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Cycle News 1968 05 09

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS SUrmAY, APRIL 21st BIG DEAL POKER RUN by Oa klan d M.C ., AMA sane, Approx, 100 miles of scenic all pavement course. Signup 9 a. m. , s tarts a t 11 a .m ., rain or shine, from 36th & san Pablo In Oaklan d, Calif. Entry fee $1. 50, free be an fe ed , nice trophies ( 1-2- 3 Lowball a nd Club Man Miles) . SCRAMBLES pr esented by Mt . st. Helens M.C . at Castle Roc k Fairgrounds, Cas tle Roc k, Was h. Further info on this a nd other r aces In the area ma y be ob tained by wr iting Mt. St. Helens M.C ., Box 51, Castle Rock, Wash. 986 11. TT SCRAMBLES presented by 13 Rebels M C at Perris tra ck , 1-1/2 miles south w~st of Perris , caur., off Hwy. 74.AMA point event. Pra ctice at 8 a.m. ; first r ace 9 a .m , Come one, come all, you'll be taken care of . $2.00 entry, $1.00 donation to watch. All classes. Fo r further Info call Barney a t (2 13) 771 -~539 . SUN. APRIL 21 & SUN. MAY 5th 3-STAR AMA PROFESSIONAL T T RACE by Oregon Sidewinders M.C . Race s tarts 1 p.m., rider entry $2.00 , spectators $2.00. Special exhlb. events In 100cc & 175cc classes . Pit gate opens at noon. At club track on SE Lawnfield Rd ., s o. of Portland near Clackamas, Or e . Write Dian e Seifert, Rt . 3, Box 290- C, Or egon City, Or e . 97045 for more Info . SAT. & SUN., APRIL 27 & 28th F I ~l "A T IONAL T HlALS CHAMP IONSIIlP sponsored by Pa n-Am e rican Ra c ing As s oc . a t Seda n, Kansas. 100 miles each day, mud, r ock s , forest pa ths . Fo r mo r e in fo r-onta c t Bill Grapevine, 5326 E. Harry St . ; Wichita, Kans . 67218. Pho ne ~l U 3- G032. SUNDAY, APRIL 28th 2nd ANNUAL SILVER STATE C LASSIC TT SCRAMBLES at Sunrise Speedway , Las Vegas, Nev . by Silver City Scramblers . AMA sane, Dlst. 37 point run. Practice starts 9 a .m., race time 10 a.m.; s i dehacks welcome . F r om Showboat Hotel take Boulder Hwy. to Vegas Valley Dr ., left to track. D I S T . 37 C H A M P I O :-lS H I P HARE SCRAMBLES pr esente d by the Foothill Hawks M.C. Sta r t time 10 a.m ., three 32-mile loops . Entr y fee $4.25. Limed fr om Wagon Wheel Cafe, Hwy. 14 and Jo hanasbur g Rd. Finisher pins, Le Mans s tart, bring prop. N O VI C E- ON L Y HAL F -MILE F LATT HAC K a t Oa kla ndon, near Indianapolis , India na poli s , Two- star Dls t . 9 Cla s s C e ven t. A ~ lA T.T. SCRAMBL ES , by Oasis Scramblers M.C . In Fallon, Ne vada a t the fairgrounds on Hwy. 50- 95 . Signup & pract. 10:00 a .m, to 12:00 noon. Admission $2.00, riders $3.0 0. Race starts at 1:30 p.m , AMA sane , No knobb ies . 6th ANNUAL CHICKEN ENDUR O presented by Explorer Post 305 . Starts and fi nishe s at Big Cedar Springs , 4 miles north of Oa khur s t , Cal. on Hwy. 41. AMA sanc ., en try fee $3.00, post entry $4 .00, team en try $3 .00 , lots of trophies . About 100 miles, all dir t. First bike out at 10:01 a.m , Special class for under 125cc machines & "B" end uro riders . All other bikes In the same class . No dr a wing , s tarting numbers determined by receipt of entry. Send to Explorer Post 305 , 424 " A" se., Madera, Calif. 93 637. Ph: 673 - 3146 in Madera for more Info. E NGLISH T RIALS by SCTA a t Big Bear, Cal. Limed from Standard Sta. in Fawnskin . Starts at 10 a.m.; stgnup at 9 a .m , Frt. & sat. night ca mpout at Big Pine F lats campground . Spa rk arrestors mandatory . HILLCLIM B by Campbell M. C. at Halls Ranch a t Uvas Dam near Morgan Hlll, Ca l. New, never conquered 350 - ft. hill. Practice 9 a.m ., 11:3 0 a.rn , s tar t . $1. 