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Bob Nichols Still At It at 95

| 6 December 2016 11:36 am
Bob Nichols Still At It at 95

Rider Update: Bob Nichols By Judy Whitson/Trailblazers News NEWPORT BEACH, CA, DEC. 6, 2016 Bob Nichols has had a great year, despite having spent five weeks in the hospital. Bob’s vintage Indian won 36 races in a row, including the Half Mile, TT and drag races at Sturgis. The bike was piloted by Jim Ottele, […]

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Dan Rouit, R.I.P.

| 30 November 2016 1:47 pm
Dan Rouit, R.I.P.

Dan Rouit, R.I.P. Courtesy of Judy Whitson/Trailblazers News CLOVIS, CA, NOV. 16, 2016 We are so very sorry to report that Trailblazer Hall of Famer Dan Rouit passed away on November 16. Dan had a love of motorcycles from an early age and competed in Amateur and Pro flat-track events, excelling in short track. In […]

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L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck Recovering from Injury

| 27 November 2016 12:51 pm
L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck Recovering from Injury

Rider Update: Charlie Beck Courtesy of Judy Whitson/Trailblazers News TEHACHAPI, CA, OCT. 29, 2016 Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, 63, is recuperating from a recent motorcycle “mishap” while doing what he loves – riding his motorcycle on a rocky trail in the mountains near Tehachapi, California. Even though he broke his pelvis, he managed […]

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Race Report from the Prospectors GP: Kyle Mercier

| 26 November 2016 1:00 pm
Race Report from the Prospectors GP: Kyle Mercier

AMA/ District 37 Big 6 Grand Prix Series Round 7: Prospectors Motorcycle Club at Quail Canyon MX By Kyle Mercier Photos by Kaeley Porter/kaefotography.smugmug.com Courtesy of Blais Racing Services GORMAN, CA, NOV. 6, 2016 Race Report by Kyle Mercier, Open A, Second Place This was my first time heading up to Gorman, California, to race […]

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Race Report from the WORCS Finale: Kyle Mercier

| 23 November 2016 8:36 am
Race Report from the WORCS Finale: Kyle Mercier

WORCS Series Round 9: Buffalo Bill’s Stateline By Kyle Mercier Photo by Jenae255 Courtesy of Blais Racing Services PRIMM, NV, OCT. 22-23, 2016 Race Report by Kyle Mercier, 450cc A/Pro 2 Class The WORCS race at Buffalo Bill’s Stateline has always been one of my favorite top three tracks of the year. With the event […]

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Lars Larsson Honored with Edison Dye Award

| 23 November 2016 8:14 am
Lars Larsson Honored with Edison Dye Award

Rider Update: Lars Larsson Dubya World Vet Motocross Championship Glen Helen Raceway Courtesy of Judy Whitson/Trailblazers News SAN BERNARDINO, CA, NOV. 6, 2016 Lars Larsson received the Edison Dye Motocross Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dubya World Vet Motocross Championship at Glen Helen. Lars has quite a history as a racer and as a businessman. […]

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Race Report from WORCS Round Eight: Kyle Mercier

| 21 November 2016 6:09 pm
Race Report from WORCS Round Eight: Kyle Mercier

WORCS Series Round 8: Glen Helen Raceway By Kyle Mercier Courtesy of Blais Racing Services SAN BERNARDINO, CA, SEPT. 17-18, 2016 Race Report by Kyle Mercier, 450cc A Class Saturday, September 17, would be my first race of the weekend, with me having an hour-long race in the 450cc A class at round eight of […]

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Race Report from NHHA Round Six, Take Two: Patty Blais

| 17 November 2016 1:37 pm
Race Report from NHHA Round Six, Take Two: Patty Blais

NHHA National Hare and Hound Association Championship Series Round 6: Jackrabbits MC at Spangler Hills OHV By Patty Blais Courtesy of Blais Racing Services Photos by Grumpy RED MOUNTAIN, CA, SEPT. 18, 2016 Race Report by Patty Blais, ATV Expert Third Overall When I saw the flyer for the Jackrabbits MC National Hare & Hound, […]

