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Cycle News 1980 04 09

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o 00 0') ..... ..... 1-0 0.. < (Above) Scott Remole took the 250cc Novice win under the 'Dome, while (below) Ronnie Tichenor did the same thing in the Mini Mini class. lap, and ~ wmt on to victory 0Vfi Glen Paul Bak~r, Curt Hawkins, and Craig Riddl~, while in the O~n rac~, h~ had to slip past rid~rs to take th~ top trophy ah~ad of Paul Bak~r, Robby Hays, Troy Ruf and GI~n Goodi~r, Mu~hlstein. Thr~ Ex~rt classes w~nt aftfi a big purse put up by GNC for th~ rac~, and in the 125s, it was J~rry Surber, Jr. taking command aft~r MicIr.ey Pizzitola ~ld t~ ~arly l~ad, but couldn't match Surb~r's s~. Pizzitola ~ttl~ in for !Kond, with Ben Theriot passing his way up from a bad start to grab third. Clay H~nsh~ll and Gl~n Johnson finish~4-5. 16 Pedro P~raln and Carlo Musso batt1~d it out for the 250cc Ex~rt win, but Musso could not ~ around pfiales and had til tak~ second place mon~. Ricky Glaser d~f~at~ J~ Burk~ and Ricky Madol~ for the third spot. Darryl H~isl~r came over from Alabama to win the Open Ex~rt class, b~ating Clar~nc~ Fortney of Oklahoma, Louisiana's Billy Prevost. Texas' Joey Balcom and Houston's Tommy Hudson. Billy Bristwe took hom~ th~ win in th~ IOOcc fmal ah~ad of Bryan Taylor, Jaim~ Killion, Billy BUfi and Randy Hall~n. and in a tough Ov~r 50 main ev~nt, Darius Graml~ of Harlington, TX cam~ out on top, riding a Kawasaki KDX 175 Uni·Trak. Billy Click, winn~r of t~ class for th~ past two ~an in a row, was right on GramI~ for the first f~ laps, but steadily crash~ hitnsdf out of a possibility of a third victory. Jimmy R~n~ pick~d up second as Jamn Cantw~lI l~d Roy McCalvin and Billy ~nton across th~ chKk~n to mak~ up ~ top five. In th~ 125cc Novice class, Billy Bak~r p~ his way up to t~ front ~arly in th~ rac~ and held on to the position to d~f~at Donni~ McMillon and Paul York. Floyd Robbins and Danny Meloy mad~ up th~ top fiv~. Th~ final main ~v~nt of th~ night was th~ 250cc Novicn, where Scott R~mol~ inh~rit~d th~ win after the ~arly lead~r had his Honda 's r~ar ~nd break apart two laps from th~ finish. Everyon~ moved up a notch at the fin· ish, and Gl~n Whitten, Todd Lukavsky, Jim Powe and Moe Van Kirk look home beautiful GNC trophies. Larry Huffman came down for the !Above) VICtOry in the 250cc Expen ranks went to Pedro Perales. Jr. (Be ow) Darius Gramley rode a Kawasaki enduro. bike to the Over 30 win. trophy presentation after all of th~ mains w~r~ compl~~d, and t~n th~ rid~n w~~ sent hom~ and th~ lights wmt out in t~ Astrodom~ until n~"t y~ar, whm all of T~xas' best sportsm~n com~ back to th~ Dom~ to host another GNC Amat~ur Su~rcross National. • Results TEENY MINI: 2. Byron o.vmn (SuzI; 3. 1. CriIpy _V _ lVoml;Eric C..... 5. . . . . 1Suzl; 4. 1Suzl; 5. Donna _ lItlIl; 6. Kyle Alford (SuzI; 7. M_ _ lSuzl; 8. Colin Edwordo (Suzl; 9. IIiIIy Elmont (Ila); 10. Dominique t:u.1Suzl. MINI BIKE JR: 1. 5 _ lSuzl; 2. o..v Jenkins (~; 3. Ihndyn "-Iv lVom); 4. WhiI!*', Smith lVoml; 5. Mort< DufnIne 1Suzl; 8. Jimmy JohnIon. Jr. (Suz); 7. lome eo. lVoml; B. Trent Alwood lVoml; 9. Brent _ lVoml; 10. 8ubblI Whitt lSuzl. LADIES DIY: 1. ~ _ _ lVanl; 2. "-v Rowen (Henl; 3.J'Il1i SummeroII lVom); 4. Debbie Mort""" (Honl; 5. Poula Brown (!

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