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Industry News 2/10/2018

RSD 2018 Super Hooligan National Championship Series Kicks Off Feb. 10th at The One Show in Salem, OR


Roland Sands Design and Indian Motorcycle are proud to bring America the “Greatest Show on Dirt”, with the 2018 Super Hooligan National Championship (SHNC).

This year we’ve hand selected 11 venues that represent the spirit of hooligan racing and its diversity in riders, bikes and tracks. To include the working man and keep it interesting, we’ll be taking the cumulative score from 9 of the 11 rounds to determine our champion. So if you miss a round, crash or break you’ve still got a shot at winning the SHNC title.

2018 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP – Street Bike Flat Track Race Schedule
Date         Race                                                                           Event Location
Feb10       The One Show                                                            Salem, OR
Apr 14       Hippy Killer Hoedown                                                 Perris, CA
May 18      Sacramento Short Track – night before AFT Mile     Sacramento, CA
Jun 16       China Peak Fire Road TT                                          Lakeshore, CA
TBA           Costa Mesa Speedway                                              Costa Mesa, CA
Jul 19-22   Summer X Games                                                     Minneapolis, MN
Jul 27         Dirt Quake                                                                 Castle Rock, WA
Aug 8         Buffalo Chip TT                                                          Sturgis, SD
Aug 17-19  Battle on the Bay (Pier 32)                                        San Francisco, CA
Sep 7         Hurley Surf & Turf                                                      Lemoore, CA
Oct 13-14   Moto Beach Classic                                                  Bolsa China, CA
*Events, Dates & Locations are subject to change at any time

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE RULES
We’ve included legendary tracks like Salem Speedway, the Buffalo Chip TT, Sacramento Mile short rack and Costa Mesa Speedway. Contrasting the legends are new venues paired with a host of entertainment at X Games in Minneapolis, Pier 32 asphalt oval Hooligan Gymkhana in San Francisco bay and a fire road TT at China Peak. We’ve also paired up a flat track race to accompany a professional surf competition in the middle of California as well as longtime favorites Dirt Quake and Hippy Killer Hoedown on a brand new, permanent short track. Finish it off with the final championship round at Moto Beach Classic in Surf City, Huntington Beach, California and you’ve got more good times than you can shake a ratchet at. We suppose you could call it a motorcycle circus, but we like to think of it as a party where a race broke out.

Official SHNC series sponsors are:
Indian Motorcycle, Dunlop Tires, Bell Helmets, MOTUL, K&N Filters, Hurley and Law Tigers.

CONTINGENCIES & PRIZES
Contingency payouts will be paid by check following each race, upon receipt of final results provided by race organizer.

Indian Motorcycle has stepped up with another banger of a grand prize, a new, undisclosed Indian motorcycle modified by the crew at Roland Sands Design. Dunlop tires is the official tire sponsor of the SHNC and have stepped up with a year of 1K Dash for Cash races and purse money. K&N Filters and Bell Helmets are also involved in a big way, bringing fat contingency checks to the competitors, rewarding heroic rides and top finishers. K&N also returns with the main event Holeshot Award. We welcome new sponsors Law Tigers who brings some cash to the rider with the biggest get off. Sometimes when you lose you still win! Anything is possible, it’s a new season of SHNC racing! And just like the bikes, the venues are a mix and mash, there’s going to be surprises and unexpected outcomes. At the end of the day we just want to get sideways and have a good time, come join us.

Indian Motorcycle
• One-off RSD customized new 2019 Indian model will be awarded to the Super Hooligan Series Champion at final round. *Winner must be present at final round.
• $1,000 Winner-Takes-All bonus to winner of Super Hooligan Main Event. *Valid only at Indian Motorcycle title-sponsored events.

Dunlop Tires
• $250 (first) / $150 (second) / $100 (third) payouts for Super Hooligan Main Event.
• $1,000 Winner-Takes-All Super Hooligan Dunlop Dash for Cash event.

Bell Helmets
• $250 (first) / $150 (second) / $75 (third) payouts per Super Hooligan Main Event.
• $2,500 bonus to be awarded to Super Hooligan Series Champion at final round.

K&N Engineering
• $300 Winner-Take-All Holeshot Award for Super Hooligan Main Event.

Law Tigers
• $100 Crash of the Day award. TBD by SHNC

About Super Hooligan
The spirit of hooligan racing comes from a simpler time, when you raced – and could ride home on – any bike you owned. With its roots in Southern California motorcycle culture, today’s flat track hooligan racing category is rapidly gaining in popularity with riders of all ages and experience levels across the nation by offering the fun of motorcycle competition in a less structured environment. Combining the craft of custom motorcycles and racing the Super Hooligan rules are loose and limit the bikes to 750CC and up twins in stock frames with dirt track tires and no front brakes.

About Roland Sands Design
Roland Sands Design is a motorcycle, product and apparel company that has its roots in racing, custom bike building and design. Our inspiration comes from a high performance background that blends the love of two wheels with the desire to create unique products. We live the two wheeled life and our crew is a diverse collection of road racers, off-road, dirt track, super moto and custom bike builders and riders. It’s this diversity that allows us to work with the best in the industry on a wide variety of projects. Follow all bike builds, new products and the life and times of the Roland Sands Design crew at www.rolandsands.com.



Source: Roland Sands Design