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January 7, 1999 |
At the Yorba Linda Heritage Museum's Monday meeting, Eddie Castro will recall Boyhood Memories of Bryant Ranch. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. in the Yorba Linda Community Center, located at Imperial Highway and Casa Loma Avenue. Those attending are asked to park in the Imperial Highway lot. Membership for individuals is $15 and for families is $25. Information: (714) 694-0235.
June 8, 2001
Orange County Speedway Speedway motorcycle standings 1. Chris Manchester, Reno: 223 2. Gary Hicks, Corona: 165 3. Josh Larsen, Monrovia: 163 4. Mike Faria, Reno: 150 5. Bobby Schwartz, Costa Mesa: 146 6. Randy DiFrancesco, Bakersfield: 135 7. Shawn McConnell, Brea: 119 7. Ryan Fisher, Norco: 119 9. Dukie Ermolenko, Cypress: 118 10. Eddie Castro, Ojai: 107 Schedule SaturdayJack Milne Cup, speedway; 16--Father's Day, speedway, p.w.
April 1, 1989
Mike Faria of Colton won the four-lap scratch main event Friday in front of 6,347 in the weekly speedway program at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Steve Lucero of Riverside was second, Bobby Schwartz of Costa Mesa third and Eddie Castro of Ojai fourth. Bill Gray of Topanga won the eight-lap handicap main event. Walt Farnum of Ventura was second, Billy Hamill of Monrovia was third and Louise Kossuth of Brea fourth.
August 19, 2001 |
Chris Manchester needed a perfect start to end a perfect night Saturday and he got it to hold off Bobby Schwartz and win the four-lap Championship Speedway motorcycle race at the Orange County Fairgrounds at Costa Mesa. "The race was won in the first six seconds," said Schwartz, who started from Gate 2, just right of Manchester heading into the left-hand turn. "We both got there at the same time."
June 3, 1989 |
The first round of qualifying for American speedway motorcycle riders that ultimately leads to the World Championship event is scheduled for 8 tonight on the quarter-mile track at Long Beach Veterans Stadium. The race, the Nissan American Final, pits riders competing overseas in the British Speedway League against nine local riders plus two Canadians in 20 heats. Each rider will race in five heats, with four points awarded for a win, three points for second, two points for third and one point for fourth.
August 11, 1991 |
After the first event of Ventura Raceway's "Speedway Summer Classic" on Saturday, some of the 2,776 spectators must have been wondering just how crazy you have to be to race a motorcycle. Josh Larsen of Costa Mesa proved to be the craziest and the hardiest of the 16 first-division riders to make it through five heat races prior to his victory in the American Motorcycle Assn.'s four-lap main event Saturday night. Larsen was the top qualifier from the heats with 14 points.