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BMC Racing Backs Davis Fisher in 2021 Mission SuperTwins Class

Press Release | February 16, 2021

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BMC Racing Backs Davis Fisher in 2021 Mission SuperTwins Class

This is a press release from American Flat Track, sent on behalf of BMC Racing…

Beaverton, OR (February 16, 2021) – Beaverton Motor Cycle Racing will be the title sponsor for number-67 Davis Fisher in the 2021 Progressive American Flat Track Mission SuperTwins class.

Bob Lanphere Jr., president of the Lanphere Auto Group, made the announcement: “This decision shows the commitment BMC Racing continues to have in many areas of motorcycle racing,” said Lanphere Jr. “We are proud to be associated with Davis and to provide title sponsorship as he competes in AFT’s premier class.”

Bob Lanphere’s Beaverton Motorcycles opened in 1964, and BMC Racing has supported Fisher’s racing for 14 years. The Lanphere Auto Group owns a number of car and motorcycle dealerships throughout the Pacific Northwest.

BriggsAuto.com backed Fisher’s AFT SuperTwins program in 2020.

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