Indian Motorcycle Racing & Tyler O'hara Capture Second-consecutive Motoamerica Super Hooligan National Championship

12 September 2023

The final round of MotoAmerica's Mission Super Hooligan National Championship (SHNC) at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) was a thrilling showdown between two brothers, each equipped with their S&S-built Indian FTR Hooligan race bikes. Indian Motorcycle Racing's Tyler O'Hara and Jeremy McWilliams entered the event tied at 106 total points, both determined to secure the 2023 SHNC title.

In a nail-biting competition, Tyler O'Hara emerged victorious for the second consecutive season, displaying remarkable skill as he triumphed over Jeremy McWilliams in a dramatic fashion. O'Hara won both rounds at COTA and secured victory in five out of the season's eight races on his Mission® Foods S&S® Indian FTR.

O'Hara expressed his gratitude to his S&S-Indian Motorcycle team, acknowledging their hard work throughout the season in keeping his Indian FTR in peak condition. He praised the FTR for its exceptional performance in power, handling, and maneuverability, deeming it the standout bike in its class.

The final round at COTA witnessed intense action as O'Hara and McWilliams engaged in fierce battles, maneuvering their Indian FTRs through challenging corners and executing incredible passes. Their familiarity with each other's tactics added to the excitement, resulting in an epic clash between two highly skilled riders. Race 1 concluded with McWilliams high-siding in the final turn of the last lap, though he remained unharmed and ready for Race 2 on Sunday. Nevertheless, O'Hara secured the final win of the season.

Gary Gray, Vice President Racing, Service and Technology for Indian Motorcycle, praised the unique relationship between Tyler and Jeremy, noting their ability to draw upon each other's expertise and experience. He highlighted their unwavering determination to win while riding their FTR bikes. Gray emphasized the dedication of the S&S crew and the riders, underscoring their relentless pursuit of victory. He expressed excitement about displaying the No. 1 plate on Tyler's FTR in the upcoming season.

Indian Motorcycle Racing is supported by Progressive Insurance®, Mission® Foods, and Medallia®, with additional backing from Indian Motorcycle Motor Oil, S&S®, Parts Unlimited, Drag Specialties®, Performance Finance, and J&P Cycles®.