I rode in the Elsinore Grand Prix
in the early 70's. Then the race was discontinued until the late
1990's. Started racing again, and loved it. This year I was
fortunate to get a second place in my class. First place went to a friend,
Steve Surber. He has been riding for a relatively short time, and beat
everybody else, including myself, for the win in the Beginner Dual Sport Category.
Next year the win will be mine (I hope).
was the year of mixed emotions....... Up's and Down's
Got a Second Place
It was in the Beginner Class
Did not crash or get hurt
I was beat by a friend (I
will hear about this for the next 364 days (until I reprieve myself in
next years race))
is the logo used for the "Elsinore
Grand Prix 2000".
the proof of the second place finish.
Results from Cycle News.
||It was very cold in
the early hours of the race.
||Steve Surber and I,
checking out how we did.
Much to our surprise, we got
first and second place.
||Had to tape Tom's
mouth shut, in order to keep certain things from becoming public
beer. He got first place!
I drank "Red
Bull". I got second place!
Next year I will be switching to
||Tom has learned to not
park next to 1973 Chevy trucks during cold morning starts.
||It was not a pretty
Lucky for me, we were able to get
the exhaust residue off the paint before it did any damage.
Yes, this is me in
1970 or 1971 (not sure).
After a 25 year hiatus,
I try again.
will not be my last year racing at Elsinore.
has it that Steve Surber will also race again (and maybe even Tom).
will quit racing the Elsinore Grand Prix when I am 70 years old.
to have 17 more Grand Prix's to go!
Please note that the leather pants, in the picture above, are the same leather
pants which I wore in 1971!
to be wearing them in 2018!