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Cycle News 1968 02 02

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RACING- IT ~ RUII.s are adYlsed tIuIt IIstine la ibIs cal_da I. a !rae s.Y1c.. CJcla ....s disclalllS aDJ ".JIOIIsibllIlJ for caacallatlOll or ella-e1 a e '" II)' prolllO..... wltbout ~ lo:I ...::l U IIOtlca. ::.. EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT U INDOOR SHORT TRACK at Portland, Oregon Exposition Center. Paved track, classes Q-25OCc, Class A & C. Time trials at 8P.m., first heat at 8:30 p.m, Regular short track pro g ram plus handicap eve n t , fast time attempts, match races, etc. W1ll run every Friday nlght for rest of winter. EVERY SATURDAY BAY MARE RACE TRACK, off Hwy. 118 between Somis and Moorpark, CIllif., Is open all day for practice. EVERY OTHER SATURDAY ROAD RACE SCHOOL at Whiteman Air Park, 12030 Pierce St., Pacolma(corner Pierce st. and sanFernando Rd.L. Street bike preferably, 9 a.m, start, $10 per student. For Info call Bob Braverman at (213) 785-2421. EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT TT RACING under the lights at Elsinore Race Track. Just off Hwy. 71, east of Perris, Call!. turnoff. Sportsman trophies for all classes. Spectators welcome. EVERY SUNDAY TT RACES at Bay Mare Track. Directions: Off Hwy. 118 between Somis and Moorpark, Call!. Track open for practice at 9 a.m. . races start at U:30 a.m, cau (805) 495-8928. JAN. 26111, FEB. 2, 9, 16 & 23rd INDOOR SHORT TRACK racing at San Jose, Cal. Exposition Bldg., County FlL1rgrounds, Tully Rd. between Fwy. & Monterey Hwy. Promoted by Barkhimer Assoc. Free parking, flat asphalt oval. Purse $600 plus 40% over $2700 gate. $50 to season high point rider. Gates open at 6 p.m., first race at 8':30 p.m, Adults $2.50, kids under 12, 75~. Nov., Am., and EXP. proresstonal AMAriders. FRIDAY, JANUARY 26111 TT STEEPLECHASE RACES at Trojan Raceway, ACA sanctioned. Located corner Long Beach Fwy. and Firestone IDvd. Take Firestone to Garfield, go south on Garfield, west on Southern to track entrance. Polrits, trOPhies and money. Starts at 8 p.m. Every Friday night until April. MEETING, First meeting of new MotoCross Club, FJ.M. sanc. at 8 p.m, at Grtmth Manor Park, 1/2 block East of Golden state Freeway, (Flower street exit), 1/2 block south of Western (between Western & Sonora) in Glend8le, CIllif. Moto-Cross and I.S.D.T. fUm s , memberships w1ll be taken. JAN. 211b, FEB. 3, 11 & 241b INDOOR SHORT TRACK racing at Santa Rosa, CIllif. County FlL1rgrounds Exposition IDdg. Flat 10/th mile asphalt oval. Promoted by Barkhimer Assoc. Nov., Am., Exp. professlonlL1 AMA riders. Purse $600 plus 40% over $2700 gate. SATURDAY, JANUARY 21tb 5th ANNUAL ROBIN SPILLSBURY AWARD BANQUET, to be held at Las Vegas M unl c Ip a l Country Club, Las Vegas, Nevada. t MAKES THE WOlLD BETTEII t SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4tb ENGLISH TRIALS by So. Cal. Trials Assn. at Canyon Crest area near Riverside. Calff, Limed and red arrow marked from Central Ave. turnoff of Riverside Fwy. Overnight campout, Signup 8 a.m •• starts at 10 o·clock. Lots of good seettons, maybe even some mud. Plenty of trophies. For info call SCTA sec·y. Ray Moreau at (213) 37008491. SAT. & SUN., FEBRUARY-l0 & 11111 PONDEROSA HARE SCRAMBLES presented by Greyhounds M.C. , 15 miles east of Lancaster, Cal.onAve. J.lOa.m. start, two Io-mne loops. New trophies to 50% of entries. Minors must have notarized statement of release from parents or Dist. 37 release card. SUNDAY, JANUARY 28111 ELSINORE loo-MILE GRAND PRIX by the Gripsters M.C. at Elsinore, CIllif. For the first time since Catalina a race through town and surrounding countryside. 