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High School Motocross at Corona Raceway

SAM at Corona Raceway
Friday January 24, 1975
By: Tom

Upland High school became the second high school in the Inland Empire Motocross League to stay undefeated, as it scored an impressive victory over four other high schools last Friday night at Corona Raceway.

Upland, along with Ramona High in Riverside, are the only two undefeated high schools left in the 20-team competition, as both schools have now totaled 15 points in the first division to share the top spot in the standings.

Placing behind Upland last Friday in the five-school competition was Norte Vista, as the Braves moved into first place in the fourth division with 14 points. Riverside Poly High collected three points last Friday, and moved ahead of Alta Loma in the third division. Bloomington and Pomona rounded out the top five positions.

Leading the way for Upland was once again the CZ rider, Tim Hoover, who once again went six for six in the motos in the 250 and Open Experts classes. Hoover is the only rider at Corona Raceway this season in the high school competition to win six motos in six attempts in one evening on two different occasions. Tim looks mighty tough each time he comes to Corona, and the next race for Upland could be the telling tale for Hoover as he will be competing against Ramona.

Taking second to Hoover in both the 250 and Open Expert classes was Penton-mounted Robert Fudge of Upland with Upland's Brian Speaks i Honi taking third in the 250's and Norte Vista's Kevin Nemire finishing third in the Open division.

Upland also picked up victories from Gino Filippi in the Open Novices, Jon Friesen in the 175 Seniors, George Baker in the 125 Intermediates, and Friesen again in the 125 Seniors.

In the 125 Intermediates, Baker, who is always a top contender at Corona •Raceway, was the easy winner aboard his very fast Honda, as George captured all three motos over a fine field of riders. Norte Vista's ace Jeff Middleton took the second spot overall with Upland's Jackie Grissom third.

One of the top riders of the evening was Poly High's Todd Miller, as the Honda just missed going six for six in the motos in which he rode. Miller captured all three motos in the Mini Cyles Intermediate class, and won two of the three motos in the 100 Senior division. Finishing second overall in the Mini Cycles to Miller was Honda-mounted Bobby Hart with Ken Black of Upland placing second in the 100 Seniors. The Corona Raceway High School League continues next week, as two of the top schools. North and Palm Springs, will be competing along with Arlington. Notre Dame, and La Sierra.

Also now at Corona Raceway, the race results will be on KFX.M radio after the races and during the following weekend, so everyone can hear how their schools faired in the high school competition. That's 590 on the AM dial!