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Cycle News 1968 03 08

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co MAKES THE RACING· IT ~ :; t .WORLD BETTER' ~ lo:! :<: lo:! .,J U )., U Readers are advised lIIal IIstllll In this eatenclar Is a free S. v1 c e. Cycle News cisclaims anJ respmslbllllJ for cancellation or c:IIanc!nc of e..nts bJ promoters wlllloul notlceo for 0-250cc at 9 a.m. Big bikes approx, 12 noon. For more Info call (213) 8615189. SAT. & SUlt. MARCH 2 & 3rd • EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT mOOOR SHORT TRACK at Portland, Oregon. Exposition Center. Paved track, classes 0-25Occ, Class A & C. Time trials at 8 p.rn., first heat at 8:30 p.m, Regular short track pro g ram plus handicap eve nt, fast time attempts, match races, etc. Will run every Friday nigbt for rest of winter. LIGHTWEIGHT TT & SHORT TRACK RACES at Trojan Raceway, ACA sanctioned. Located corner Long Beach Fwy. and Firestone BlVd. Take Firestone to GarfIeld, go south on Garfield, west on Southern to track entrance. 100cc and 250cc classes In both TT and short track. Points, trophies and money. Starts at 8 p.m, every Friday night until April. EVERY SATURDAY BAY MARE RACE TRACK, off Hwy. 118 between Somis and Moorpark, Calif., Is open all day for practice. EVERY OTHER SATURDAY ROAD RACE SCHOOL at Whiteman Air Park, 12030 Pierce St., Pacolma(corner Pierce St. and san Fernando Rd.L. Street bike preferably, 9 a.m, start, $10 per student. For Info call Bob Braverman at (213) 785-2421. EVERY SATURDAY NIG HT TT RACING under the lights at Elsinore Race Track. Just off Hwy. 71, l!ILSt of Perrts, Calif. turnoff. Sportsman rropbies for all classes. Spectators welcome. EVERY SUNDAY TT RACES at Bay Mare Track. Directions: Off Hwy. 118 between Somis and Moorpark, canr, Track open for practice at 9 a.m., races start at 11:30 a.m, Call '<805) 495-8928. FRI DAY, MARCH 1st DISTRICT 37 AWARDS BANQUET at the Coda Restaurant, located at Manchester and Stanton In Buena Park, Calif. MARCH I, 2 & 3rd 1968 NORTHWEST CYCLE SHOW at seattle, Wash., Center Exhibition Hall. Commercial, club and novel exhibits. Trophies for best display (I , 2, 3) and long distance award. Doors open 5 p.m, Friday, Mar. 1. SAT. II SUN., MARCH 2 & 3rd TT SCRAMBLES at new Adelanto, Calif. track. North of Adelanto on Hwy. 395. practice only, Sat. Mar. 2 from 9 a.m, til 4 p.m, Big race Sun. Mar. 3. Class C rubber. More clay being packed on this week; the track Is looking better and better. Everyone welcome. Practice ELSINORE WINTER NATIONALS presented by Nat'l Off The Road Assoc. (NORRA) at Elsinore Raceway, near Lake Elsinore, Calif ut of Hwy. 71. Three events - ' .... 0 les, dune bugfi. gies and 4- ' tl'c,fi.\.. rrophtes to first 10 places C, ." lOr cycle events. Twomile obstacie course for bikes, entry $5.00, start position determined by receipt of entry. SATURDAY, MARCH 2nd NOVICE TT & SJDEHACK QUALIFYING at Ascot Park, 183rd & Vermont, Gardena, Calif., just off the Harbor & san Diego Fwys.PromotedbYJ.C.Agajanlan. Full program of professional Novice AI'vIA steeplechase races, prelim. to 100-lapper on Sun.. Mar. 3. Plus quallflcatiOns for sldehacks. Pit gates open 11' a.m . til noon. Novices race at 2p.m., sidehacks time trial Immediately after final Novice race. DUAL TROPHY PRESENTATION by SInners and Spoke"benders M.C.s.AtAmerlcan Legion Post 184, 412 So. Camino Real, Redondo Beach, Calif. Music, refreshments. SAFETY GYMKHANA (postponed