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Cycle News 1971 05 25

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PRICE THIRTY CENTS Desert Bomb LUCERNE VALLEY, CAL., May 16, 1971 - The Spokebenders M.C.'s Hare & Hound today touched off a series of complaints from many of the top Desert aces and resulted in a petition of protest being signed and delivered to District 37 referee Larry Haley. Inefficient lime marking was one reason for the unhappiness caused and lack of adequate danger markings was another. This second reason caused Tom Poteet to narrowly miss serious injury. The unofficial report is that Bill Saltzman claimed first overall when J.N. Roberts pulled into the pits having missed one check. Report on the events on page 17. Gatorade GP Three thousand road racing fans trucked over to Orange County International Raceway to watch Nortons take the Open classes, Kawasaki dominate the 500's and Yamaha, nearly everything else left. The gorgeous sunshine brought out the AFM regulars and a few surprise guests. Story, plus lots of pictures, is on page 8. 'LUS -- Berles.ire Trials -- Junior-Am Photos by: Bill Spencer (top It.1. John Bethea (top rt.) and Dennis Greene. Three views of the Winn~r's Circle ...what it's all about. CiCI.RNEW!S 84:09 OBC i llOsA1Nt. Ne-w-spaper Lcmg Be acb,CB. :90801 0w042"7-Q1133

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