9 mile course, rain or shine. Small bikes SIlt. , big bikes Sun. Dist. 37 desert and scrambles points. Mall entries only, $10, close Jan. 22. Starting position determined by postmark. Motels and campIng aval1able. Mall entries to Grlpsters M.C., 703 S. Olive, Anaheim, csur, 92805. Spectators free. TT SCRAMBLES PRACTICE, new Adelanto Track on Hwy. 395 near Adelanto, CIllif. w1ll be open for practice only. 7th ANNUAL GOLD RUSH ENDURO bY the Prospectors M.C. AMA sanc., 100plus easy miles, not a typical Prospector enduro. Starts at Cinco, CIllif. 8:01 a.m., limed from Mojave. Bring gas and pits. Mail entries $3, post entry $4. send to Prospectors M.C., 1145 W.127th st., Los Angeles , Cal. 90047. Close Jan. 30th. Drawing to be held Jan. 30 at 8 pm at 158th & Brighton, Gardena. WINTER SCRAMBLES at salinas. Cal1!•• AMA sanc •• rain or shine. Promoted by Salinas Ramblers M.C. at their club grounds. No machines under 200cc permitted. Practice and slgnup 9 a.m, to 11 a.m. No entries accepted after 11. All riders and machines must comply with AMA and Di st, 36 rules. Contact Bob Wayman. 324 N. Main st., salinas. Cal. lor more info. SCRAMBLES presented by Lightweights M.C. at Perris track. All bikes w1ll run long course. Signup closes for 0-200cc class at 8:30 a.m., 250cc at 10 a.m., big bore at noon. Gate donation $1.25 , ride for $2.00. Track loacted off Hwy. 74 near Perris, CIllif. EUROPEAN SCRAMBLES at "Deadma n' s P oint. oaur., presented by the Des ert Challeng ers M.e. Entry $3. 25. no affiliation required. Three separate t-hour rac es, appr ox, 30 miles. All trall bik es a t 10 a.m•• small bikes a t 11:15 a.m., 12: 30 p.m, for bi g bi kes. Tr opbi es to 40% of entries . old wes tern village. campgrounds and pic nic ar ea. 100% visible to sp ec ta tors, co urse change d eac h mon th, Turn off Hwy. 66 a t Luc erne Valley Cutoff, head east to the intersection of Hwy. 18 in Apple Vall ey, Call!. and you're there. EUROPEA N SCRAMBLES by sage-Hoppe r s M.C. in Encinitas, CIllif. Practi ce at 10 a.m , for second annual "Rat Race." Fir s t race all lOOcc classes Including Po wder Puff at 11 a. m, second race ill Experts except 100cc at 12 noon. Third race all Novices except l00cc at 1 p.m, interesting course, lunchwagon, ambulance , heads, AMA sanc., $3.00 entry fee, no admittance charge. Interstate #5 to Encinitas. Limed from Encinitas Rd. (formerly San Marcos Rd.). ACA PROFESSIONAL TT SCRAMBLES at CrlL1g Road Speedway, Las Vegas, Nevada. HARE SCRAMBLES presented by Orange County M.C. Start 10 a.m, sharp, marked from Adelanto, CIllif. on Hwy. 395, 8 mi. north to High Vista Rd. AMA points, entry $3,25, lots of gold plus $25 & $10 gift ce r t1!lcate s for 1st loop leaders. Le Mans start, b r I n g stand to prop bike. Three 33-mlle loops for big bikes, 1 loop for tr1L11 bikes. 3rd ANNUAL MARCH OF DIMES BENEFIT SCRAMBLES presented by the Fort Sutter M.C . at El Dorado Speedway (northside) on Excelsior Rd., sacramento, CIllif. A real old-fashioned rough scrambles, approx, length of course 3/8-mlle with front strlL1ght over 150 yds.long, but RUFF,soknobblesrecommended. AMA sanc., Admission $1.50 to ride or watch, kids free under 12. Refreshments, plenty of parking, rain or shine. Call George Carter (916) 7837588 for more 1n!0. HARE SCRAMBLES presented by HiJinx at El Mirage, CIllif. Plenty of san. Ten laps over 5 mile course. Riders meet at 11:30 a.m., race at noon. Take Barstow Fwy. to Adelanto turnoff (395). Take El Mtrage cutoff at Adelanto and follow the lime onto the dry lake. CHAMPIONSHIP MUD SCRAMBLES by Shamrock 2 Wheelers