Dapper Thomas Stevens posing in front of his Muzzy Kawasaki Superbike sporting the No. 1 plate at Daytona in 1992. Stevens won the AMA Superbike Championship in ’91 with Vance & Hines Yamaha and then moved to Kawasaki in 1992. Stevens finished second to his teammate Scott Russell in the series that year. Stevens was also an avid runner and competed in marathons.
Andy Schmidt was a leading Yamaha contingency money winner in WERA’s North Central Region back in the late 1980s. Here Schmidt leans his Yamaha into a corner at Blackhawk Farms en route to victory. On this day he won three Yamaha-paying races.