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Cycle News 1967 07 20

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AHOLA CAPTURES MID-SEASON CROWN Photos & story by Vic Ebbutt Before 3160 cbeering, screaming fans, Matchless-mounted Emil Ahola of Tacoma once again proved that he is king of Graham Speedway. Challenged by Dave Palmer of Santa Monica, California, for twenty grueling laps, Ahola managed to retain the mid-season championship July 6. He won $200' for first place in the Expert event. Invaders Stopped Close to the rear wheel of Palmer was Larry Garbe of Vancouver, B.C., and in fourtb place was Dallas Baker of Orange, California. It seemed as though tbe invaders from California had been baited temporarily• There are still two National Championships, one more midseason flat track championship, two two-star TT's, one two-star flat track and one four-star TT yet to be run in the next nine days. Maybe the tables will be turned in these events. Tbe racing was marred by one serious accident in the fifth lap of the Novice Main when Cappy Skeen of Kirkland was thrown nearly 50 feet in a four bike crash which sent young Skeen to the hospital. Tbe race was called at this point by ,AMA Referee Dave Welsh and Dale Silvey of Auburn was declared tbe winner with Gene Simon, second, and John Smitb. third. The Amateur Main was won handily by Dan Holton of Auburn with a 100 ft. lead over second place Ross Roberts of Yakima. Third went to sandy saunders of Tacoma. LAWNDALE CYCLE 15324 HAWTHORNE BLVD, LAWNDALE, CALIFORNIA 616-0161 (-:.:<) SP2-IB22 i~~Nonda C-z (l. Husqvarna Complete Service, Parts. - t: M lJJ1iJ~l· "~J In MOT1)RS 2422 E. HI':\TIIW;TO:>i OIl1VE m:AIlTE. CAI.IFOIl:'liIA Telephone 359-4541 CANOGA PARK ~ 7233 CANOGA AVE. 346-3700 (Results OD page 16) "Indian Jo'" Kadl,ra pours on the power as h' heads Into the stra1lblaway. • -',- . t I • ••••••••••••• SHELL MOTORS ; : YAMAHA. I 3346 Centu.., Blvd. I I : • ............... LYlwooll-N E H864 BAIDGESTONE 1IIIIIS111l !: FOR THE NAME OF YOUR NEAREST DEALER So. Cal: McCulloch Distr. Inc. (213) 772·2101 No. Cal: Coast McCulloch (405) UN 3·5520 I******************~ ! * THE TWO-WHEELER ~* ~: SUZUKI Ready for Immediate Delivery! * 867 W. Colton Av~ San * Bernardino. call';* (714) 885-3445 ****************~ \ Randy Stewart leads the Novlc' Main. •••••••••••••• on used • • SAVE HONDA PARTS: : • • • Wi Imington Discount Cycle Center 1505 Avalon, Wilmington, Calif. TE 4-0558 PHONE ~T[HLE55 HODAKA ~. I) SALES, PARTS· SERVICE EDDIE CROWELL 10427 Pro.,'r.lnglrwood OR 3-9573 Expert Larry Garbe, 01 Vancouv,r. Wash•• demonstrates raclnl .chnlque for phololrapll... Th' man: Emil AIloIa. Th' machine: Matchless. Th' combination: PI. less. • I •

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