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An afternoon with Nicky

                                                                                                                                              Photos and text by Jamey



Spotted at Perris Raceway on Friday the 13th, was Nicky Hayden burning laps on the 1/4 mile oval. Hayden who was out of the country for Moto-GP  testing last week returned to sunny California this week for some fun and relaxation before heading back to Europe next week. What to do? Dirt Track where his roots lie was the answer, hence Nicky grabbed his gear and headed to Perris where some top GNC riders were spending time testing suspension with Race-Tech's  Jimmy Wood. On hand was the current Grand National Champion Jared Mees along with National #7 Sammy Halbert, National #54 (2 time Daytona short track winner) Mikey Rush and National #98 Kayl Kolkman. The GNC riders were getting ready for the opening two rounds of their series which kicks off at Daytona in March. Nicky; he was just having fun and staying in shape.









February 14th - PROS




Kayl Kolkman 98, lead the first few laps until he got sideways and Sammy tagged him and they both went down.





Mike Rush 54, lead the restart until he was black flagged for his pipe hanging off the bike.





Sammy and Davis Fisher 67m, had a great race, passing each other until Fisher pulled away in the closing laps.



Look close, Sammy is on the outside!








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Cal Expo GNC





           

Castle Rock, Washington     August 2nd, 2014


Castle Rock Experts - August 2nd, 2014

Castle Rock Pro Singles - August 2nd, 2014

Castle Rock Nite Before - Twins & Singles - August 1st, 2014




   

    2014 Trailblazers 70th Annual Banquet

                        April 5th, 2014

        Carson Center - Carson, California

Kenny Roberts Receives Dick Hammer Award


Previous Hammer winners Dick Mann, Ralph White, Sammy Tanner, Everett Brashear and Skip Van Leeuwen are

 flanked by Trailblazers president Don Emde and Keith  Mashburn.

Trailblazers Banquet Photos             Tom Cates Bike Show Photos  

Editorial: Old Guys Rule                                                                   

By Paul Carruthers - Cycle News      http://www.cyclenews.com/45/24218/Racing-Article/Editorial--Old-Guys-Rule.aspx



Indians at Volusia



I thought that you might enjoy seeing this.  We still bring out the seven 1949 Indian Arrows annually.  This year we ran the Volusia short track during Bike Week.  The riders raced them hard and put on a close and excellent show.  Yet, nobody fell and we went hope with seven running machines!  The riders are:

1.  David Aldana (no mistaking those leathers!)

2.  Timmy Mitchell

3.  Joe Baggott

4.  Chris Carr (someone said he had ridden in a few of these flat track races before)

5.  Shane Fox

6.  Beau Braswell (sings the new country "flat track" theme song)

7.  Charlie Seale (another former national number)

The photo with the riders mounted was taken in staging just before the riders went out for their first heat race.  The other photo was taken right after the main.  Fans came out of the stands and applauded as the riders dismounted.  They put on a great race.

Best Regards,

Mike O'Neil












    

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2014 Events & Results


SCFTA Round 1 Perris

February 15

SCFTA Round 3 Perris


March 15

San Jose Indoor

March 29


Trailblazers Banquet

April 5

SCFTA Round 4 Perris

April 5th


SCFTA Round 5 Perris

May 17

SCFTA   Round 7 Perris

July 26


Cal Expo GNC

July 26

Castle Rock

August 1

Castle Rock

August 2


Castle Rock

August 2

SCFTA   Round 8 Perris

August 23

SCFTA   Round 10 Perris


October 10
Speedway -World Championship

October 11
SCFTA   Round 11 Perris

November 8


2013 Events & Results


WCFTS    Las Vegas


January 11th and 12th


SCFTA   Awards


February 3

SCFTA   Round 1 & 2


February 16 and 17th


SCFTA   Round 3

March 9th


Trailblazers Banquet

April 6th

SCFTA   Round 4

April 20th

Slideways Chowchilla

April 27th


WCVDTS Willow

May 5th

Slideways Chowchilla

May 10th

Spokane Speedway

May 15th


SCFTA   Round 5

May 18th

WCFTS Lodi

May 18th

Rouit Open House

May 19th

Hourseshoe Park - Arizona


June 1st


SCFTA   Round 6


June 22nd

WCDTS   Sacramento Mile

July 28


SCFTA   Round 7

July 20


Castle Rock GNC TT

August 3

SCFTA   Round 8

August 17


SCFTA   Round 9

September 21

SCFTA   Round 10

October 11


WCVDTS Willow

October 19 and 20


SCFTA   Round 11

November 9

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