50 r ide or watch, kids under 12 free . Re fr es hmen ts , faclllties. Limed fro m Hwy. 101 at Watsonville turnoff. Fo r info call Bill Landsborough ( 408) 241 - 6443 . ADELANTO TT by De s e r t P han to ms M.C . AMA sane, point run. L ightweight practice 8:30 a.m , BIg bikes approx , noon . (Clos ed t1l April 27 for improvements .) On Hwy, 395 in Adelanto, Calif. For info call (2 13) 861".5189 . 32nd ANNUAL CROSS COUNTRY RACE by Fo r t Sutter M.C. at Fores t H1ll, near Auburn, Cal . AMA sanc., a pprox, a-rm , co urse, 5 loops. No practice, stgnup 8-11 a.m.; r ace at noon. En try $3 , $1 to watch . All cla s s e s, bring own food & drink. Take Hwy. 41 east from Auburn to Baker Ra nch, limed from Fo res t Hill. FRIDAY. MAY 3rd DIRT · DIGGERS HOPETOW N GP & MOTO- CROSS, final segment to be shown on ABC 'S "Wide Wor ld of Sports" TV show. Don' t miss you rself at the world's largest r a ce - 32 ,78 2 specta tors, 826 r id ers . Consult local T V guide for f urthe r info. TROPH Y PRESENTATION for th e Four Aces Moose Run he ld Feb . 18th , & The Four Aces T.T. Scrambles held March 10th, 1968. F ree beer & Pretzels, soda for the kids . Live Entertainment, plenty of parking space . Sign up 8 p .m .; s tart 8:30 p.m , Finishing pins for the trophy winners. Limed from Victory Blvd . & Bue na Vista Sts. Destination Machinists Hall, 2600 Victory aive., Burbank, Calif. SATURDAY, MAY 4th SP ORTS MAN SHORT TRACK RACING at Cycle-Land Speedway, 14 miles south of Chico, Ca lif . , presente d by the Vall e y M.C . Starts May 4, continues eve ry Sa turday night throughout th e s ummer . Fo r into call Dick McAfee at 877- 3395 tn Paradise, Calif. SUNDAY , MAY 5th ~IO TO -CRO SS, 1st annual China Beach Or pha nage Bene fi t; Te ntative lo cation: Dodge r Stadium , Los Angeles . ACA sancti oned wit h coop e r ation of Ma rine Corps Re s e r ve Officer s As sn . & Navy Leag ue . AL L proceeds to be us ed to build or pha nag e at China Beach , Dana ng, Viet Na m . Dea dli ne for pre- entries: Apr il 22. En try $3. Pos t En tr y $25 . Write A. C.A., Box 247 , Full e r ton, Ca li f. or call (213) 786-9113 or (714) 528-4290. AFM CHAMP IONSHIP ROAD RACE at Vaca Valley Raceway, just east of Vacavi lle, Calif . on U.S. 80, between San Francisco and sacramento. All National classes will run. $1000 In prizes; ca s h to GP , trophies to -production, Pl us $200 bonus from Honda of San Francisco for production class winner(s). F r e e admi s ston and reduced entry for riders entered by April 27 . For info write AF M, 4810 Daisy, Apt. B, Oakland, Cal. 94619 or phone (415) 535 - 1549, (2 13) 762:9875 or ( 805) 967- 8919. Paid practice sat. May 4, Sunday registration & tech . 8-11 a .m , Practice at 10 a .m ., first heat at noon . Can als o call (714) 442 -3338. 2nd ANNUAL RAWHIDE EN DUHO by the Wassuk ' Scr a mble r s ~l/C. AMA Sancti oned. star , noon c heck and fi nis h at Hawthor ne, Nevad a . First ride r out at 8 a. rn, Sunda y, Ma y 5, 19G8. No s par k arrestors or mufflers r equired. Co ur s e is a pp r ox, 100 miles long . (Not as rough as last yea r .) 11a il en t ries $4 .00 , clos e April 29th. Pos t e ntr ies S5.00, s ignup headquarters a t the Wolf ' s La ir , High way 95 Ea s t, Ha wthor ne. F or ~I ai l e ntrie s or fu r the r information wr ite Was suk Scr a mble r s xi/ c , Box 872 , Ha wthorne, Ne v . 