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Cycle News 1968 09 12

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• • • CI) ! THIS TIME AT THE BLACK HILLS CLASSICS ...:J u G WEDNESDAY - FIRST PLACE Jerry Cheney of SIOUX FALLS, S wins shorttrack main event on a Yamaha DT-l , Nov,D., Ice rider Bill Gray of Couer 0' Alene, Idaho, was 2nd. THURSDAY - FIRST PLACE Bill Gary, the novice, won the main event on his Yamaha DT-1 with 2nd place in this short track event going to previous nights winner, Jerry Cheney. FRIDAY - FIRST PLACE Friday night the Black Hills Classics event was a Moto Cross Scrambles. Jerry Cheney was again the winner on a Yamaha DT-1. And he added to his laurels by taking an Impressive second place in the big bike event on a Yamaha YR-2. SATURDAY - FIRST PLACE Saturday night was the professional class C. short track event. Neil Keen, who leads the nation In short track point standings, won handily on his Yamaha 01-1. Novice rider Bill Gray took a strong third place. 5 of the 8 starters In this very important short track event were riding Yamaha DT-ls. SUNpAY - FIRST PLACE The nation's high-point novice, Keith Mashburn of Los Angeles, won the 250cc class at the biggest event during the classics - the half mile race on Sunday. S econ d place went to Rod Valesquez, a novice rider from Colorado Springs, Colorado. Keith Mashburn. l eading the nation In Novice point standin gs. shows his stuff In winning the half mile at t he Black Hills, S.D•• Cl ass ics. Nel l Keen. t he nati on' s leading short-tracker, won the profe ssion al main event at the B lack Hills short t rack. YAMAHA TAKES 1st&2nd OVERALL IN THE OPEN GP CLASS Vaca Valley Road Race - August 18, 1968 - Art Baumann first and Mike Duff second overa ll, both on 350cc Yamaha twins, defeatingmachines of 150cc and larger. I N T E R N A TI ON A L COR POR ATIO N S IN C. E 1 .8· 8 1

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