My apologizes for not attending the race and
for being slow to report. I had an injury
but I'm getting better.
The Wyman Priddy
at Oak Hill
Raceway 20150927 was first race of the Fall
was spectacularly spectacular!
the turnout a lot.
But I also
bet Mike Hance's hitting the airwaves
drumming up vintage folks from out of the
wood-work helped create a larger racer turn
encouraging members to bring a non-memberOr
anybody that might like VMX.
from as north as OKC,
as far west
as from Texas panhandle, and as far south as
the Houston area.
There was a
total of 136 racers. Thanks for coming,
riders, and thanks for the extra
encouragement Mike Hance!
Some of the notables that arrived at
the races Saturday and or Sunday were Ronnie
Shoecraft (I learned he was a Monark of
Sweden sponsored racer back in the day-Wow,
pretty cool!), Michael Martin - 5 time
overall National Endurance Champion, Dennis
Hawthorne- 5 time Arenacross Champion and
the very active-retired racer Trey Jorski!
thankful to Derek Borg which emailed me the
race results. As I read through the names I
tried to envision the races, the battles,
and the finishes.
While I had
my foot elevated at home, the photos started
to trickle in on Facebook and I could see
what a magnificent day I had missed.
The Over 40
class made my heart skip a beat when I watch
a short video clip from Valerie Hudgens.
In a tight
little pod of 3 came and finished Jeff
Acklen, Bubba Dennis and Mike Hance was
keeping them honest in Vintage Over 50.
largest class was Over 50 with (14) racers
plus Over 40 also on the gate. Gary Emerson
took the Over 50 win and Jonathon "Gumby"
Dunn won the Over 40 race. GP4A (9) and GP5A
(13) featured the most racers on the track
together for a total on (22) battling it out
in the Oak Hill loam.
to J. C. Baccus in GP4A and Tyler Hartwig
was the champ in GP5A.
more action that can be mentioned in a short
attended you know.
didn't then you need to Go. However, suffice
it to say TVRC has some great folks in it
which includes the track owners, racers,
fans, sponsors and supporting race families.