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JIM POMEROY

THE DAY JIM POMEROY WON THE SPANISH GRAND PRIX AND THEY GAVE THE TROPHY TO HANS MAISCH

Jim Pomeroy won the 1973 Spanish 250 Grand Prix, but the officials made a mistake and gave the trophy to German Hans Maisch. A couple days later they realized their mistake and changed the results. Hans Maisch kept the trophy and appears smiling at the end of the video. 30 years later Jim’s brother Ron Pomeroy went to the original trophy manufacturer and had an exact replica made for $3000. Over 78 riders and clubs donated to the cause including Dick Mann, Brad Lackey and Billy Grossi. Jim Pomeroy died …

CAN YOU NAME EVERY EVERY AMERICAN MXDN TEAM SINCE 1972? YOU CAN ONCE YOU READ THIS STORY

Ryan Dungey?2009-2010. EVERY AMERICAN TEAM SINCE 1972: AND HOW THEY FINISHED Year…Place…Riders 1972…7…Brad Lackey, Jim Pomeroy, Jimmy Weinert, Gary Jones 1973…4…Jim Pomeroy, Mike Hartwig, John DeSoto Tony DiStefano?1974-1975-1976-1977. 1974…2…Brad Lackey, Jim Pomeroy, Jimmy Weinert, Tony DiStefano 1975…9…Brad Lackey, Jim Pomeroy, Kent Howerton, Tony DiStefano 1976…5…Bob Hannah, Rex Staten, Kent Howerton, Tony DiStefano 1977…2…Steve Stackable, Gary Semics, Kent Howerton, Tony …

MY MOTOCROSS INSPIRATIONS BY CHUCK SUN

Chuck crosses under the checkered flag after winning the USGP at Carlsbad. JIM POMEROY ?I have learned from every rider I have ever raced against, but I would say when I turned Pro I learned more from Jim Pomeroy lapping me than I did from all the practice laps in the world.? ERIC CRIPPA ?As a privateer I traveled the National circuit with my friend Rocky Corson, who took a semester off from college to travel around the country with me. But, when I went to Team Husqvarna, Eric Crippa came along to help …

ZAP’S ROGER DECOSTER INTERVIEW: SUPERCROSS, MOTOCROSS, THE 450 & THE CULTURE OF KTM

MXA MINI-VIEW: ZAP CHECKS IN WITH “THE MAN” Imagine my surprise upon showing up at the immaculately prep?d KTM team tent to find KTM team manager and five-time World Champion Roger DeCoster pulling around KTM welcome mats to prepare for the day to come. Really? As if he didn?t have anything more important to be doing (he did), Roger was more than happy to just get the job done. And that is what best defines “The Man” who has always exhibited a sense of focus and determination unlike many of the great&nb…

MOTOCROSS MEN & MEMORIES: (02/15/11)

One thing that riders from the Pacific Northwest know how to do is ride mud. Jim Pomeroy (57) demonstrates as he splashes every other rider with the wake of his Bultaco. Jim isn’t even wearing goggles in the first turn.