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Johnny Lewis Puts Privateer Indian Scout FTR750 on the Podium in Texas

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Johnny Lewis Puts Privateer Indian Scout FTR750 on the Podium in Texas

Johnny Lewis on the Indian Scout FTR750
Johnny Lewis on the Indian Scout FTR750

Veteran flat track racer Johnny Lewis took a privateer Indian Scout FTR750 out for the very first time and proceeded to put in on the podium at the Lone Star Half-Mile.

Aboard the factory Scout FTR750, the Indian Wrecking Crew has garnered the attention throughout the 2017 American Flat Track season. But at the Lone Star Half-Mile, it was privateer racer Johnny Lewis and a new, off-the-showroom-floor Scout FTR750 that was turning heads.

With his best race of the year, Lewis showcased the prowess of the stock Scout FTR750, as he passed Indian Wrecking Crew rider Bryan Smith on the final lap of the main event to finish with a strong third-place, podium position. It was his first time riding the premier race bike, which is available for purchase to privateer racers, collectors and race fans.

“Not bad for a bike I jumped on for the first time today in practice,” Lewis said during his post-race interview. “It’s been a while since I’ve been on the podium. I can’t tell you how happy I am. It feels good.”

After more than 60 years away from professional flat track racing, Indian Motorcycle Racing has racked up the stats, including 13 total wins, 36 podiums, six podium sweeps, the Manufacturer’s Championship, and Wrecking Crew rider Jared Mees secured his fourth career Grand National Championship earlier this season.

“It’s been a long and rewarding season for all of us at Indian Motorcycle,” said Gary Gray, Vice President – Product for Indian Motorcycle. “We started the season at the Daytona TT and placed 1-2, secured the championship, and now have seen a stock FTR750 place on the podium in its first race. The success of our race team and the FTR750 is a nod to all the hard work and preparation from our entire team to make this season a success.”

For more information on Indian Motorcycle Racing and the Indian Wrecking Crew, visit IndianMotorcycle.com and follow along on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. For information on purchasing a Scout FTR750, please contact Racing@IndianMotorcycle.com.

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