I got a wonderful opportunity to meet and interview Norris Rancourt last week. Norris and his Orrin Hall-built Moto Parilla were the 250 to beat in AFM races in the early 1960s. Just before he retired he and Orrin went to Daytona in ’64 to test themselves against the big boys. Norris and the little
(NEWS RELEASE) Showdown between series leader Jared Mees and three-time Sacramento winner Bryan Smith expected SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 24, 2014) – Jared Mees comes into this Saturday’s Sacramento Mile on a hot streak. Mees won two out of the three AMA Pro Grand National Series races leading up to this weekend’s event at Cal Expo.
(NEWS RELEASE) A fourth-straight would mark the most consecutive wins at historic venue SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 22, 2014) – Bryan Smith has the opportunity to accomplish what no other rider in the long history of the Sacramento Mile has managed to do. Smith could become the first rider ever to win four-straight AMA Pro Grand
Bob Meurer races his Suzuki RG500 ahead of a group of riders that includes Andy Fenwick (No. 747), Kurt Hall (No. 60) and Steve Landrey (No. 334) in a WERA sprint race at Blackhawk Farms in August of 1986. In the mid-1980s it wasn’t uncommon to see the big Suzuki RG and Yamaha RZ two-strokes
(NEWS RELEASE) Top-10 Ranked Stevie Bonsey and Briar Bauman among leading contenders SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 18, 2014) – For years riders like Mert Lawwill, Alex Jorgensen, Ricky Graham and Chris Carr gave Sacramento Mile fans homegrown riders to cheer on to victory. Carr, who was raised in Stockton, Calif., was the last of the area