Friday, October 28, 2011

1970 Motorcycle Racing Article - On Being an Ex-Racer

Not all racers recollect how or why they started, but most know how and why they retired. There are three ways out of racing and all the paths cross one another. The racer can spend his way out of racing; he can be carried into retirement; or he can opt out of the racing scene. Bob Gutschow, Lyall Sharer, Bruce Finlayson - none ever became a national name. All are exracers who know one another but as racers no one knows them. Once they helped fill the racing ranks, but they live by other labels now. They represent the vast unknown body of retired racers. And each took a familiar path out of racing...

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