Stevens & Leonard: Superbike Championship Combo
Thomas Stevens is awarded the coveted No. 1 plate for winning the 1991 AMA Superbike Championship, while his mechanic Jim Leonard accepts the AMA’s Tuner of the Year Award at the AMA Pro Racing Awards banquet in Redondo Beach, California, in November of 1991. (Mitch Friedman photo)

Thomas Stevens is awarded the coveted No. 1 plate for winning the 1991 AMA Superbike Championship, while his mechanic Jim Leonard accepts the AMA’s Tuner of the Year Award. Stevens and Leonard worked hard to give Yamaha its very first AMA Superbike title that year. Stevens and Leonard were part of the famous Vance &…

Tight Going at the San Jose TT 600cc National (1991)
Davey Durelle (No. 58) gets into a turn second behind Danny Ingram (No. 31) and just ahead of Terry Poovey (No. 18), Billy Herndon (No. 19), Steve Aseltine (No. 36) and other riders in qualifying Heat race for the 1991 San Jose TT AMA 600cc National. (Mitch Friedman photo)

Davey Durelle (No. 58) gets into a turn second behind Danny Ingram (No. 31) and just ahead of Terry Poovey (No. 18), Billy Herndon (No. 19), Steve Aseltine (No. 36) and other riders in qualifying Heat race for the 1991 San Jose TT AMA 600cc National. Ingram won the heat over Durelle and Poovey. Aseltine…

Gold Hill Racing Pit Stop at Road America (1992)
Linnley Clarke hands off the Gold Hill Racing Yamaha to Christian Gardner (sitting on the bike) during the AMA/CCS EBC Brakes Endurance Challenge at Road America in June of 1992. (Henny Ray Abrams photo)

Linnley Clarke hands off the Gold Hill Racing Yamaha to Christian Gardner (sitting on the bike) during the AMA/CCS EBC Brakes Endurance Challenge at Road America in June of 1992. Gold Hill was leading the three-hour race when in the final hour, the bike sputtered out of gas on the front straight with Gardner on…

Moto-Journalist Larry Lawrence as a Cartoonist
Moto-Journalist Larry Lawrence had a little fun attempting to be a cartoonist when Freddie Spencer made his racing comeback in the AMA Superbike race on the streets of Miami. Apologies to my good friend Freddie for this.  :)

Doing a move and came across this gem in my old hanging folder files. It was my very feeble attempt at drawing a humorous cartoon. A lot of inside jokes here, but I think I sketched this cartoon for the entertainment of my friend and Cycle News Editor Paul Carruthers. I’m sure I faxed it…