from Feb. 17 because of rain). Fun andgames with a safety theme. Prizes to winners. starts at 9 a.m, at L.A. County Fairgrounds, Pomona, Calif. Open to san Gabriel Valley residents only. SU NDAY, MARCH 3rd 9th ANNUAL lOO-LAP TT STEEPLECHASE at Ascot Park, 163rd& Vermont, Gardena, Calif.. just off Harbor & san Diego Fwys.AMA Experts and Amateurs, 33-man field, presented by J .C. AgajanIan . Pit gates open 8:30-10 a.m . ONLY, practice 9:30-11 a.m, Time trials for Amateurs & Experts 11:30 a.m, to 1 p.m, Events Include 2 sidecar heat races and 6-lap MaIn Event, Amateur/Expert seml-maln, 20-lap Novice MaIn Event, 100-lap Grand PriX TT . All the stars will be there for the big one. 8th ANNUAL INT'L; CHAMPIONSIDP ROAD RACE at Austin, Texas. AMAsanctioned sportsman event presented . by Southwest M/C 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 concession and restroom facilltles. All classes. Practice 8 a.m, to noon, road races 2 p.m , New 1.5-mlle super-traction asphalt course features 3 left and 5 right turns running to the right. The #3 turn Is a 160-degree 90 mph" Monza" wall, 2700ft. straightaway allows speeds In excess SUNDAY, MARCH 3rd of 140 mph. Also stock production classes, club events and drag races. Riders enter free, spectators $2.00. Particlpant and pit pass holder Insurance furnished. Eight mo re road races scheduled by SMCA In '68. For more info contact (915) 949-1030 or write Races, 2507 TeU Ave., san Angelo, Texas ' 76901. MOTO-CROSS run In Crescent City, Calif. Sponsored by the RedwoodScrambiers M.C. All riders Invited. 2nd ANNUAL TIGER TOUR POKER RUN by EI Tlgres M.C. Entry fee 99~. starts from Long Beach Har1ey-I:avldson, 3654 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach, Calif., 8:30-10 a.m. Finish time 2 p.m. AMA sanc., RRC point run. Coffee and donuts at start , run under 100 miles. No bike" judging. For more Info call (213) 6342356. PONDEROSA HARE SCRAM BLES by Greyhounds M.C. Three 10-mile loops. 10 a.m , start. 15 miles east of Lancaster, Cal. on Ave. J. New trophies to 50% of entries. Dist. 37 1968 desert numbers only. DUAL E U R 0 PEA N SCRAMBLES presented by the "world-renowned" Kern County TraIlblazers. Double points for Dlst. #35 riders and two trophies (If you go fast enongh). Also refreshment stand, genuine beads and ambulance. First race at 10:30 a.m, limed from Buttonwillow, Cal. U you're coming from the South1and, watch for the Buttonwillow turn-off just north of Taft, Calif. This Is a fun-rlde-no cactus and rocks! For further info call Jack at 805-7464058. HARE SCRAMBLES by Marin County M.C. Assoc. at China Camp, CalIf. Signup 9-11 a.rn ., 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-Qpen Nov. , 251-0pen Am ./Exp. Road will be limed from San Pedro turnoff of Fwy. 101 just north of . san Rafael, Cal. Left at stoP sign. For more Info call (415) 897-5901. EUROPEAN MOTO-CROSS by Hi-Jinx at RiverSide, Calif. Three one-half hour races with half-hour breaks. Riders meet 9:30 a .m., f1rst race at 10 a.m , 100cc maxlmum.TakeRlverstde Fwy. to Central Ave. Go south on Central. Umed from Fwy. For more Info call (213) 433-3440. ACA MOTa-CROSS, Castalc Park,located north of Los Angeles on Hwy. 99, 1/2 mile past Honor Farm. Turn left and go west on Hasley Canyon Road 5 miles to track. All classes 100cc through Open. Pit gates open 8:00 a.m., first event 11:30 a.m , Ambulance, concessions and sanitary facilities available. Genl. admission $1.50. Children free when accompanied by an adult. TEAM ROUGH SCRAMBLES by Titans M.C. at Dehesa, Calif; Limed from Harbinson Cyn. Rd. & Dehesa Rd. same place worlds champions raced on, 5443 Dehesa Rd. Entry fee $3.50, two men or less make a team, one trophy per 6 riders. AMA sanc ., Dist: . 