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Cycle News 1969 06 03

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TRIUMPH SWEEPS READING NATIONAL By Boyd Reynolds READING, PA., May 25, 1969 - Larry Palmgren led a one-two-three Triumph victory at the 1/2 mile dirt track National at Reading, Pennsylvania. Chuck Palmgren was aboard another Triumph as was Gary Nixon to complete the Triumph sweep. '!be showstopper of the day was the performance turned in by Dave Aldana in the Amateur Main. Aldana sped oft the line to put 50 yards of paydirt between himself and the rest of the pack before the fourth turn. He was broadsl1ding feet uP while looking over his shoulder at Charley ChapPle, the second place f1n1sher. '!be young Cal1tornian had the crowd in his hip pocket as they cheered him on to victory. On his Victory laP, he received a standing ovation. Triumph mounted Terry Stokes tucked into third. (Results on page 17) The Side WInders and Sand Blasters combined efforts to hold a Dual European Scrambles over two separate courses near Ride-crest Sunday. J.N. Roberts and llike Patrick took double wins In both races, J.N. In 500ceOpen class, allCl IIlke In the 250cc class. Left Larry Pal....n led a triple win by Trl· umph at the Readlna Halt'-lle National. • • · • · • · • · • · • · • • · • • • · • • · • · · • SalOl 1'.'fllIl:I 'IIU'. I• ., · • • • P'IUI.'. ",''. I••, lU". Ut. · • • • ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 1 ~~~ ~~~ i

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