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Cycle News 1983 05 25

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Erik Geboers continued his 125cc GP domination in Fra ':!ce. mo tos from Itali an G ilera rid er Corra ddo Madd i a n d sai led to max im um poin ts o n the sandy track . C eboers' Suzuki team ma te. Mich ele Rinaldi ba cked him up we ll with a first m ot a second a nd a third in the fin a l m or o beh ind Gil er a ' s Ma rc Velken eer s. Am erican J im Gibson holds th ird in th e point sta nd ings aft er ridi ng his Yamaha 10 fifth in th e fir st moio. Ignition failure in the second m or o robbed him o f vital points. • Results FIRST MOTO: 1. E. Geboers (Suz); 2 . M . Rinaldi ISu,l; 3 . C. Maddi IGiI); 4. M . Velkeneers (Gill: 5. J . Gibson (Yam): 6. J . Hensen (Yam); 7. P, Vehkonen lYam); 8 . J , Btaequaert (Ya m l: 9 J . V imond (Yam) ; 10. G . van Gyseghem (Hon). SECOND MOTO: 1. Geboers: 2. Velkeneers: 3 . Rina ldi; 4 . Vehkonen; 5. Hen sen; 6. Btenq uaert . 7 . Van Gyseghe m: 8. P. Dece ndre (Ha n); 9. A . Pan t i ll a IKa w); 10 . G. Andrean i (KTM) . POINT STA NDINGS : 1. Geboers 11 14): 2. Ronaldi 1921 3. Gibso n 1581 4 . Ma ddi (521 5. Veh konen : : : (39): 6. Hensen (31) 7. Velkeneers 131): 8 . Vimond : (29): 9. A ndreani (24 ). event gave 'Springer ' his record setting 34th AMA Na tional winthe most of any rider in history. Scott put two new marks in the record book with the fastest time trial lap and quickest lO-lap qualifier in Ascot's history. Jay and Scott are proving that Korn shock absorbers are making all other suspension obsolete. Daytona, Talladega, AscotKoni is the winner. World Championship 12.SCc: MX Series: RoundS Geboers • • agalnln France Kg·~ I II West Lo ve rs Lane Cu lpe per. VA 2 2701 (703) 825-4543 - \(/ . VITRO L L ES. FRANCE. MAY I Reigning ch amp Erik Geboers continued his domination of the 125cc cla ss wi th another double win in the French GP at Vitrolles. Am erican Jim Gibson clo sed th e ga p o n second pl ace Michel e Rinald i in th e point sta nd ings. Gibso n took second overall with a third a nd a second to consolida te his third pl ace in the series. a nd to gain ten points on R ina ldi. R ina ld i crashed in th e second mota a fter taking second in the o pe ne r. G eboer s took th ings ea sy in front of th e 13.000 stro ng crowd. si tting in second spot in both rno tos until th e 30 minu te ma rk. whe n he made hi s move 10 th e Iro n t. • Results FIRST M OTO: 1. E. Geboers (Su,): 2. M . Rin aldi (Su, ): 3. J . Gibson (Yam): 4. J . Vimond IYam): 5. P. Veh kane " (Yam ); 6. C. Ma ddi i (Gi ll; 7. A lejeune (Hon); 8. N. Contini (Apr); 9. M . Velkenee rs l Gil); 10. J . Nill son IKawl . SECOND M OTO: 1. Geboers: 2. Gibson: 3. Vehkonen; 4 . Leje u ne; 5. M add ij; 6. Velkeneers; 7. Contin i; 8. J . Bl anq uabrt (Yam); 9 . F. Stirovon o (Ap r); 10 . K. J oha nn sson (Yam) POINT STANDINGS: 1. Geboers (1441 2. Rinald i : 11D4): 3. Gibson (801 4. Maddii (631 5. Vehkone n 150): : : 6. Velkeneers 1 43): 7. Vimo nd (37): 8. J . Hen sen (31): 9. G. Andreani (281 1D. Lejeune 12 : 01. When you want to finish First, .0005" makes all the Difference! ....... . Power! PSI Sprockets let you pour on the power. Machined to prec ise tolerances of :!: .0005". hub alignment is exact and gives 50% more con tact area on the co untershaft. Smooth perfo rmanc e! Sprocket and spline teeth. machined to exact tolerances on perfectly round blanks. transfer powe r evenly. smoothly and quietly through the fu ll power cu rve . PSI has a full line of sprockets. countershaft and rear. all made to perfection . ASK FOR THEM BY NAME . r: ~ . . '. . . ,.. v .: . PBI sprockets ,"-... Clackal'!las, Oregon 97015 ! .:.; MAD€ TOUGH! . 15

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