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Cycle News 2019 Issue 19 May 14

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 MAY 17, 1989 The opening round of the 1999 AMA National MX Series was held at Glen Helen Raceway and we featured the 250cc- and 125cc-class winners—Sebastien Tortelli and Ricky Carmichael—on the cover 20 years ago… Jay Springsteen was also shown on the cover for winning the Hagerstown Half Mile… We reported that Mick Doohan had suffered multiple serious injuries when he crashed during Friday's 500cc World Championship qualifying at Jerez. One of those injuries was to his leg that he had already badly broken in 1992. Alex Crivelle won the race. We featured the Meadowlands Supercross doubleheader on the cover of Cycle News 30 years ago. Damon Bradshaw and Jeff Stanton got equal airtime after splitting the wins… Scott Russell captured his first AMA Superbike National win in his home state of Georgia at Road Atlanta… Larry Roeseler took the overall win at the AMA National Reliability Trials Series round at the John Zink Ranch in Oklahoma… Kevin Schwantz crashed out of a sure World Championship Road Race win at Jerez. Eddie Lawson took the victory. Subscribe to nearly 50 years of Cycle News Archive issues: VOL. 56 ISSUE 19 MAY 14, 2019 P125 20 Years Ago MAY 19, 1999 Things get a little crowded during the Stump Jumpers Grand Prix at Saddleback Park 50 years ago. (Right) Kevin Schwantz walks away after crashing while seemingly heading to the 500cc GP win at Jerez 30 years ago.

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