89415, or call Cha r li e J ones at (702) 945- 29 88. 10 a.m , 10 noon, race starts at 1 p.rn , In ca s e of Inc lement weather or for further Info call (91 6) 24 1-4008 In Red ding. AMA PRO!" ESSIONAL 3 STAR TTRACE at Bellingham , Wash., presented by the Mt . Baker M.C . $600 purse, new track . Fo r fur th e r Info con tact Mt. Baker M. C ., 600 DuPont, Bellingham, Wash. 98225 . THURSDAY, MAY 9th DISTRICT 37 SP ORTS COMMITTE E Refe rees' meeting for scramble s clubs at Pop lar Street p layground, 8:00 p .m, Clubs th rowing scrambles events are urged to have their referees a ttend. SUND,AY, MAY 12th TT SCRAMBLES presented by Lo s t Angels M.C . a t the new track at Little Rock, Calif. AMA point run, small bikes 8 a .m . , bi g -uns 1 p .m, Concessions . This is oniy the second race held here. Any traction. Track approx, half-mile lon g. $2.25 entry, $1. 00 gate. Ambulance Lots of laps in each event. Limed from 77th St . and Hwy. 395 . Call 768 - 1058 for more Info. AMA SHORT T RACK RACE at Dixon May Fair ne ar Sacramento, Calif. 3/ 8- mlle dir t track , purse $600. Ti me trials 7 p.m ., firs t r ace 8 p .m, Program must run off fast on Sun . night, las t night of the fair. AMA PR OF ESSIONAL 3 STAR TTRACE at Bell1ngham, wasn., presented by the Mt. Baker M.C . $600 purse , ne w track . Fo r fur ther info contact Mt . Baker M.C., 600 DuP ont, Bellingham , Wash. 9822 5. MOTHER 'S DAY HUN by Jaspers M.C . Trophies , field events, s pa ghetti di nne r , AMA s anc ., RRC pt . run. Sign - In at clubhouse , NW cor . Palm & Mission, Ontar io , Cal . from 8-1 0 a .rn, Entry $2 .25. For info call (714) 98 6-3118 . MOTHERS DAY SCRAMBLES presented by the Powde r Puff Association a t Perris Track near Perris, Calif . Dist. 37 po ints . F r ee entry to mothers. FRIDAY, MAY 11th 3-STAR AMA PR OFESSIONAL TT RAC E by Or eg on Sidewinde rs M.C . at th eir track on SE Lawnfie ld Rd ., s o. of P ortland, Or e . nea r Clac kam as, Or e . Rider en try $2 .00, pit gate opens 6:30 p . rn .; 8 p .m , start . Spe ctator s $2 .00 . Special SUNDAY, MAY 19th AMA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP HARE & HOUND RACE , presented by the Salt Lake M. C . at Cherry Cr ee k, just southwest of Eureka, Utah. 8th annual event, extremely varied te r r ain - soft dirt, trees, Sahara-type s and dunes, sage brush, steep grades , mountain pa s ses, etc . Trophies , fi nishe r s pi ns, merchandise a war ds . Five-foot perpetual t rophy. Cour s e well ma r ked, covered by radio and firs t-aid equipped jeeps . Entry $3.00 mail e ntry (closes May 15) or $5.00 po s t entry (closes at 9 a .rn, on race day). Mail standard entry to Salt Lake M.C., P .O. Box 1711 , Sal t Lake City, Utah 84101 or write them for more info. SAT. & SUN., MAY 25 & 26th GRAND PRIX SCRAMBLES presented by Viewfinders M.C. & Stuntmen's Assoc . Proceeds to charity. AMA Dls t . 37 desert and scrambles points . Held at Alberson's Movie Ranch, take West Lake turnoff off Ventur a Fwy., proceed north to r anch. Classes 0-250cc on Sa t., 250 Ope n on Sun . Powder P uff -on sat. Side hacks r un two 3-lap races sar., one 6lap r a ce Sun .. Ga tes open 7: 30 sharp both days . Sweeps winner on sat. r uns 1!1 Sweepstakes.Mail 0-250 entries to Rock Walke r, 6801 N. Valley Cir cl e B1., Can oga Park, Cal. 91304 . Mall 250 - 0pen entries to Steve Cham ber s , 18444 Collins St ,; Apt. 17, Tarzana, Cal. Mail