M.C. of Salem, Oregon, to be held In Silverton, Oregon. Signs w1ll be posted from downtown Silverton. Signup time 12 noon, racing begins at 1 p.m, Excellent spectator viewing, entire course can be seen from area near concession stand. Keen competition, course considered bY riders to be one of best in the state. EUROPEAN STYLE MOTe CROSS presented by CIllif. Mota-Cross Club. At carlsbad Raceway, 7 mi. east or Pac. est, Hwy. Turn off at Palomar Airport Rd. Gates open 7:30 a.m., entries close 9 a.m.; first race 10;45 a.m, Jr. & Expert c1asses,2oo-25OCC, 251-50Occ, 501lOOOCc. No trlL1lblkes. For more 1n!0 call (714) 629-8642. AFM sanction. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd IT SCRAMBLES PRACTICE, new Adelanto Track on Hwy. 395 near Adelanto, Call!. will be open for practice only. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 41b PROFESSIONAL AMA STEEPLECHASE TT at Ascot Park, Gardena, CIllif. Presented by J.C. Agajanian. First SUnday afternoon TT or the '68 season. Pits open at 10 a.m., close at 12 noon. Nov., Am., EXP. riders. New Novice riders required to show current Amateur or Expert AMA sporting card at sign-in. Practice 1 p.m., first race 2:30 p.m, All the stars w1ll be there. Located at l83rd & Vermont in Gardena just off the Harbor & San Diego Fwys. HILLCLIMB by Reveliers M.C : in Outlaw Canyon, near Bakersfield, CIllif. "Old h1ll," fresh grass. AMA Sportsman event, $1.00 to ride, $1.50 to watch, under 12 free . Opens 8 a .m., starts 10 a.rn.; refreshments. SATURDAY, FEBRU,ARY 10111 NA TIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP INDOOR SHORT TRACK at Houston Astrodome, Houston, Texas. TV SHOW, Wide World of Sports Hopetown G.P. !1lms. In installments; International and sldehack races on this date. Approximately 6 to 8 weeks later, Powder Purr and sportsman events w1ll be shown. On ABC TV at 5 p.rn, (Tentative date) SCRAMBLES-TT to be held atnewAdelanto Track on Hwy. 395 near Adelanto, CIllif. Gates open 7:30 a.m, First race 9 a.m, Admission $1.25 for spectators, $2.00 to ride. Course open for practice sai., Feb. 3, sat. & Sun., Feb. 10 & 11. J.e. Aplaal.. P..• ..b AlIA Sanctioned Prof ...lonal T 1 STEEPLECHASE fE8~ 151 professional race of 1968. Warmup for tile 100 lap TT coming March 3rd Gat.s open 12 noon FIrst race at 2 ... Ascot Park - -; 1 8 3rd & Vermont Off Ha rb o r Freeway SUNDAY r FEBRUARY 111b PACIFIC COAST MOTe-CROSS CHAMPIONSHIP at the searatr M.C. clubgrounds, Enumclaw, Wash. Featuring seppo Makenin, Magnus lQeele, Sonny Burres, Ron Nelson, Gary Conrad, Preston Petty and Eddie Mulder. Pre entry $10 for Expert moto-cross; post entries accepted. For those not in the motocross, a scrambles will be held. OVer 80 trophies, !1lmed for color TV. Canadian /American challenge race and a Grand Prix. send entries to Seafalr City M.C. Moto-Cross, Box 963, Auburn, Wash. 98022. For more 1n!0 call (206) TE 3-7313. . ENGLISH TRIALS by the So. CIllif. Trials Assn. at Little Rock, CIllif. Foothill TrlL1ls area. $1.00 per bike to ride in the area, $2.00 to ride the trials. Limed or red arrow signs from 77th Little Rock. Take 77th St. south to V St., go right to cabana area. Starting time 10 a.m, OVernight campout Sat. nlght. Plenty of good, long, natural water sections. Call SCTA Sec 'y Ray Moreau at (213) 370-8491 for further Info. ACA CHAMPIONSHIP ROADRACESat W1llow Springs Int'lRaceway, Rosamond, CIllif. season opener. Pit gates open at 8 a.m., first race 11:30 a.m, All Grand Prix and Production classes plus Sidecars. Trophy presentation at track. For Info write ACA, P.O. 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