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Cycle News 1977 10 05

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l!") I-< (1) ..0 o .... u o THE RIVERSIDE SUPERBIKE INTERNATIO AL OCTOBER 1st/2nd Kenny Roberts, Gary Scott and J ay Springsteen - three of the toughest racers in the world racing at lao m ph over t he Riversid e Raceway Grand Prix course for the biggest prize in American motorcycl e racing ..•.the AMA Gran d N ational Champio ns hip and a . sha re of the $100,000 Came l Pro Series po int fund. The weekend's Riverside Superb ike Int ern atio nal is t he climax t o the National Championship road rac ing year and the most decisive event in the clo sing rounds of t he Came l Pro Series . It's the race that can keep Robe rts and Scott right in contention w ith current champio n and po ints leader, Sp ringsteen. . Not that it's j ust a t hree-horse race. Roberts, Sp ringsteen and Sco tt will be clashing w ith other A merica n road racing sta rs like Gene Romero, Dave Aldana. Steve Mclaughli n and t he hottest prospect in US road racing right now, Sk ip A k sland .•. winner of the recent World Champio nship qualifier at Laguna Seca. They are all chasing t he $25.000 cash purse t hat the Riverside Sup erb ike International carries . Chasing it along w ith Int ernational sta rs, Warren Willing of Australia. Sadao Asa m i of Japan and Jim my Morales of Mexico . ••three aces aiming to ta ke away a pile of cash as their excess baggageI So don't miss the big one. The Riverside Superbike Int ern ati onal. this weekend. Schedule of Events: Saturdav, October 1st: Morning Practice for all Classes: Formula 750. Ughtweig ht. Novic e, Superbike Production and Sidecar. Racing starts at 1:00 p.m. with the Expert Lightweight. Superbike Production and Novice heats. Big race of the day is the Expert Ughtweight Final at 3:00 p.m . Then more spectacular sidecar practice and finally t he lao mph F750 bikes come out for more practice sessions. Remember, you can park overnight FREEfor t he big day 's racing on Sunday. Sunday, October 2nd: Come out of your campers at 8:00 and eat breakfast to t he sound of the Championship racers do ing their fi nal practice and shakedown sessions. And if you're coming just for Sunday on ly, make absolutely sure that you are there in good time for the two Expert heat races that kick off at 11:00 a.m. Then there's the rest of a giant day's championship racing: the Formula 750 AMA Championship clash w ith the Camel Pro Series title heavily depending on the outcome. The Novice Lightweight race with a unique chance to see Championship contender, Ted Boody, taking his first crack at road racing, the Superbike Production event with those 150 mph strut bikes 1 111) and those sk idding, sliding, spinning sidehacks. BIG FREE BONUSESI The Riverside Superbike Int ern ational is action-packed for an the family so we've slipped in a few bonuses to make it a real valuefor-money weekend. FREE overnight parking, FREE grandstand seating and children under 12 FREEl TI CKET PRICES. Sunday t ickets $8 in advance ($9 on the day). Weekend Superticket - $15. This covers the two full days of rac ing plus pit passesl One day pit pass - $5. HOW TO GET THERE. From the Los Angeles area, take the San Bernardino Freeway (US 10) east an~ then swing off on Highway 60 right to the track. . From San Diego run straight up Highway 395 and follow the signs right into the track. From Orange County take the Riverside Freeway IUS 91I to the Highway 60 turn-off and ri ght to the track entrance. TICKETS FROM TICKETRON AND MUTUAL · AGENCIES. FOR INFORMATION CALL: (714) 831-3540 or (714) 653-11.61. 3

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