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Old 06-24-2010, 07:15 AM   #67
Deans BMW
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Joined: Feb 2004
Location: Copperhill, Tennessee
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What a neat thread.

As a lot of you all know, San Jose BMW was very involved in AMA Superbike racing from the early days and what a time it was.

This bike won the last AMA Superbike race, won by a BMW, Louden, new hampshire in 1977 with Harry Klinzman as the pilot.



On the beach at Daytona 1978.



Daytona 1977 (l to r) Helmet Kern/Mgr US Importer, President of BMW Motored AG, Dr. Peter Adams/US Importer of BMW Motorcycles & Chris Hodgson SJBMW



Sears Point (Infineon)



Daytona 1977





1978 Laguna Seca. Lt to right. Ron Lang, Myself, Chris Hodgson, Harry Klinzman




San Jose has raced at Daytona some 30 or 40 times since then.
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