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Cycle News 2002 07 17

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[ [j(j) G'G:lG C\XI o o o o o o o o o o o Dougie Lampkin (Mon) and Takahisa Fujinami (Hon) dominated the latest round of the outdoor World Trials Championship held in Italy, July 67, with each rider taking a win over the two days of competition. Lampkin won on Saturday, topping Fujinami and Graham Jarvis (She). On Sunday, FUjinami topped Lampkin and Albert Cabestany (Bell. Fred Crossett (Gm won both rounds of the AMA/NATC Observed National Trials in Sequatchie, Tennessee, July 67. On Saturday, Crossett took the win over Geoff Aaron (GG) and Ryon Bell (Mon), and on Sunday, Crossett took top honors again, this time over Bell and Aaron. I' u I' u Brian Garrahan (KTM) scored the overall win at the AMA National Hare Scrambles in Elkton, Oregon, on July 7. Second place went to Fred Andrews (Kaw), followed by Rob Zimmerman, Craig Wesner (Kaw) and Brian Sperle (KTM). o o [Pil[JDffJD DrJ9 Li\ []!]ffJuil@[JDffJD @W@@@)l!i!lffJ'll~--=@-=@-=-m-=---=tJ@=--=0=--AMA Sports, in coopenrtion with Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway and Arrowhead Motor Speedway, has announced a new AMA National Speedway Championship Series, The 2002 AMA National Speedway Championship - historically a season-ending, one-day event - will now be run over three pointspaying rounds, with two events held in August, and the series finale in September. The series opener is scheduled for Wednesday, August 14, at Arrowhead Motor Speedway, located at the Orange Show Fairgrounds in San Bernardino, Califomia, with round two set for Friday, August 16, at Fast Fridays Speedway on the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn, California. The series finale will also be hosted at Fast Fridays, which for several seasons has hosted the AMA's premier speedway event. "We are delighted to be working with two premier speedway venues to launch this exciting new series," said AMA Vice President Bill Amick. "The traditional sudden-death format is undeniably exciting, but the series format will be fairer to the riders and also allow us to showcase their talents in the sport's premier markets of Northem and Southem Califomia. There have been many discussions for the past several years about launching this series. We'll kick it off this season in San Bernardino and Auburn in cooperation with two excel- lead drastically reduced at the Knockhill round of the series in Scotland on July 7. Although he topped Sean Emmett '-'

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