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Harley Davidson’s XG750 Flat Track Racer Will Debut At Daytona!

Introducing the Harley Davidson Flat Track Racer: The XG750

Updated August 18, 2018

The new Harley Davidson flat track racer, the XG750R, will be making it’s official debut at Daytona Bike week, and we can’t wait to see it. Now, we already knew that Harley Davidson had developed a new bike specifically for racing, and we’ve already seen some great pictures of it too…but since it’s a race only model and not for civilian consumption, its debut at Daytona may be the only time we get the chance to get up close and personal with it. You can watch it in action on March a6th at the AFT Daytona TT.

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If you didn’t already know, Harley Davidson are retiring their classic XR750 in favor of a more advanced model. Sure, the old XR750 was a veritable powerhouse in the flat track scene, claiming more than 37 AMA Grand National Championships over a career that lasted more than forty years – but Harley Davidson think it’s time for a change.

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The all-new Harley Davidson flat track racer comes with a specially engineered chassis, a race prepared, liquid-cooled and fuel injected Revolution X 750 cc V-twin engine, a slightly updated look and a bucket load of sex appeal. All of this was developed in collaboration with Vance & Hines Motorsports, and it’s exciting stuff. However, it is still only a factory racer – although if you’ve got the dollar and the need, you can purchase a version of the engine through legitimate Harley Davidson dealership which can be modified for racing…

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Here’s what Harley Davidson Vice President and Managing Director for the US, Mike Kennedy, had to say: “There is extraordinary energy building behind the new American Flat Track series, and after decades of XR750 dominance, it’s time to bring a new level of performance and technology to the track with the Harley-Davidson XG750R. The new Daytona TT promises to be a thrilling event. If you are in Daytona for Bike Week, ride to the race and help the Factory Team kick off an exciting season.”

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“The XG750R is a purebred racing motorcycle, but its modified engine is based on the same Revolution X V-Twin anyone can buy from a Harley-Davidson dealer in a Street 750 motorcycle, an engine designed by Harley-Davidson engineers and assembled at Harley-Davidson Vehicle and Powertrain Operations in Kansas City,” adding:There’s a direct link from the Street 750 to the XG750R flat tracker the Factory Team will be racing for a championship, and that link is our passion for performance.”

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The 2017 Harley Davidson flat track team will consist of veteran riders Kenny Coolbeth Jr and Jake Johnson, as well as the emerging talent Brandon Robinson. Good luck guys!

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