|In November 2005, we posted a program photo of the 2nd Annual Motorcycle Road Racing
75-Mile National Championship we held Sept. 24, 1967. By coincidence, the same week, Scott
Rousseau published an "Archives" article on Gary Nixon. In the 7th paragraph Gary talks about
winning the 1967 Carlsbad Open National but seizing his 250 and breaking his right thumb. Back
then men didn't sue everybody. Thanks Gary!
|I really enjoyed your website
with the old photos of the
tracks. Keep those
memories coming. Thanks
for keeping Carlsbad
Raceway going for 40 years.
When was the first USGP
held at Carlsbad?
It was 1971.
I was a young teen then but I
do remember my first Hang
Ten Grand Prix with Rolf
Tibblin riding around on the
with a 50 pound camera and
battery mounted to his head
for ABC. Over 15 years later
I worked in construction
with Rolf Tiblin in Palm
Springs for a couple of
Thanks for the memories.
– Gregory Martin
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|Greetings from the official Mikkola-club
in Belgium! www.heikkimikkola.be
|I attended the 1976 USGP of
Motocross and was really
impressed with the
track & race.
– Michael “Soup” Campbell
|Last Rider's Meeting Ever -- Aug. 8, 2004
|Lee Holth Vintage MX Finish
|Final Day at Carlsbad
|Thanks to Jan-Willem van Essen from the
Netherlands for sending us this photo of the
1979 USGP Start.
Heikki Mikkola (1), Graham Noyce (5)
Gerrit Wolsink (4), and Brad Lackey (17).
Click here to visit http://www.heikki-mikkola.tk
Click the photo for a larger version.
|Thanks for the photos, Guy Jamar!