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Cycle News 1968 03 01

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... i .WORLD BETTER ' ~ . MAKES THE RACING- IT Readers are advlltd that IIsllne In this eatendar I s a free Se vice. Cycl. News dIsr cl aims any respon sl blllty for cancellati on or chan&t ne of events by promot ers with out notice . EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT INDOOR SHORT TRACK at Portland. Oregon Exposltion Center. Paved track, classes O:Z5OCc. claSs A &, C. Time trtals at 8p.m •• first heat at 8:30 p.m, Regular short track pro g ram plus handicap eve nt , fast time attempts. match races , etc. Wlll run every Friday night for rest of winter . TT ST E EP LECHASE RACES at Trojan Raceway. ACA sanctioned. Located corner Long Beach Fwy. and Flrestone Blvd. Take Flrestone to Garfleld, go south on Garfield, west on Southern to track entrance. Points. trophies and money . Starts at 8 p .rn, Every Frlday .night until Aprll. EVERY SATURDAY BAY MARE RACE TRACK, off Hwy. 118 between Somls and Moorpark. canr., Is open all day for practice. EVERY OTHER SATURD,AY ROAD RACE SCHOOL at Whiteman Alr Par k, 12030 Pierce se., pacoima (corner Pi erce St . and San Fernando Rd.L. Street blke preferably. 9 a .m, start. $10 per student. For info call Bob Braverman at (213) 785-2421. EVERY SATURDAY tUGHT TT RACING under the lights at Elsinore Race Track. Just off Hwy. 71, east of Perrls, Call!. turnoff. Sportsman trophies for all classes. Spectators welcome . EVERY SUNDAY TT RACES at Bay Mare Track. Dlrecttons: Off Hwy. 118 between Somis and Moorpark, Caltf. Track open for practice at 9 a .m .. races start at 1l:30 a.m, Call (805) 495-8928. SUNDAY, FEBRU ARY 25th HARE SCRAMBLES by Sidewinders M.C. r1 Trona , ca11f. AMA Point run, all claa8es. Starting time 10 a.m., entry fee $3.25 . Limed north of Red Mountaln. s C RAM B L E S by Saltnas Scramblers M.C. at saUnas, Call!. AMA sanc., no machines under 250cc . all other classes . All riders and machines must comply with Dlst. 36 rules. Refreshments on grounds. Practice and slgnup 9:30-11:30 a.rn., race at 12 noon. Admission $1.50 to ride or watch. Located at Salinas Ramblers clubgrounds, 12 mt , north of saunas on Hwy. 101. TT SMOOTH SCRAMBLES by Shasta M.C. of Redding, cant, Turn west off business loop 5 between Anderson and Redding, Call!., follow signs to track. Practlce at 10 a.m.; race at I p.m , For more lnfo call (916 ) 241-4008• • •• ROUGH WINTER MOTO-Cross by Slerra Cycle Club at Lincoln. Caltf.AMA sanc., rain or shlne. One mUe laps. knobbles recommended. Slgnup 9 a .m ., races begin at 11 a.m, Beautiful trophies In all classes. number plates required. One mlle east of Lincoln, corner of Gold Hill Rd. & Hungry Hollow Rd. For further lnfo calt (916) 885-5491. MOTO-CROSS prese nted by Lompoc SIo-Pokes M.C. at Santa Maria Speed way. just off Hwy. 101. santa Maria, Calli. Limed from Bakersfie ld exit on Hwy, 101. Practice at 10 a .m ., flrstrace 12:30 p.m, $1.50 race. spectators free, no affillatlon required. ENGLISH TRIALS by So. Cal. Trials Assn. at Little Rock, caur. Footh111 trails area, $1.00 per bike to ride the area. $2.00 to ride the trials. Limed from 77th St. In Little Rock . Take 77th st. to .. yo' St., turn right to cabana area. Starting time 10 a.m, Overnight campout sat. night. Good all-around loop, a Utile water, mud. rocks, hills, sand. Youname It, we'll have it. More more Info call SCTA Sec'y Ray Moreau at (213) 3708491. Next race March 24th . FEBRUARY 23, 24 & 25th, 1968 \IiESTER N S TAT E S CHAMPIONSHIP ' SNOMOBILE RACES at Mammoth Mountain. Cal1f. Frlday. Feb. 23. hundred mUe cross country; Sat. Feb. 24, closed circuit race strntlar to hare s crambles; Sunday. Fe b. 25. 