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Cycle News 1993 04 07

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eIN THE WIND e Cf) 0\ 0\ T-f r:-..,' B World Champion Donny Schmit (Yam) posted 2-2-1 moto finishes to capture the overall win at the Spanish round of the World Championship 250cc MX Series at Jerez, March 28. Greg Albertyn (Hon) was second with a 1-4-2 tally, followed by Trampas Parker (KIM), who went 61-3. Jan Hrehor (Yam) was the overall winner at the combined AMA National Championship Hare Scrambles/Cross Country Series race at Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, March 28. Scott Plessinger (KIM) was the runner-up, and Rodney Smith (Suz), Scott Summers (Hon) and Randy Hawkins (Suz) rounded out the top five. Team Suzuki Endurance (Suz) won the WERA Powermist/Performance Machine National Endurance Series race at Talledega Gran Prix Raceway in Alabama, March 27. Team Suzuki Endurance turned in 334 laps to beat H'N'S Racing (Yam) by a lap. Virginia Breeze Racing (Yam) finished third overall in the six-hour race. Fox Racing would like to obtain one of the Suzuki RM125s that was raced by Team Moto-X Fox in the 1976 and '77 National Championship 125cc MX Series. If you own one of the machines that was piloted by Mark Barnett, Pat Richter or Steve Wise and would like to sell it, contact Brian Price at Fox Racing, 408/378-4884. The newly formed Western Roadracing Association (WRA) will host its inaugural race meet on May 8-9 at Las Vegas Raceway in Nevada. The WRA will accept current road racing licenses from any recognized sanctioning body and will offer competitors 19 different classes in which to compete. Contingency sponsors include EBC Brakes, Metzeler Motorcycle Tires, GaUer Racing Brakes and Silkolene Lubricants. California Sportbike Racing will be providing trackside Metzeler support at WRA events. In addition to hosting events at Las Vegas Racew'ay, WRA events are scheduled for California's Bakersfield Raceway. For more information, call 209 /723-9454. Bill Mills suffered a fatal heart attack on March 19 in Fountain Valley, California. Mills was a noted speedway racer in the '30s, competing with the likes of American's first World Champion Jack Milne. Although it's subject to change (what on cable TV isn't?), the first of a series of weekly Camel Supercross Series shows is scheduled to air on ESPN on Thursday, April 2, at 9:30 p.m. Pacific time (Friday, April 3, at 12:20 a.m. Eastern time). The Orlando Supercross which took place on January ~'will be shown on the first show. The shows will continue to air each Thursday (Friday) through July 9. "Really makes you wonder, huh?" is how 1992 New England Trail Riders Association Enduro Grand Champion Pat Royer closed his letter that appears in the April issue of Trail Rider magazine, the New Jersey-based monthly that is published and edited by Paul Clipper. In the letter, Royer sets the record straight: he won his NETRA title on a 1989 Kawasaki KX125 that he paid $1200 for, and he'll defend the title on a 1989 KX250 that he purchased for $1000! 2 Jerry Stansbury, who served as competition director of the Mickey Thompson Entertainment Group for the past six years, has fallen victim to the elimination of the position by the Anaheim, California-based firm that sanctions and promotes the Mickey Thompson Stadium Off-RO

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