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Cycle News 2022 Issue 14 April 5

Cycle News is a weekly magazine that covers all aspects of motorcycling including Supercross, Motocross and MotoGP as well as new motorcycles

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50 Years Ago APRIL 18, 1972 P126 LOOKING BACK Donnie Hansen was pictured on the cover of Cycle News 40 years ago to accompany our interview with Honda's top factory motocrosser... Terry Cunningham won the 1-Day ISDE Qualifier in Alabama... We had coverage of the Tecate 500 Enduro in Baja. Chip Howell was the overall winner aboard his 490 Yamaha... Kenny Roberts won the Argentina GP... Graeme Crosby topped the AGV Sinvet 200-mile road race at Imola... Brian Mysercough was one of the big winners the Viewfinders GP held at Riverside International Raceway. 40 Years Ago APRIL 21, 1982 Ascot Park held its season-opening flat track races with many of the country's top racers and young hopefuls in attendance. Gene Romero and Gary Scott battled for the night's half-mile win with Scott coming out on top... Brad Lackey and Tom Rapp were the top pro racers at the Evel Knievel Mountain Lion Motocross at Hangtown, held in Plymouth, California... We had coverage of the John Player TransAtlantic Trophy Road Race Series. Cal Rayborn and Ray Pickrell were some of the top riders. (Above) Doug Chandler, still wearing his old Cagiva leathers, was adapting quickly to his new Ducati ride at the Laguna Seca Superbike test 20 years ago. Rex Staten wasn't joking around at the Evel Knievel Mountain Lion Motocross at Hangtown 50 years ago.

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