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HOT 1979 HONDA ATC70

-- Radical flat track racer -- Francis Raynauld is a Dirt Wheels reader up in Quebec, Canada and here is the 1979 Honda ATC70 that he put together. You'll note that the engine is not the stock 70 unit.  It is a 160cc engine purchased from one of those pit bike companies. Their motor mounts are designed to lineup with ATC and mini frames. Some of the most fun you can have is getting a bunch of ATC70s together and racing around a small oval. It's a total blast when those things drift out sideways with the throttles…

50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ATV RACING

-- Historic event in Ashtabula, Ohio on July 26 thru 28 -- NEWSFLASH -- DEAN SUNDAHL WILL BE RACING IN THIS YEAR'S EVENT! Former ATC rider from Honda's Factory Racing Team will be pitching it sideways just as he did before! NE EXTREME DIRT TRACK SERIES PRESS RELEASE: In 1969 the United States Landed on the moon, the Beatles released “Abbey Roads”, the Woodstock Musical Festival Happened, and in a small town outside Cleveland, Ohio the Fischer Family held it’s very first EDT National.        In 2019 the ATV…

JIMMY WHITE, TEAM KAWASAKI 1984

-- 3-WHEEL RACING HALL OF FAME -- You may have heard of the epic 3-wheeler battles in the 1980s between Team Honda and Team Kawasaki. These iron men racers were involved in plenty of bar-banging action on race tracks all across the country as they fought for the National ATV Championship. The Honda team had several riders who had a shot of winning each weekend. For Kawasaki, the top guy was Jimmy White. His screaming green machine was usually up front fighting with a pack of red riders.  Back in our February 1984 issue we…