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June 27, 1993 | JIM HODGES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The trophies and plaques are testimony to a time when ESPN reporters stuck microphones in John Gersjes' face and told him to look at the red light. There is a scrapbook that dates back to when he was 7, when there were motocross races to win. At 16 he was on four wheels, which seemed safer, and at 20, bigger trucks meant more sheet metal, more places to stick on more of the decals that would bring in more sponsorship money.
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June 27, 1993 | JIM HODGES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The trophies and plaques are testimony to a time when ESPN reporters stuck microphones in John Gersjes' face and told him to look at the red light. There is a scrapbook that dates back to when he was 7, when there were motocross races to win. At 16 he was on four wheels, which seemed safer, and at 20, bigger trucks meant more sheet metal, more places to stick on more of the decals that would bring in more sponsorship money.
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July 23, 1989 | SHAV GLICK, Times Staff Writer
Robby Gordon, off-road racing's 20-year-old star from Orange, showed he could win without the rough driving tactics that have characterized his season by running away with the Grand National truck main event Saturday night at the Coliseum. An enthusiastic crowd of 45,156 sat in on Round 9 of the Mickey Thompson Off-Road Championship Gran Prix.
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February 25, 1990 | JIM LINDGREN
As if negotiating eight turns and two dozen jumps over the third-mile of real estate they call a "Chunk of Baja" wasn't enough of a challenge, drivers in the Mickey Thompson Off-Road Championship Gran Prix Saturday night had to choose between two lanes on the inner portion of the track at San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium.
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