How to Watch & What to Watch: Yamaha Senoia Short Track – March 25, 2023 is the live streaming home of Progressive AFT. Complete coverage of this Saturday’s Yamaha Senoia Short Track will kick off with the day’s first practice session at 4:00 p.m. ET (1:00 p.m. PT). Catch every second of on track action on
Event Rewind: DAYTONA Short Track I
Mission SuperTwins presented by S&S Cycle Parts Unlimited AFT Singles presented by KICKER 
Event Rewind: DAYTONA Short Track II
Mission SuperTwins presented by S&S Cycle Parts Unlimited AFT Singles presented by KICKER 
Short Wait to Get Back on TrackThe 2023 Progressive AFT season resumes just two weeks after its thrilling Bike Week double-opener with the inaugural Yamaha Senoia Short Track. Read MoreReality CheckEven with an impressive rookie campaign under his belt, Dallas Daniels (No. 32 Estenson Racing Yamaha MT-07 DT) admitted that it’s still a bit surreal to be racing with riders he once looked to as his childhood heroes. But if Daniels continues to take it to his more established competition like he did at the DAYTONA ST, what once felt surreal is going to become all too real in a big hurry.  Read MoreSpeaking of MeesSince 2016, reigning Mission SuperTwins champ Mees has scored at least one victory in four separate season-opening weekends (‘17, ‘18, ‘20, and ‘21). Perhaps more telling is how the factory Indian Motorcycle legend responded on the occasions that he didn’t. Read MoreEncore! Encore! The continued development of Briar Bauman and the Rick Ware Racing KTM 890 Duke is one the sport will follow closely all season long. The opener has to go down as a smashing success, even if his Thursday no-brakes podium was followed up by a more down-to-earth Saturday seventh. Read MoreWho’s Next?This year’s loaded Mission SuperTwins field is stocked with premier-class winners (11 in all lined up for the DAYTONA ST Main Event). Is there anyone else who could join that historic list this season? Read MoreHome CookingYamaha stands as the title sponsor of the Senoia ST, which is located just a relatively short drive down the interstate from the firm’s American headquarters. Yamaha comes prepared to defend its home turf from a position of strength, having won eight combined Mission SuperTwins races over the past year.  Read MoreIt’s Way Too Early to Get Desperate… Right? Last year, Kody Kopp (No. 1 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing 450 SX-F) pretty much put the Parts Unlimited AFT Singles presented by KICKER championship to bed before his rivals knew what hit them, registering six wins over the season’s opening nine races. Read MoreBreakout While Kopp looks incredibly formidable, there’s a pretty decent chance that if he’s beaten this weekend, the victory will go to a first-time Progressive AFT winner. There’s currently a backlog of riders with obvious win potential backed by teams with a history of turning out race winners. Read More
Countdown The DAYTONA Short Track was a serious showcase of the diversity and parity of manufacturers that now stands as a strength of Progressive AFT in the Mission SuperTwins presented by S&S Cycle class. Count it down with us: 7: Different manufacturers competed(Yamaha, Indian, KTM, Royal Enfield, Kawasaki, Harley-Davidson, Husqvarna)  6: Scored points (Yamaha, Indian, KTM, Royal Enfield, Kawasaki, Harley-Davidson)  5: Topped at least one timed session or race(Yamaha, Indian, KTM, Royal Enfield, Kawasaki)  4: Qualified on the front row(Yamaha, Indian, KTM, Royal Enfield)  3: Finished on the podium(Yamaha, Indian, KTM)  2: Finished top two twice (Yamaha, Indian)  1: Won two races (Yamaha) Short Track HerosMees and Brandon Robinson (No. 44 Mission Roof Systems Indian FTR750) are currently in a five-way tie with Kenny Roberts, Steve Eklund, and Sammy Halbert for fourth most all-time Short Track wins at five. Moving TargetIn short order, Kopp has rocketed up the all-time Parts Unlimited AFT wins list, despite only getting his first just last season. The KTM star is now tied with former class champion and current Mission SuperTwins ace Ryan Wells for fourth all-time with nine wins to his credit.   Spread the WealthParity was a key feature in the Parts Unlimited AFT Singles class as well at the DAYTONA double-opener. Three different manufacturers finished on the podium (KTM, Yamaha, Honda), while four different manufacturers finished inside the top six (KTM, Yamaha, Honda, Husqvarna).