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Cycle News 2019 Issue 07 February 20

Cycle News is a weekly magazine that covers all aspects of motorcycling including Supercross, Motocross and MotoGP as well as new motorcycles

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30 Years Ago FEBRUARY 22, 1989 Our special Daytona Preview Issue hit the stands 20 years this week. It included interviews with Scott Russell, Mike LaRocco and Eric Bostrom… We reported that Ed Youngblood had resigned as the president of the AMA… We also broke news that the World Championship Road Race Series would be all four-strokes in 2001… Kevin Windham was the winner of the Tampa Supercross at Raymond James Stadium; Ernesto Fonseca won the 125cc East class... We tested the 1999 Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa. Rick Johnson, Jeff Stanton and Damon Bradshaw celebrating on the San Diego Supercross podium was pictured on the cover of Cycle News 30 years ago. Johnson took the win, his fourth straight… Larry Roeseler won the Desert Vipers' Adelanto Grand Prix… Barry Carsten, Jeff Beckington and Gene Naumec stole the show at the Supercross Countdown Series at Gatorback Park in Florida… Randy Hawkins won the Sumter Enduro in South Carolina… Jimmy Button won the 125cc Intermediate class in the Golden State Series at Marysville. Subscribe to nearly 50 years of Cycle News Archive issues: VOL. 56 ISSUE 7 FEBRUARY 20, 2019 P111 20 Years Ago FEBRUARY 24, 1999 (Left) Ernest ran off with the 125cc-class win at the Tampa Supercross 20 years ago. (Below) Dave Aldana receives his award at the ACA banquet 50 years ago.

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