Our friend Larry of New York City Motorcycles now lives in Japan. He reports from his first opportunity to ride with the Have Fun!! Flat Track club, that took place yesterday. Words and photos: Larry Morris (except where stated) Fuse Racing Kawasaki KSR135 Mini tracker and Kawasaki 250 on road racing wets Kawagoe, Japan 6 February 2022 It’s been a fair few years (in fact exactly a few years) since the stars aligned and I was able to get around an oval. Correction: a doughnut.
We saw this crusty Yamaha at a recent Greenfield Dirt Track practice and wanted to share some photos we snapped of it. We sent the owner, Nick Rock, a few questions and this is the info he sent back. I'm a motor mechanic from Chesterfield, I'm 45 years old and I've been riding flat track at Scunthorpe since the 1st Dirt Diggers event , initially in the mx class on my modern KTM enduro bike, then decided to buy this bike and ride the vintage class. The bike's a Yamaha RT
Ready for another of Todd Marella's Clash-infused race reports from the Pacific Northwest? We are. Take it away Todd. Sitting in staging waiting for my first heat race Saturday night, boredom is the furthest emotion from my being. Excited. Elated. Glad, stoked, and giddy, more like. Spokane Speedway is 346 miles from my house, and about 12 miles further than that from Burrito’s place where I met him at 5:00 this morning. His van is bigger in every dimension than mine, and he
Switzerland has a very strange relationship with motorsport. The country banned virtually all forms of motorised racing within their borders, after the 1955 Le Mans 24-hour tragedy, that resulted in the deaths of 84 people*. In the decades since there have only been time trial hillclimb events, where one vehicle is on the course at a time, until a relaxation in 2015, that allowed electric vehicle racing (how very Swiss). Somehow, the imaginative Swiss Dirt Track Association (