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Cycle News 1983 08 17

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The reaction was unanimous after Hank Scott carved up the field on a Honda RS750 at the DuQuoin Mile. . Not that it's news when Hank brings home the bacon. After all, he's second on the all-time list ofMile wirmers. And well-kooNn on the dirt track cimJit as a gutty competitor and master tactician .But some people were smprised that.a machine with justfour month; of development \Wrk behind it could win a Mile. . They shouldn't have been. Hank's RS750 has a powerful air-coded V-twin engine that's based on the advanced teclmology ofHonda's {>9tent Shadow 750. And the Honda dirt track development team ofJerry Griffith, Gene Romero, Dan Maurel, Dave Bird and DennisJones . have been working night and day to make its sizzling perfonnance even hotter. . Of rourse, given the frantic pace ofMile rompetition, that's no short order. But as Hank Scott proved at DuQuoin, Honda's new RS750 is already capable of makin' bacon. HONDA FOLLOWTHE lIADER . ALWAYSWEAIlAIlELMl:l'ANDEYEPIIOTEC'I1ON.@ Co.,loe.

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