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- Troy Bayliss back on track to run five races of AMA Flat Track
- The Australian will drive a special built-based Ducati, inspired by Scrambler® Full Throttle
- The motion was made by Lloyd Brothers Motorsports team, in collaboration with Ducati
- Borgo Panigale (Bologna), April 28, 2015 - A few days before the official announcement of the participation of Troy Bayliss five races of the AMA Pro Flat Track 2015, here is the first image of Ducati with which the three-time World Superbike Champion will return on the track.
Made from Lloyd Brothers Motorsports team, with the support of Ducati and the sponsorship of the historic Ducati collector Jim Dillard, the bike of Troy Bayliss has a frame crafted specially made for the races of Flat Track, specific suspension for racing on oval wheels 19-inch and, as regulation, only the rear brake disc.
Flat Track racing are a specialty very popular in the United States. Born in the early twentieth century have reached maximum popularity in the 20s and today are much followed in the United States and Australia. Are held on different types of track, but those are all the rage in America is racing on oval by a mile, to the spectacular and speeds up the drivers on the track.
For this reason, Troy Bayliss has chosen to run just five races in the American championship, which will be played on the track by a mile, and its debut is fixed on the legendary oval of Springfield, Illinois, on 24 May, where he will take part with teammate Johnny Lewis, a specialist on the racing oval.
"As a boy, I learned his own with the Dirt Track and Flat Track. Everything I have learned in the dirt I then served in my career on track, and now find myself at the starting point makes me feel young , "said Bayliss. " I am glad of this opportunity. I want to enjoy and participate in the American Championship will be a challenge, but I could not take the opportunity to race on a Ducati with Lloyd Brothers Racing, plus the colors Scrambler®. The Flat Track is increasingly popular here in Australia. Over the past three years, I organized and course in Troy Bayliss Classic and it was great being parked alongside with specialists Flat Track as Henry Wiles, Jared Mees and Sammy Halbert. I'm really excited to leave for the United States and I thank Ducati, the friends of the brand Scrambler®, Ducati North America, Lloyd Brothers Motorsports and Jim Dillard for this exciting opportunity . "
Troy Bayliss is one of the most successful drivers in the history of motorcycle racing on the track with 52 wins in World Superbike, a memorable victory in MotoGP in 2006 in Valencia, the pole position at the Daytona 200 in 2000 and the title of National Champion of British Superbike in 1999, always riding a Ducati. Flat Track races are nothing new for Bayliss: in 2013 it has developed in Australia Troy Bayliss Classic, racing on oval to which you can join by invitation only, and since then, he competed in his native country against many of the protagonists of AMA Pro Flat Track. In 2014 he also won the national championships of Flat Track and Supermoto in Australia. Troy recently took part in the first two rounds of the World Superbike Championship in 2015, replacing the injured David Giuliano driving the Panigale R del'Aruba.it Racing - Ducati Superbike Team.
Race Calendar of Troy Bayliss - AMA Pro Flat Track Series 2015
May 24 - Springfield Mile (Round 3)
May 30 - Sacramento Mile (Round 4)
July 4 - Du Quoin Mile (Round 7)
July 11 - Indy Mile (Round 8)
September 6 - Springfield Mile II (Round 13)
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