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Cycle News 1968 05 30

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NATIONAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS ._. _ -'. -- ~ R.aders •• advise d thaI tlsllne In this ear'" endar Is I fre. Servlc .. C)'cl. News cI .. ... cl .... any responsibility for CIIIc.I~IIDII or ~ eIlanllne of nonls by without IlOl1 ce. EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT ACA PROFESSIONAL SHORT TRACK RACES at Trojan Raceway, located corner Long Beach Fwy . & Fir estone Blvd. Take Firestone to Ga rfiel d, go s ou th on Garfield , west on South ern to track entrance. 100cc & 250cc classes, points, trophies & 40% of the gate purse. Three no. plates required. Starts 8 P.m . every Wed. ~ ::111 AMA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SANCTION SCHEDULE 5 ~ MAY 1J -13 flI LE NATIONAL EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT CHAM PIONSHIP DIRT TRACK Ric llnond ~ MC. Inc ., clo Eddie Boo mhowe r, 2226 U Chamberlayne Ave,; Richmond, Va.-Entries lrom A'IIA or District Releree. Entd es close April 28. -.J ACA SPORTSMAN TT RACES at Trojan Ra ceway, lo cated co rner Long Beach Fwy . & Firestone BlVd. Tropb1es and points. Take Firestone to Garf1eld, go south on Garf1eld, west 011 Southern to track entrance. 100Cc & 250Cc classes, 3 no. plates required. Starts 8 p .m , every Thu rs . M 19 - HARE" HOUND AY NAnONAL CHAMP IONsmp Salt Lake MC, Box 1711, Salt Lake City , Utah-Entries lrom AMA or promo tin g club. EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT MAY 2& -12 MILE NATIONAL AMA FLATTRACK HALF-MILE RACES at Ascot Park, 183rd & Vermont, Gardena, Callt., promoted by J.C . Agajanian. Novice, Amateur and Expert riders. $2, 100 guaranteed purse. P ractice 7 p.m , first race 8: 15, 18-race program. CH1\MPIONSHIP DIRT TRACK Jack vsnino, 611 N. Wyomissing Ave., Wyomissing , Pa.-Readlng lairgrounds-Entries lrom AMA or Dis tri c t Re le ree. Entries cl oses May 5. MAY 2& - 258 MILE NATIONAL QUARTER-MILE SPORTSMAN SHORT TRACK co-sponsored by Fort Sutter & sacramento TrackersM.C,'satEldorado Raceway, Sacramento, Callt. Gates open at 6 p.rn, Signup 6:30-7: 30p.m.,practlce 7-7:45 p.m ., fi rst race 8 p.m. l 00c c , 200cc, 25OCc , AMA sane. Adm. $2.00 ride or watch. Take Jackson Rd .orHwy. 16 to Ettelslor Rd.. no. 1/2 mile CHAMPIONSHIP ENDURANCE RUN Enduro Riders Assa,; 792 Francis Ave., Col_bus, Ohio 43209-Entries lrom AMA or promoting cl ub. JUNE 2 - 5 MILE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP DIRT TR.o\CK Detroit Area Associated Motorcycle Clubs, Detroit, Mich.-Race course Livonia, Mich. -Entries from AMA or District Releree. Entries close May 12. EVERY OTHER SATURDAY JUNE 1& -188 MILE NATIONAL ROAD RACE SCHOOL at WhIteman AII' Park, 12030 Pierce St., Pacotma(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. CHAMPIONsmp ROAD RACE New England IIIotorcycle Dealers Assn., 20 Brewster St., Plymouth, Mass.-Loudon, N.H. -Entries lrom AMA or District Releree. Entries close May 26. JUNE 23 - MINIATURE NATIONAL EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP ROAD RACE P itts b urgh Racing Assn., 718 Hope Hollo'" Rd., PIUsburch, Pa.-Heldelberg RacewayEn nes lrom AMA or District Releree . Entries close June 2. 'IT RACING under the lights at Elsinore Race Track. Just ott Hwy. 71, east Of Perris, Calif. turnoff. Sportsman trophies for all class e s . Spectators welco me . SPORTSMAN SHORT TRACK RACING at Cycle- Lan d Speedway, 14 miles south of Chico, Calif ., presented by the Valley M.C, Starts May 4, continues every saturday night throughout the summer. For Into call Dick McAtee at 877-3395 In Paradise, Calif. JULY 14-20 MI LE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP DIRT TRACK Jack Leillh, clo Mort Becker, 4118 S.E. MaIden St., PordaRd, Ore. Entries !rom AMA or District Releree. Entries close JlJlle 23 . I JULY 20 - 30 LAP TT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSH IP MI.SI. Helens MC, P .O.tlox 51, Castle Rocll, Wash. -Entries lrom AMA or District Releree. Entries close June 29. JULY 21 - 58 LAP TiT ::. N..