Mile aboard a Vance & Hines-built and owned CRF 450 Honda. Brandon’s HC450 utilizes Vance & Hines engine package, exhaust, and custom tune.  This package is available to all racers in the paddock.  

Brandon Kitchen (#105), one of the hottest riders going in to the 2021 AFT season, will ride a Vance & Hines-tuned Husqvarna HC450 motorcycle this year.

Other V & H powered racers in AFT Singles include Morgan Mischlet and Billy “The Kid” Ross. Several more will also roll out during the first few races. The 2021 AFT Season begins with back-to-back half-mile races in Barberville, FL in mid-March.  

New Pro Stock Motorcycle Debuts at NHRA Gator Nationals in Gainesville FL  

Vance & Hines’ new four-valve Suzuki engine also debuts with four bikes and three-teams at the first NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle (PSM) race of the 2021 season. The race takes place March 11 to 14 in Gainesville, FL. The new engine uses a four-valve head designed by six-time NHRA PSM Champion Andrew Hines at the company’s Racing Development Center.  

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The new four-valve Suzuki motor and custom chassis will debut at the 2021 NHRA Gator Nationals in Gainesville FL. Angelle Sampey, the sports winningest female, will be one of the top riders to roll it onto the track.

Angelle Sampey also pilots the Vance & Hines/Mission Foods Suzuki. It features the new engine and a custom-designed chassis based on years of competition and development by the V&H crew. Angelle is the winningest female in NHRA history with 43 wins and three championships to her credit.  

Reid Motorsports riders Cory Reid and Joey Gladstone also race the new engine and chassis combo. NHRA PSM’s 2016 Champion Jerry Savoie of War Racings will be running the new Vance & Hines Suzuki engine.  

NHRA races are broadcast on Fox and Fox sports channels. For more information, visit the company’s website.

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