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Cycle News 1971 07 06

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I VOLUME VIII NUMBER 25 WEST···· PRI.C.f THIRTY ,cENl'S '.~ America's largest and most complete weekly motorcycle newspaper The Larpst Circulation of any Weekly MQtorcyde Publication nfm olIDm ~ vrn®1m For the past months, Cycle News has been making a concentrated effort to build up the coverage of the Southwest racing scene and it has been paying off. So, beginning with this issue, a special by-weekly section, like the weekly Cycle News North section, will be devoted to this area of the country. Appearing on page 20, Texas correspondent Pete Szilagyi begins an in-depth, three-part series· 01:1 Texas motocross, its tracks and its stars. Then, Southwest Cycle News will regularly appear in the Western Edition. Boris Murray of LaVerne, Calif., leaves the starting I ine at Beech Bend International Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. on his way to a 8.87 clocking for a new NHRA A-Fuel record. Murray's twin-Triumph now sports a sleek fairing, adding to the top end charge and enables him to move much faster fast that h is speed neared 175 mph. Report on page 3. §) The 'Invasion' began Sunday at Indian Dunes in Valencia, Calif., as the tough Europeans headed in to take on the best the Americans had to offer in the way· i of motocross. A surprise was in store as Tom Rap (above) took a second in the ~ ; first moto and third in the next to lead overall a~er the first two goes. To find ~."., out how he faired in the final and overall, see the report on pages 18-19. Photo by T'Om Culp. CiCLENEWS 2499 eel i 11UsAve. Ne-.rspaper Longlleocb,CB. 90801 ~427JH33

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