\ nONAL CHAMPIONSHIP J.C. Ap· janian Enterprises, P .O.'Box98 , Gardena, Call1.-Ascot--Entries lrom AMA or Dlstrice Rele ree. Entries close July'i; . AUGUST 4 - PROFESSIONAL EVERY SUNDAY CHA.'IIPIONSHIP DIRT TRACK (l mile ) Promotions. Inc., 3001 N. 9th St.. J~, Mo. - State Fair_lis -EntrieS llOlll MA or District Releree. Entries Close ..Uc. 4. \ AMA SPORTSMAN HILLCLIMB by San Jose Dons M.e. at Morgan HUl, Callt; · ~ Location: Hall's Ranch at t1fts Lam. Adm. $1.50, 200Cc & up, nghtwelghts l start at 11:3 0 a.m. seanJaii· ~ • SUBSCRIBE D MOmERS DAY SCRAMBLES presented by the Powder Putt Assn. a t Perris track near PerriS, Cal. Dtst. 37 pts, Free entry to mothers. 0-200cc 8 a .m.; 250Cc 10 a.m.; big bore Amateur & Expert at noon; .blg bore NOVice at 1:30 p.m, TT SCRAMBLES presented by Lost Angels M.C. at the new track at Little Rock, Calif. AMA poinl run, small bikes 8 a.m ., big -uns 1 p.m, Concessions . Thi s is only the second race held here. Any traction. Track approx. hall-mile long . $2.25 entry, $1.00 gate. Ambulance Lots of laps In each event. Limed from 77th St. and Hwy. IS8 Cail 768-1058 for more Info. ' AMA SHORT TRACK RACE at Dixon May Fair ' near Sacramento, Cal. 3/16-mUe dirt track, purse $600. Ti me trials 7 p.m., first r ace 8 p.m , Program must run off fast on Sun. nlght, " W (,Jught of the fall'. ';;~1 Srd ANNUAL MOTHER'S QA,. HARE SCRAMBLES by Barstow M . ., AMA sanc., !Xst. 37 pt. run. LImed IS: mi. so. ot Barstow, Cal. on trwy. Statt10 a.m. separate courses, big bikes " if 20-ml. loops, trailblkes 3 14-mUe loops. Entry $3.25. AMA TT SCRAMBLES by Taft M.C. In Maricopa, Cal., 1/4 mile west of town. Practice 10 a.m., race at noon . Graded course, trophies given at race, refreshments available. AMA PROFESSIONAL 3 STAR TTRACE at Bellingham, Wash., presented by the Mt. Baker M,C . $600 purse, new track. For further Info contact Mt. Baker M.C., 600 . DuPont, Bellingham, Wash. 98225. MOTHER'S DAY RUN by Jaspers M.C . Trophies. tleld events, spaghetti dinner, AMA sanc ., RRC pt. run. Sign-in at clubhouse , NW cor. Palm & Mission, Ontario, Cal. from 8-10 a .rn, Entry $2.25. For Info call (714 ) 986- 3118. •! I J w. . ENGLISH TRIALS by So . Cal Trials Assn. Amateurs 'only . SCTA Expertsand Masters w1ll check and give pointers. Location: Canyon Crest area near Rlverside, Cal. Limed from Central Ave. turnott of Riverside Fwy. Starting time' 10 a.m., lots of trophies and all types of terrain. FRIDAY; MA Y 11" d 3-STAR AMA PROFESSIONAL TIRACE by Or egon Sidewinders M.C . at their track on SE LawnIield Rd. , s o. of Portland, Ore. near Clacka mas, Ore. Ride r entry $2.00, pit gate opens 6: 30 p .m ., 8 p.m . start. Spectators $2. 00. Special SPORTSMAN SHORT TRACK by Spr ockets M,C. a t Bakersfield Speedway, Bake rsfield, Cal. Night race. S1gnup closes at 7 p.m., first race 7:30 p.m. SATURDAY, MAY 18th SPORTSMAN SHORT TRACK RAC ES at Chris Beck Arena, Sonoma Co , F air grounds, Santa Rosa, Cal. Presented by North Bay M.C. & Santa Rosa J.C ,' s tor benefit of mentally retarded children. All AMA classes. Signup & practice 5:307 p.m .; race at 7:30 p .m , Adults $1.50, Juniors 7 5 ~ , k1ds free. For Into call Ray Benn ett (707) 546-4655 or write 5140 OCcidental ae., Santa Rosa, Cal. 9540 1. , UNDAY, MAY lJth S HALF-MILE PROFESSIONAL DIRT TRACK a t San J os e County Fairgrounds, San Jose, Cal., promot e d by Barkhimer Associates. $1200 g u a I' an t e e d purs e . Time tr1als 11 a.m., racing at 2: 15 p.m, POKEH RUN by Ridge Riders TralIClub, Inc. at Apache Canyon, Calif. Single 4Qmile loop . Rider meeting 10 a .m.; s tart for ove r -250 bikes at 10:1 5 a.m ., under250'5 start a t 10:30. $2.00 do nation, sweeps and poker hand trophies. Bring