1/2- mUe oval sprint races. Also powde r puff cross country, drag races, kids races, relay. obstacle course & hillcUmb. For more dope call Mar y Granger. (714) 934-2581. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28th MOTORCYCLE RACERS. INC. GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING. at 5250 W. Impertal Blvd •• Los Angeles, Cal•• 1-1/2 blks. west of san Dlego Fwy. Important meeting. Agenda: Annual MRI general elections , 1968 purses, futu re races. Starts 8:30 p.m, SHARP. All professional racers and tuners , MRI mem bers or not, are urged to attend, as well as fans, dealers, lnterested parties. Refreshments will be served. FRIDAY, MARCH 1st DISTRICT 37 AWARIl5 BANQUET at the Coda Restaurant, located at Manchester and Slanton in Buena Park. Cal1f. SATURDAY, MARCH 2nd SAFETY GYMKHANA (postponed from Feb. 17 because of raln). Fun and games with a safety theme. Prizes to winners. Starts at 9 a.m , at L,A. County Fairgrounds. Pomona. Caltf. Open to San Gabrlel Valley resldents only. NOVICE TT at Ascot Park, l 83r d and Vermont. Gardena, Calif•• Just off the Harbor & San Dlego Fwys ., presented by J.C. Agajantan. Full program of professional Nov l c e AMA steeplechase races, preUm . to loo-lapper on Sun. Mar. 3. SAT. & SU", MARCH 2 & 3rd ELSINORE WINTER NA T10NALS presented by Nat'l Off The Road Assoc. (NORRA) at Elsinore Raceway. near Lake Elsinore. Calif., east of Hwy. 71. Three events - motorcycles, dune buggies and 4-wheelers . Trophles to fi rst 10 places in moto rcycle events. TwomUe obs tacle course for bikes. entry $5.00. start position determlned by receipt of entr y. Deadi lne Fe b. 23. Practlce r uns an d qualifying on sat., Ma r . 2, two classes for bikes - under 250cc and over 250cc. Write Elsinore RacewaY,lnc. at 1951 E. Colorado BlVd., Pasadena. Cal1f. 91107 for entry blanks andfurther info. SUNDAY, MARCH 3rd ANNUAL IOD-LAP TT STEEPLECHASE at Ascot Park. 183rd & Vermont, Gardena, Call!., just off Harbor & San Diego Fwys.AMA Experts and Amateurs. 33-man field. presented by J.C . Agajantan, Time trials at noon. flrst race 2 p.m , All the stars will be there. Additional program of sidecar racing. 8th ANNUAL INT'L, CHAMPIONSJUP ROAD RACE at Austin, Texas . AMAsanctioned sportsman event presented by Southwest MIC Racing Assoc . at Austin Raceway Park. located 10 miles north of Austin on Interstate 35 & FM 1325. This event, held In San Angelo. Texas for the past 7 years. has been moved at Austin because of the much Improved track and location In Austin. Whole course visible. seats 6000 in grandstand, first-class concesslon and restroom facll1t1es. All classes. Practlce 8 a.m , to noon, road races 2 p.m, New 1.5 - m 11e super-traction asphalt course features 3 left and 5 rlght turns running to the r ight . The #3 turn is a 160- degr ee 90 mph "Monza" wall. 2700ft. stralghtaway allows speeds in excess of 140 mph . Also stock production classes. cl ub events and drag races . Riders enter free, specta tor s $2.00 . Participant and pit pass holder lnsurance fur nished. Elght more road races scheduled by SMCA In •68. For more lnfo contact (915) 949- 1030 or write Races, 2507 TeU Ave •• San Angelo. Texas 76901. ACA MOTO-CROSS, Castalc Park,located north of Los Angeles on Hwy, 99, 1/2 mUe past Honor Farm . Turn left and go west on Hasley Canyon Road 5 mUes to track. All classes lOOCc through Open. Pit gates open 8:00 a.rn.; first event 11:30 a.m, Ambulance. concessions and sanitary facilities available. Genl, admlssion $1.50. Children free when ac companled by an adult. MOTO-CROSS run In Crescent Clty, Call!. Sponsored by the RedwoodScrambie rs M.C. All rlders lnvUed . 