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Cycle News 1968 06 20

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. NATIONAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS Readers are advised that IIstllll In tills cal· endar Is a lree Servlc.. Cycle N...s II .. e:. claims any responsibility lor calcellatlon or ... eIlanllnl 01 e"nts by pramalers without notice. EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT ~ ACA PROFESSIONAl. SHORT TRACK RACES at Trojan Raceway, located corner Long Beach l"wY. & Firestone mVd, Take Firestone to Garfield, go south on Garfield, west on Southern to track entrance. 100ci: & 25Qcc classes, points, trophies & 40% of the gate purse. Three no. plates required. Starts 8 p.m. eVery. .Wed. g III ... § ~ AMA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SANCTION SCHEDULE ~ JUNE 2 - 5 MILE NATIONAL !z:I ..,J U :>. U CHAMPIONSHIP DIRT TRACK Debolt Area Associated Motorcycle Clubs, Debolt, Mich.-Race course Livonia, Mich. -Entries from AMA or District lteferee. Entries close May 12. JUNE 16 -100 MILE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSlDp ·ROAD RACE New England Motorcycle Dealers Assn., 20 Brewster St. , Plymouth, Mass.-Loudan, N.H. -Entries from AMA or District Referee. Entries close May 26 . EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT ACA SPORTSMAN TT RACES at Trojan '. Raceway, located corner Long Beach FwY. & Firestone mVd. Trophies and points. Take Firestone to Garfield, go south on Garfield, west on Southern to track entrance. 100cc & 250cc classes, 3 no. plates required. Starts 8 p.m, every Thurs. JUNE 23 - MINI.ATURE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ROAD RACE Pittsburgh Racing Assn., 718 Hope HoUow Rd,; Pittsburgh, Pa.-Heidelberg RacewayEn lries from AMA or District Referee. Entries close June 2. JULY 14-20 MILE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP DIRT TRACK Jack Leigh, c/o Mort Becker, 4118 S.E. Malden St., Portland, 0 reo Entries from AMA or District Referee. Entries close June2;J. JULY 20 -30 LAP TT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP Mt. St. Helens MC, P.O. 'lox 51, Castle Rock, Wash. -Entries from AMA or District Referee. Entries close June 29. JULY 27- 50 LAP TT . NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP J.C. Agajanian Enterprises, P.O. Box 98, Gardena, CaUf.-Ascot-Entries from AMA or Distri ct Referee. Entrie s close July 6. JULY 28 -10 MILE "ATIONAL. Championship Dirt Track (I mile) Bob 8arkhimer Associates, tnc., 50 Mt. He~ man Rd., santa Cruz, Calif. - santa Rosa Falrgrounds, santa Rosa, Cal. $6000 purse. - Entries from AMA or District Referee. AUGUST 4 - PROFESSIONAL HILLCLIMB NATIONAL CHAMPIONSIIIP Muskegon MC, Muskegon, Mich.Mt. Garfield-Entrants notified ~ AMA. AUGUST 11- 25 LAP TT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP Midwest sPeedways, 4600 N. 27th, Lincoln, Nem• . -Entries from AMA or District Referee. Entries Close July 21. AUGUST 25 - 15 MILE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSIDP DIRT TRACK (I mile) Scanlan's Promotions, Inc,; 3001 N. 9th St., St. Joseph, Mo. - State FalrgrDllDds -Entries from AMA or District Referee. Entries Close Aug. 4. SEPTEMBER l-14MILE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP DIRT TRACK Bob Barkhirner Associates, Inc.. 50 Mt. Herman Rd., Santa Cruz, Calif. - San Jose track -Entries from AMA or District Referee. Entries Close Aug. II. SEPTEMBER 8-11MILE II.ATlONAl CHAMPIONSmp DIRT TRACK Robert M. Day, 277 Paul Ave., Salinas, Callf.Califocnia Rodeo grounds-Entries from AMA or District Referee. Entries Close Aug. 18. SEPT. 15 - 15 MILE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSmp DIRT TRACK Bob Barkhirner Associates, Inc., 50 Mt. Herman Rd., Santa Cruz, Calif.-8an Jose track -Entries from AMA or District Referee. EnlriesClose Aug. 11. •••••• .+ • • • • • • • • • • • • • • EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT AMA FLATTRACK HALF-MILE RACES at Ascot Park, 183rd & Vermont, Gardena, Calif., promoted by J.C. Agajanian. Novice, Amateur and Expert riders. $2,100 guaranteed purse. Practice 7 p.m, first race 8:15, 18-race program. QUARTER-MILE SPORTSMAN SHORT TRACK co-sponsored by Fort Sutter & Sacramento Trackers M.C.' s at Eldorado Raceway, Sacramento, Calif. Gates open at 6 p .m, Signup 6:30-7:30p.m.,practice 7-7:45 p.m., first race 8 p.m. l00cc, 200cc, 25Occ , AMA sane. Adm, $2.00 ride or watch. Take Jackson Rd.orHwY. 16 to Excelsior Rd .. no. 1/2 mUe 3-STAR PRO F ESSIONAL TT RACE by Oregon Sidewinders M.C. so. of Portland, Ore. on SE Lawnfleld Rd. near Clackamas, Ore. Ride or watch $2.00. Pits open 6:30 p.m., races at 8 p.m, For info contact Sidewinders, Rt. 3, Box 290-C , Oregon City , Ore. Every Fri. night through Sept. 6. No race July 5, 19 & Aug. 30. CLASS A PROFESS IONAL SHORT TRACK, ACA sanc., Orange Co. Speedway. Santa Ana Fwy., to Laguna Cyn. offrarnp, make left at first street, Valencia, 2 mi . to track. Pit gates open 6:30 P.m., qual. 7 p.m., first race 8 p.m, Adm. $2.00, $1.00 Jrs., under 12 free. 40% purse. EVERY OTHER SATURDAY . ROAD RACE SCHOOL at Whiteman Air Park, 12030 P ierce se., Pacolma(corner Pierce SL 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 NIGHT TT RACING under the lights at Elsinore Race Track. Just off HwY. 71, moSt 01 Perris, Calif. turnoff. Sportsman rrophies for all classes. Spectators welcome. O STAR PROFESSIONAL TT RACE by SML Baker M.C . at Bellingham, Wash. AMA sane., $600 purse. NIght race. For info contact ML Baker M.C., 600DuPont BeWngbam, Wash. 98225. TT SCRAMBLES RACINGeacbandevery Sat. night through the summer. Limited amount of riders is 150. Perris M.C . Recreation Center, Perris, Calif. SPORTSMAN SHORT TRACK RACING at Cycle-Land 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 McAfee at 877-3395 in Paradise, Calif . FRIDAY, MAY 31st THREE STAR AMA PROF ESSIONAL TT at the Sidewinders race track, Portland, Ore. Night racing on the hillside co ur s e . SlgnuP ,closes 7:30 p.rn, MAY:U- JUNE 9th 1st ANNUAL MEXlCALI FAIR at Mexicali, Mexico presented by 20-30 Club & La Vox de la Frontera. 3 Int'l bike races: June 2 & 9, TT Moto-Cross; June 5, Enduro. High point trophy both days. 50, 100, 175, 250 & Open classes. For Info cal" (213) 323-8183. SAT., JUNE 1 & 15th SPORTSMAN SHORT TRACK by North Bay M.C. at Sonoma Co. Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, Cal. AMA sanc., slgnup & prac, 5:30-7 p.m., race at 7:30 p.m, Adm. $1.50 adults, 75~ 12-16, kids free. Season high point trophy, Class C traction, 4 more races to mow. For info call Ray Bennett (707) 546-4655, 5140 Os:cl~ dental Rd ., Santa Rosa, Cal. SATURDAY, JUNE 1st THHE E STAll Al\IA PHOFESSIONAL TT at Castle Hoc k Fairground, Cas tle Roc k, Wash . Night racing on the 30-lap Na ti onal track. Sig nup clos es 7:30 p .rn, JUNE 1 & 2 2nd AN NU A L HENO SPOR TSC YCLE SHOW at Ce ntennial Coliseum in Heno, Ne\ a da . Open fr om 11 a .rn, to 11 p. m .on Sat . , & fr om 11 a.rn , to 8 p .rn, on Sun. Show center s around mo to r sports & e quip me nt. To enter mo tor cycles, co nta ct Al Lockett, 7G80 Tholl Dr., Le mmon Valley , Nev . 89503, phone 972 -04 82. 500-M IL E .GHE ENHORN EN DUHO. Mail e ntry 'SI both days , $4 Sunday only. Mail to Pasad ena l\1 .C . Clubhouse, 21 East Howard s t. , Pas a dena. Ent ries. close May 18, 19G8. SUNDAY, JUNE 2nd AFM NAT'L ROAD RACE , Orange Co . Int'l Raceway, 10 mi. so. of Disneyland on Santa Ana Fwy, Sand Canyonofframp. AU Nat'l. classes will run, GP professional, sportsman, production. Al Collins, KLAC radio personality, will appear. Regis. opens 8 a.m.,prac.l0a.m., first race 12:30 p .m, For info call (415) 535-1549, (213) 762-9875,(805) 967-8919 or (714) 442-3338. . . THREE STAR AMA P ROFESSIONAL TT at Trl-ClUes Raceway, Richland, Wash. All new $200,000 race plant, bonus payoff. Signup closes at 12 noon. 4th ANNUAL CALICO 100 by Hi-Jinx FMC . Take Barstow Fwy. 10 m i. past Barstow, Cal. jo Calico Ghost Town turnoff. Follow lime to dry lake bed. 100 mile race limited to lOOcc's. For m?re info call (213) 868-9997. BENEFIT SCRAMBLES forUnderprivUaged Children presented by Palo Alto M.C. & the Kiwanis Club at Fremont, cat., next to drag strip, Durham Rd. turnoff on HwY. 17. Adm, $1.50 ride or watch, all classes, no girls. AMA sanc., Dist. 36 rules, slgnup closes 10:30a.m., prac, 9-11 a.m., race at 12:30 p.m, MOTO-CROSS by Sage Hoppers M.C. at Encinitas , Cal. Prac. 9 a.m., Exp.