water & lunch. Elev. 3000-7500 ft.Spark arrestors. Contact Bob IXlke, 149 Apricot St., 0a1t View" Cal, phone 649-1960 for more Info. Location: 7 miles off Hwy. SS past Lockwood -Ozema Rd . AMA NATIONAL CHA:\IPIONSHIP HARE & HO UND RACE, presented by the Sal t Lake M,C . at Cherry Creek, just southwest of Eureka, Utah. 8th annual event, extremely varied terrain - soft dirt, trees, Sahara-type sand dunes, sage brush, steep grades, mountain passes, et c. Trophies , finishers pins, merchandise awards. Five- foot perpetual trophy. Cour s e well marked, CO\ ered by radio and first-aid equipped jeeps. Entry $3.00 mail entry (cl os es :\Iay 15) or $5.oopost entry (clos es at 9 a.rn, on race day). ~lail standard entry to Salt, Lake M.C ., P ,O. Box 1711, salt Lake, City, Utah 84101 or \\Tile the m for more Info. MOTO-CROSS at CarlSbad, Calif. OrganIzed by Calif. Molo-Cross Cl ub; Jr. & Ex . 0- 125-250-50o...0pen and sidecars welcome. Mail Entry: $5.00, P ost Entry: $ 10.00 . Mall entries to: P.O. Box 124, Reseda, Calif. 91335. Close May 15, 1968. Camping permitted at Carlsbad Raceway night before Molo-Cross. Must be In gates before 11:00 p .m, sat. nlght.Gates oPen 8:00 a .m . '~r I 1 l • ACA GRAND PRIX ROAD RACE , Riverside, Cal. Int'l Raceway. All ,GP & Prod. classes 50cc throughOpenl/ US sidecars. Pits open 8:30 a.m.; ttrst' niee at noon. Entry' $5.00, trophy presentation at track. For Info ' contact ACA, P .01 Box 247, Fullerton, Cal. 92632. BUSHMASTERS MOTO-CROSS at Beau~ mont, Cal. All classes, three 3Q-mln. motos per class, race as follows: 0-125, 126-250, 251 -0pen. Take US 60, 70, 99 to Beaumont Ave . offramp. Follow lime 2 miles south. First race 10 a.m. SCRAMBLES by Mt! St. Helens M.C . at Castle Rock, Wash. Fairgrounds. Contact club at Box 51, Castl e Rock, Wash. tor more Info. '. TO CYCLE NEWS"····•••. : This is a new subscription This is a renewal I enclose check or money order please bill me later • • • CITY • • or STATE 0 0 (please check one of lhe above) • •• NAME 0 • 0 • ADDRESS Via 1st class mail for one year S18. Via Air Mail for one Year $26. • ' exhlb. events In l00cc & 175cc clas ses. For more Info contactS1dewlnders M,C., Rt. 3, Box 29Q-C, Oregon City, Ore . • 97045. Every Fri. night through sept. 6 except July 5, July 19 & Aug . 30. (VIA 2nd CLASS MAIL) $7.50 FOR 1 YEAR $12 FOR 2 YEARS D • • • • CANCELLED. )\)" SUNDAY, MAY 12th • POKER RUN by No. Cal. Motor Maids oU LodI Cycle Bowl, LodI, Cal. bas been . AUGUST 25 - 15 MILE NATIO NAL . : SPORTSMAN RACES by Oregon Sportcycle M.C. at Benton Lane Speedway, 011 Hwy. 99 West, about 5 ml, past Junction City, Ore. Powder Puff Included with all Sportsman events. 1 p.rn , s 'ta:rt. Write' Oregon Sportcycle, 1440 S. "A", Springfield, Ore . for more Into . 16th ANNUAL KIT CARSON SCRAMBLES AD~LANTO 'IT SCRAM~LE~at Redel- - by Fort stockton M.C. at Lodl Cycle Ing s 8/10-mlle on HwvOS~o~ 'iu' AdelBoWl, Lodl, Cal. Signup 9 a.m ., practice anto, Callf.~:25~C'( et~ " 0:30 a.m., 9-11 a.m.; race , at noon . AMA sanc., big bikes 9fO"" ~ ",,,. ...m. Admlssloo, _ $1.50 ride or -wa tc h. All classes except $1.25 -<;~.o'~ _" n, $2.00 entry fee. , .• women. For more . Info contact Bob Sanders, 2009 Yosemite ne., Lodl, cai., Class ,"~. ~ooer. Call (213 ) 861-5189, Phone 368-6313. ' , •' .' • . for further Info. ~ • AY 12. 19 & 26th HIL~CLlMB NAnONAL CHAMPION- . M AMA TT SCRAMBLES by Shasta M.C., SHIP Muskegon MC, Muskecon ~ Mlcll.MI. Garfield-Entrants notified IIY A'IIA. , all classes. Smooth 'IT track, practice & signup 10 a.m. til noon, first race 1 p.m. Location: Take Business Loop, AUGUST 11 - 25 LAP TT Interstate 5, between Redding & AnderNAnONAL CHAMPIONSHIP Midwest son, Cal. Turn west on Happy Valley Rd., SPeedways, 4600 N. 27th, Lincoln, Nebr. follow sign to track. For more Into call -Entries 110m AMA or District Releree. (916 ) 241-4008. 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