2nd ANNUAL T IGER TOUR PUKER RUN by EI Tigres M.C. Ent ry fee 99~ . Starts from Long Beach Harley-Davtds on. 3654 Long Beac h Blvd. , Long Beach. Call!•• 8:30- 10 a .m , Fln1sh ti me 2 p.m, AMA sanc., RRC polnt run. Coffee and donuts at start, run under 100 miles. No blke judging . For mor e lnfo call (213) 6342356• PONDEROSA HARE S C RA M B L E S by GreyhOlmds M.C. Three 10- mUe loops . 10 a .m , start. 15 miles east of Lancaster, Cal . on Ave . J . New trophies to 50% of entrles. Dlst. 37 1968 desert numbers only . DUAL EUROPEAN SCRAMBLES presented by the " world- r enowned" Kern . County Trallblazers. Double points for Dlst. #35 riders and two trophi es (if you go fast enough). Also refreshment stand, genuine heads and ambulan ce . Flrst race a t 10:30 a.m, li med from Buttonwlllow, Cal. If you're'comlngfrom the Southland, watch for the Button willow turn-off just north of Taft. canr. This ls a fun-ride-no cactus and rocksl For further info call Jack at 805-7464058. HARE SCRAMBLES by Marln County M.C. Assoc. at China Camp, Call!. Signup 9-11 a .m., race at noon. $1.00 to watch. $2.00 to ride. Rain or shine . Classes: 0-125 Nov., 0-125 Am ./EXP., 126-250 Nov•• 251-0pen Nov., 251-0pen Am./EXP . Road will be Umed from San Pedro turnoff of Fwy. 101 just north of San Rafael. Cal. Left at stop sign, For more tnfo call (415) 897-5901. EUROPEAN MOTQ-CROSS by Hi-Jinx at Riverslde, Cal1f. Three one-half hour races with half-hour breaks. Riders meet 9:30 a .m., first race at 10 a.m , l00cc maxtmu. Take Riverside Fwy. to Central Ave. Go south on Central. Limed from Fwy. For more lnfo call (2 13) 433-3440. EUROPEAN SCRAMBLES by Desert Challengers M,C. at Deadman's Point. Calif. Noassociation aff11lation required, trophles to 40% of al l en tries. Three separate L- hour races, approx . 30 miles, 100% vislble to specta tors, gen ulne old western village, saloon, wes tern ban d all af te rnoon, r es ta urant, course r evised every month. All trall bikes 10 a.m .• all small blkes 11:15 a .m •• all blg bikes 12:30 p.m , Turn off Hwy. 66 a t Lucerne Valley cutoff, bead east to intersection of Hwy. 18 in Apple Valley. and you're therel Come out saturday nlght. •••••• SUBSCRIBE TO CYCLE NEWS •••••• : • • • • • • • TT SCRAMBLES by Perris Valley M.C. at Perrls MIC Rec r eation Center, 11/2 mUes southwest of Perrls, Cal1f•• off Hwy. 74. No engines started before 8 a .m, AMA polnt run. donation $1.25. entry fee $2.00, ch11dren under 12 free. All llghtwelghts 9 a .m , to 12 noon. All heavyweights 12 noon Ul ? SPORTSMAN TT SCRAMBLES by Mesa M.C. at Mesa Speedway, located one mUe east of Brown Fleld; take Maln Street turnoff at Chula Vlsta, Call!. and follow the Ume to Brown Fleld and out to the speedway . AMA sane, Practice at 10 a.m •• first race at 12 noon. For more lnfo contact W.A. WUkinson, Sec'y, Mesa M,C., 3510 Valley Vlsta ae., Bonita. Calif. 92002. .~ = D (VIA 2ndMAIL CLASS ) $7.50 FOR 1 YEAR $12 FOR 2 YEARS Via 1st class mail for one year $18.0 Via Air Mail for one Year $26. 0 (please chIck onl of the above) 0 This is a new subscription This is a renewal 0 I enclose check or money order 0 or D NAME -. • = • • • • ADDRESS· C ITY • = ! MAaii.bilTO~er~YCLE NEWS, BOX 498, LONcie tBo~;~IHw; m~~~i;~on;~;~~ 5 • =- PLEASE ALLOW THREE WEEKS fOR NEW SUBSCRIPTIONS TO START. .= • S TATE ZIP

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