Friday, September 17, 2010

1961 Yamaha wins 24 Hour Marathon and Lion's motorcycle Drag Race

Yamaha wins 24 hr. Marathon Race - Kenyon McClellard riding his 250 cc Yamaha Sports, wins 24 hr. marathon in 250cc class plus overall sweepstakes...In a field of Florida's best riders at Fairground Speedway in Palm Beach, Florida...Proof again of Yamaha's superior speed and dependability.

Yamaha wins Lion's Drag Race - 250cc Class, 86.53 M.P.H.; Del Shoemaker, Yamaha mounted, wins Lions's all motorcycle drag races Dec. 18th, in 250cc modified class on gas, Long Beach, California, with a blazing 86.53 M.P.H. in the 1/4 mile. In a field of over 200 entries, Yamaha showed its superior acceleration and speed.

Pictured: Top: Yamaha "YDS" the fastest 250cc; Bottom: Rider Del Shoemaker and tuner Shell Thuit

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