38 POints, concessions and ambulance; Experts and Amateurs 10 a.m.; Novices .11:30 a.m .. all 100cc classes 1:30 p.m, One hour races. . .. EUROPEAN MOTO-CROSS by Hi-Jinx M.C . at Elsinore, Calif. Three one-half hour races with half-hour breaks. Riders meet 9:30 a.m., first race atlOa.m. 100cc maxlmu. Pick' up lime at Junction of Hwy. 71 & 74. Go east past Elsinore. For more Info call (213) 433-3440. SCRAMBLES presented by the Stockton M.e. near Manteca, Calif. AMA sanc., stgnup and practice 9-11 a.rn., race at noon. 3 miles east of Jack Tone & Lone Tree Rds., northeast Manteca. Limed rom Manteca on Hwy. 120 & from Stockton on Mariposa Rd. US 99. For more Info phone (209) 463-2912 before 6 p.m. HORSE RIDGE HARE SCRAMBLES by Cascade M.C . of Bend, Oregon. Practice 11 a.m., race 12 noon. Entry $3.00, 3mile course. 100cc bikes make 10 laps; all other classes 15 laps. Handicap sweepstakes for 10OCc, 250cc and open classes. More classes if enough riders. Helmets required; number plates please. Catering truck. Take" Hwy. 20 east from Bend, Oregon 17 mtles, MOTO-CROSS SCRAMBLES by Nevada TraIl Blazers at Reno, Nevada. S1gnup 8-10 a.m., practice 10-11: 30 a.m., starts 12 sharp. All AMA classes, refreshments available. Course a little over one mile long, In the desert and rough. Blgbrass, Dist. number plates required. Points honored In Dlst. 36. For more info call Doug Busey 322-6323 In Reno. EUROPEAN SCRAMBLES by Desert Challengers M.C. at Deadman's Point, Calif. Noassoclation affiliation required, trophies to 40% of all entries. Three separate I-ncur races, approx. 30 miles. 100% visible to spectators, genuine old western village, saloon, western band all afternoon, restaurant, course revised every month. All trail bikes 10 a.m., all small bikes 11: 15 a.m., all big bikes 12:30 p .rn, Turn off Hwy. 66 at Lucerne Valley cutoff, head east to Intersection of Hwy. 18 In Apple Valley, and you're therel Come out saturday night. S UNDAY, MARCH 10th MOTO-CROSS, European style presented by Calif. Mote-Cross Club at Carlsbad Raceway, Carlsbad, Cal. Four classes, Jr. & Exp.: 0-125cc, 125-250cc, 2515OOcc, 501-1000cc. Trophies through 4th place Jr. events, prizes through 4th place Exp. events . Competition license required, AFM or FIM affiliate. Mail entry $6.00, closes Mar. 2, usestandard entry blank. Track entries $9.00. Mail entries to C.M.C., Box 4142, Burbank, Cal. 91503. Gates open 7'30 a.rn., practice 10 a.m., first race 10:45 a.m, Take Coast Hwy. to Palomar Airport Rd., turnoff In Carlsbad. •••••• •+ SUBSCRIBE TO CYCLE NEWS ••••• ••• (VIA 2nd CLASS MAIL) • • • • D $7.50 FOR 1 YEAR $12 FOR 2 YEARS D • • • • • • • • • • • • • • o • • o • • • • o • • • =MAIL TO: CYCLE NEWS, BO X 4 9 8, LONG BEACH , CALIF. 90801 = Via 1st class mail for one year $18.0 Via Air Mail for one Year $26. 0 • • :I _ or ADDRES S _ CITY ...,- (please check one of the above) This is a new subscription This is a renewal I enclose check or money order please bill me later 0 NAME _ STATE ZIP _ (due to postal regulations we must have zip codes on all subscriptions) PLEASE .ALLOW THRE WEEKS E ·-FOR · NEW·SUBSCR·'PJIONS·.·TO .START . . : ..

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