Did you Know? Things about the Event:
Where is the event? The event is at Remington Park, One Remington Place, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
When does the event start?
The Racing begins at 6:30 p.m.. However, the gates open at 2:00 p.m. and their is a lot of things for you to see and do during the afternoon before the racing begins. There will be vendor areas both inside the air conditioned building and outside on the Remington grounds. Vendors will have all types of products on display from the motorcycling industry and beyond. There will be all types of activities for kids to keep them entertained from bounce houses, face painting and more. New for this year we will have the House of Kawasaki Knocker Ball Arena! Get in on the action and punish your buddies inside the Knocker Balls! We will also have live music by OKC’s “BC & The Big Rig” rocking the entire Fanzone all day and even into the night! For you die-hard race fans that don’t want to miss a thing, timed qualifying is from 2:00-4:00 pm.
The American Flat Track racing Paddock will open to everyone at 4:30 p.m. . You will be able to meet the racers, get autographs, take photos, and check out the amazing race bikes. New for 2017 the race pits will be located just outside of turn 1 in the Remington paved parking lot. This will make for a much shorter walk and easier interaction during this really cool open pit opportunity. Bring your kids and let them get signed schwag from the heroes of the sport!
Then, at 6:00 p.m. opening ceremonies will commence and we have some surprises for you! You won’t want to miss!
How do I buy tickets? Click on the “buy tickets” link on this site and select your tickets. Its as easy as that! If you have any problems or questions don’t hesitate to call the fine folks at Showclix and they can help you out. 888-718-4253
Is the viewing good if I purchase a General Admission Ticket? Absolutely Yes! We will have grand stand seating constructed that will hold upwards of 4000 spectators. This seating will be front and center to the Start/Finish line. This seating will be first come first serve. There are numerous grassy areas in the shade in the event you would like to bring your own lawn chair. Remington Park has a state of the art jumbo tron that measures 40′ tall x 60′ long that will ensure you won’t miss any of the action on the big monster 1 mile dirt track!
You are welcome to bring your lawn chair and grab your favorite spot in one of the many grassy areas available!
Is there designated parking for us motorcyclists? Yes there is! The designated motorcycle parking is just outside of the “RACING” entrance to Remington Park. Your motorcycle parking is in conjunction with the VIP parking. Look for the signage and it will be next to the AFT Pro racing Pit area.
Is there designated parking for RV’s and or campgrounds available? Yes there is designated parking for RV’s onsite. This rv parking does not have hook ups of any type but are available with reservation (email Christy.McCormack@remingtonpark.com)
Across the street from Remington Park is a really nice RV campground known as “Twin Fountains RV Park” 2727 NE 63rd St, Oklahoma City, OK 73111 Call for Reservations 405-475-5514 or check out their website www.twinfountainsrvpark.com
Did you Know? Race Related Terminology:
CC: Cubic centimeters in reference to engine displacement.
Displacement: The space covered or volume swept out by the engine piston at each stroke.
Disqualification: Unless otherwise specified, the forfeiture of all points, awards and prizes earned during a particular race.
Draft: Two or more racers race inches apart in a single-file line. The advantage is that the bikes share the same “pocket of air” allowing them to travel a few miles an hour faster than they would be able to if they were racing separately.
Flaggers: Workers stationed at various points around the track to advise riders of track conditions by using different color flags. Also known as “corner workers.”
Get Off: A crash.
Heat Race: A qualifying race determining which riders advance to the main event.
High-side: A crash where the rider goes over the top of the bike, as opposed to laying it down, or a “low-side.”
Holeshot: Taking the lead into the first turn of a race.
Homologation: The process of acquiring eligibility for a motorcycle to be entered in competition. Homologation rules are formulated to create parity among race bikes and to maintain a level playing field for competitors.
LCQ: The Last-Chance Qualifying race for GNC2 riders, top finishers advance to the main event.
Line: The fastest way around the track, or through a particular part of the track. Can vary with changing course conditions.
OEM: Original Equipment Manufacturer.
Pit/Paddock: Area primarily designated for the preparation and maintenance of race equipment. May also include parking for transporters and other support vehicles.
Pit Crew: Mechanics and/or team assistants.
Privateer: A racer competing without benefit of a factory contract or major sponsor support.
Program: The predetermined outline of events that make up a race.
Qualify: To advance to the final race event by time trial or finish position in a heat race.
Seize: When an engine fails due to excessive heat buildup.
Semi: A qualifying race for heat-race finishers that did not qualify for the main in their heats.
Thumper: Descriptive term for a 4-stroke motorcycle engine in regard to the deep sound of the exhaust.