entries $8.00, post e ntries $25.00 . Entries close May 1. JUNE 1st and 2nd 500-MILE GREENHORN ENDURO. Mall e ntry ~ both days , $4 Sunday only, Mall to Pasadena M. C. Cl ubhous e , 21 East Howard St ., Pa s ad ena . Entries close May 18, 1968. ' SAT. & sun. JULY 6 & 7th ALL u .s. CHAMP IONSHIP SPO RTSMAN SCRAMBLES pr e s e nted by Dirt DIggers M.C . T ow money to top riders in each Dls t. Wr ite for Info. Mail entry only, $5 .0 0, opens Ma y 1 an d closes June 26. Standa r d e ntry blank info required. Mail e ntry to 19308 Agul r e St. , Rowland Heights, Ca lif. 91745 . Who goes ? Nor th , s outh, east or west? We'll know soon. - - ".~ ~APrn 21~p~~=: ~::,s~:'~:~w.y ~ Professional Event - •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• May 5 - Road Race - Vaca Valley Raceway S10OO. purse See cale ndar of event s pages for detail s Both events National Points Races e ROAD RACES TRI- STATE SCRAMBLES presented by Bakersfield Sprockets M.C. a t Sprockets P a rk In Bakersfield, Ca llf.Signup clos e s a t 11:30 a .m, with first race at noon . A.C.A. WILLOW S P RING S INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY ROSAMOND, CALIFORNIA. HWY 14 TO ROSAMOND , CALIF., NORTH ON ROSAMOND BLVD. TO TRACK. MOTO-C ROSS presented by the Eve r ett M.C. at new course never before run on. Location: Clearview, Wash., between Bothell an d Snohomish, Wash. Race time noon, practice at 11 a.m, Admission $1. 50. HARE SCRAMBLES presented by So. Cal. M.C . AMA Dlst. 37 approved point run. Two 40-mlle loops, tr ailbi kes 1 loop. Limed from California City , Cal. golf course. Starts 10 a .m , Entry $3 .25 , in cludes 25 ~ for ambulance standby . Due to Viewfinders Grand Prix on May 25 & 26, thi s run was approved by Dist. 37 to r un on ope n Sunday . exhib, events In 100cc & 175cc classes. For more Info contact Sidewinders M.C ., Rt. 3, Box 290-C, Oregon City, Ore . 97045. Every F r i . nighl through Sept. 6 except July 5, July 19 & Aug . 30 . APRIL 21 General Admission S2.00 Children FREE All G.P. and Production classes, plus Side Cars Pit Gates open 8:00 a.m. First Event 12:00 rloon . .__..._ . . . ._ ..._ ..._M_ Ambulance Concessions Trophies Pennzoil AMA PROFESSIONAL 3 STA R TT RACE at Tri- City Raceways, West Richland, Wash. P r esented by Hill & Gully M.C . F or more info contact Jack Ca m e r on, c/ o H1ll & Gully M.C ., 3403 W. Imnaha, Kennewic k, Wash . 99336 . Californi a Malo-C ross Club Pres ent s MOTO-CROSS APRIL 21st NEW COURSE - MORE TROPH IES C arlshad R ay acew M - Factory suppo alco rtedriders locatedall Coast Hwy S uzuki - Factory Team an Palam Airport Rd. ar CZ - Factory suppo rted ri ders In C arlsbad CAMPING AVAILABLE (must be thru gates before 11 p.m. S Nile) at. Four Classes Jr. & Ex. o-l25cc, 126-250cc, 251-500cc, OPEN POST ENTRY SlO.OO SCRAMBLES by Los Gatos M.C. at Hall's Ranch in Mor gan Hlll, Ca l if . Located across from U v a s Dam, upper track. AMA sane , $1. 50 to r ide or watch . Signup & pract ice 9-11 a.m , Race at noon . T T RACE by Shasta M.C., AMA sanc., smooth TT track, all classes . T rack locati on: take Buslnes s Loop , Inters ta te #5, be tween Redding an d Ander son, Calif. T urn west on Hap py Valley Rd . and fol low s igns to track . Practice and signup Next Mota-Cross May 19th - with 40% more Trophies and Side-hacks '. C'> ~ ti: ~ .... '" '" ~ .", ~ V) ~ ~ t>.l ..::J U ~ U

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