& Am. IOOCc, 250cc & Open at 10 a.m., sep. motos. Nov. 10Occ, 250cc & Open at noon, sep. motos. Entry $3.00, I-mi. course, no adm. Limed from Interstate 5 & Encinitas Bl. Camping ok , but no litter. No bikes run after 8 p.m. Sat. or before 9 a.m. Sun. For info call (714) 753-2907. 2nd ANNUAL SPORTSMAN SCRAMBLES by Valley Council of M.C . Clubs at Lodl Cycle Bowl, Lodi, Cal. AMA sanc., all classes. Signup 9-11 a.m.; race at noon, $1.50 ride or watch. ADELANTO TT SCRAMBLES at Redding's 8/10-mlle on HwY. 395 near Adelanto, Calif. 0-25Occ practice at 8:30 a.m., big bikes approx. 11:30 a.m, Admission · $I.~5 each person, $2.00 entry fee. Class C rubber. Call (213) 927-1977 for further infor ma ti on. EUROPEAN SCRAMBLES by Desert Cballengers M.C . at Deadman's Point, Cal. Entry $3.25, 3 i-nr. races, approx, 30 mi. Trallbikes 10 a.m., small bikes 11:15 a.m., big bikes 12:30 p.m, Noaffll. req, Turn off HwY. 66 at Lucerne Valley · cutoff, east to intersec. of HwY. 18 in Apple Valley. Troph ies to 40% of finishers. SPORTSMAN S C RA M B L E S by Lucky Spokes M.C. at Brush Prairies, Wash. AMA sane, & pts, Signup 11 a.m.; race 1 p.m, Adm, $1.50, 5 classes (100-200250-500-0pen). No raln, no knobs. PONDEROSA CHAMPIONSHIP 100, by Greyhounds M.C . IS mi . easi of Lancaster Cal. on Ave. J. New course, 10 loops, 'big trophies to all fi ni s her s. 10 a.m, start, 4-ft. trophy to 1st In class, 40 mi. of fireroad. Pie plates ok, notarIzed release for minors , trophy donation $5.00. TT RACE by Shasta M.C. Smooth track, AMA sanc ., all classes. Signup & practice 10 a.m , to noon, race at 1 p.m , Location: Take Bus iness Loop, Inte r s ta te #5, between Redding & Anderson, Cal. West on Happ y Valley Rd., foll ow s igns to track. For Info call (916) 241-4008. EUROPEAN SCRAMBLES by Desert Challengers M,C. at Deadman's Point, Cal. Entry $3.25, no afm. req., 3 separate t-hr, races. TraIl bikes 10 a.m., 11: 15 a.m, small bikes, 12:30 p.m, big bikes. Trophies to 40% of entries. Turn off HwY. 66 at Lu cerne Valley, Cal., east to inte r s ecti on of HwY. 18 in Apple Valley. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5th GENERAL MEETING of all motorcycle riders interested In riding on Calif. public lands such as Panoche, Mercy Hot Springs, etc., to be held at Geerge E . Hall' s M.C. shop, 265 N. Monterey se., Gilroy, Cal. at 8 p.m, Clubs are asked to send 2 reps empowered to speak for their groups. CoUee& cookies. For more info call 842- 8888 in Gilroy. • This is a new subscription This is a fenewal I enclose check or money order please bill me la ter SATURDAY, JUNE 8th SCRAMBLES at Sprockets Park, Bakersfiel d, Cal. Night race. Signup closes at 7 p.m. with firs t race at 7:30 p.m. \ NAME _ ADDRESS _ C ITY or _ STATE ... • .. . . SAT!, JUNE 8, 15, 22& 29th SPEEDWAY RACING at Whiteman Stadium, 12850 Pierce St. & San Fernando Rd., Pacoima, Cal. Benefit show for American Cancer SocIety', practice at 7 p.m.; races start at 8 p.m, Team rae- . ing, adm, $2.50 adults, $1.50 under 12, free under 5. For further info contact Criswell Enterprises, 12130 Sherman Way, No. Hollywood, Cal (213) 983-1617. • • • • D • D • • • o • o • • D • all D • =MAIL TO: CYCLE NEWS, BOX 498, LONG BEACH, CALIF. 90801 • • (please check one of the above) , 3-STAR PROFESSIONAL TT RACE by Blue Barons M.C , at Grabaln Speedway, 9 mt, so. of Puyallup, Wash ., atGrabaln, Wash. 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