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Race Report from NHHA Round Six, Take One: Clayton Roberts

| 16 November 2016 4:54 pm
Race Report from NHHA Round Six, Take One: Clayton Roberts

NHHA National Hare and Hound Association Championship Series Round 6: Jackrabbits MC at Spangler Hills OHV By Clayton Roberts Courtesy of Blais Racing Services Photos by Mark Kariya RED MOUNTAIN, CA, SEPT. 17, 2016 Race Report by Clayton Roberts, Supermini Fourth Place Out of all the different types of races I’ve done since I started […]

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Chris Carr Named Chief Competition Officer of American Flat Track

| 16 November 2016 12:03 pm
Chris Carr Named Chief Competition Officer of American Flat Track

American Flat Track Courtesy of AMA Pro Racing DAYTONA BEACH, FL, NOV. 15, 2016 With an expanded 18-race calendar and a re-envisioning of the class structure and event format on the horizon for 2017, American Flat Track has named seven-time Grand National Champion Chris Carr as its chief competition officer as the sport enters the […]

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Jim McMurren Celebration of Life Being Planned

| 16 November 2016 9:26 am
Jim McMurren Celebration of Life Being Planned

Jim McMurren Celebration of Life Courtesy of Judy Whitson/Trailblazers News NOV. 11, 2016 Jim McMurren passed away at the age of 76 on October 27, 2016, after 24 years of dealing with complications from cancer. McMurren was National number 11, and he was third in the nation in 1967 and second in 1969. The Trailblazer […]

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Al Godin, R.I.P.

| 14 November 2016 3:12 pm
Al Godin, R.I.P.

Al Godin, R.I.P. Submitted by Jody Nicholas Courtesy of Judy Whitson/Trailblazers News SEPT. 17, 2016 Al Godin came to California in 1966 from Massachusetts, where he’d competed in scrambles races and enduros. He became a master builder of racing motorcycles and continued this hobby as he worked for Ken Kay Distributing and later for Bill […]

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Dominic Colindres on the Mend: Part 1

| 12 November 2016 10:21 am
Dominic Colindres on the Mend: Part 1

Rider Update: Dominic Colindres By Dominic Colindres Courtesy of AMA Pro Flat Track Rookies Class of ’79 and Friends Submitted by Judy Whitson/Trailblazers News Photo by Tom Stein NOV. 11, 2016 Each week, we’ll be bringing you an update written by Dominic Colindres about his recovery status. He’s fighting hard to recover from his injuries. […]

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Diana Brennan Named Vice President, Communications and Marketing, for Sonoma Raceway

| 10 November 2016 11:07 am
Diana Brennan Named Vice President, Communications and Marketing, for Sonoma Raceway

Sonoma Raceway Courtesy of Sonoma Raceway News SONOMA, CA, NOV. 9, 2016 Longtime Sonoma Raceway spokeswoman Diana Brennan has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Communications and Marketing, raceway officials have announced. Brennan, who has worked in the Sonoma Raceway Media Relations Department for more than 15 years, will assume responsibility for all […]

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Danny Rouit Update

| 7 November 2016 10:25 am
Danny Rouit Update

Rider Update: Danny Rouit Courtesy of Glen Pierce and Judy Whitson/Trailblazers News CLOVIS, CA, NOV. 7, 2016 Trailblazers Hall of Famer Dan Rouit continues to battle with some long-running health issues. He was hospitalized but will soon be released. Cards or letters of encouragement would be welcome. Please send them to: Dan and Kathy Rouit […]

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Can-Am Adds Desert Racer Matt Burroughs to Its 2017 Racing Roster

| 4 November 2016 3:02 pm
Can-Am Adds Desert Racer Matt Burroughs to Its 2017 Racing Roster

2017 BITD Best In The Desert Racing Series Courtesy of BRP/Can-Am NOV. 3, 2016 Can-Am Off-Road has added “Monster Matt” Burroughs to its 2017 Can-Am racing team. Burroughs will compete in the 2017 Best In The Desert Racing Series and also in both the legendary Baja 500 and Baja 1000 with the new Can-Am Maverick […]

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