SHOWS PRODUCED IN 1991
Setting Up for Flat-Track Racing Part 1:
We work with Tim Dreyer to explain how to lower the rear shock of a
motocross bike and the maintenance of this important piece of equipment.
Ice Racing Practice, Practice:
With the help of Don Herring and Frank Kaiser, we teach Dave Henderson of
U.S. Cable how to race on the ice. (1991)
Splash Party Part 1:
We show the heat races for this warm 50-degree day at Lake Marie,
Splash Party Part 2:
We show the final races held at Lake Mariek, Illinois and talk to some of
the racers. (1991)
Winter Blast Part 1:
We look at the various heat races and talk to some of the racers.
Winter Blast Part 2:
We check out the trophy paying finals and the ever-exciting team race.
Ice Race Finale Part 1:
Racing on a new track, we look at the heat races and talk to some of the
point leaders. (1991)
Ice Race Finale Part 2:
We watch some of the championship races and talk to some of the winners.
Setting up for Flat-Tracking Racing Part 2:
In part two, we work on the front forks of a motocross bike doing the
maintenance and lowering it. (1991)
#165 First Race at Blackhawk ’91 Part 1: April 6, 1991. We review the riders’ school and look at the hat races at Blackhawk Farms Raceway in Illinois.
First Race at Grattan ’91 Part 1: April
13, 1991, We look at the best roadrace course in North America, Grattan Raceway
Park. Start with the GTU 25-lap
race on Saturday. With the rain falling on Sunday, the clerks are interviewed
about getting into racing and requirements. The announcer is also interviewed.
Middleweight SuperBike and Heavyweight twins are shown racing in the rain.
#`167 First Race at Grattan ’91 Part 2: April 14, 1991, Racing in the rain in April, we talk to Midwest Champion, Brian Westphahl, Chicagoan, Lou Dragic and local hero, Fritz Kling. We look at the racing action from the final events including Middleweight Superbike, Heavyweight SuperSport, Lightweight GP, Middleweight SuperSport and the unlimited GP.
Motorcycle Dyno Tuning Part 1:
We change the exhaust pipe and work on the carburetors.
Then we check this on the dyno. (1991)
Motorcycle Dyno Tuning Part 2:
We finish rebuilding the carburetor and fine-tune the bike on the dyno.
AMA/CCS at Road America Part 1:
We go to Road America in Wisconsin and talk to some of the vintage racers
and look at their bikes. (1991)
AMA/CCS at Road America Part 2:
We talk to more of the racers and look at the motorcycle roadracing
Second Race at Blackhawk ’91 Part 1:
We talk to some of the local racers and look at the GTU and GTO races.
Second Race at Blackhawk ’91 Part 2:
More interviews and action from the Sunday sprint races.
Ticket to Ride:
We travel to Grattan Raceway to test some of the new motorcycles.
Third Race at Blackhawk ’91 Part 1:
We look at the racing action of the 25-lap GTO and GTU races held on
Third Race at Blackhawk ’91 Part 2:
We talk to more of the racers and look at some of the racing action at
Blackhawk Farms Raceway. (1991)
#177 Second Race at Grattan ’91 Part 1: June 15,1991,We race, talk about and look at the GTO and GTU races held on Saturday at Grattan. We interview Rick Breuer, winner of the Expert GTO race and Jim Will, winner of the Novice GTU race. The Cool Patrol from WGRD (98 FM) tells us about their promotion at Grattan Raceway.
#178 Second Race at Grattan ’91 Part 2: June 16, 1991, It is Fathers' Day so we open the show talking to Brad Dunkel,, with is wife, Laura, and their son. John Berkowski, Kevin Graham and Irene Newington are also interviewed. Races covered include: amateur 600 SuperSport and 600 Superbike, Expert MW SuperBike, MW GP, expert and amateur SuperTwins and the Exper HW SuperSport.
Don and Roy’s Sport Bike Night ’91:
We travel to Milwaukee to talk to some of the top motorcycle racers in
#180 Third Race at Grattan ’91 Part 1: July 6-7, 1991. We talk to some of the racers and look at the racing action at this largest vintage motorcycle race in America.
#181 Third Race at Grattan ’91 Part 2: July 6-7, 1991. We race and talk to some of the racers at Grattan Raceway on the 4th of July weekend.
#182 Motocross Practice: July 26, 1991. We go to the Lake County Fairgrounds in Illinois to check out their SuperCross track.
#183 Lake County SuperCross Part 1: July 27-28, 1991. We check out the heat races from this important race in the Midwest.
#184 Lake County SuperCross Part 2: July 27-28, 1991.We watch the finale and the Dash For Cash at the Lake County SuperCross.
#185 Ducati Weekend at Grattan: July 31-August 1, 1991. We interview some of the racers and cover the racing action on this motorcycle roadracing event.
#186 AMA/CCS Blackhawk Race Five: August 7-8, 1991. We talk to some of the racers at Blackhawk and check out the racing action from Saturday and Sunday.
#187 Blackhawk ’91 Race Six: September 7-8, 1991. We look at the 25-lap GTO and GTU events and talk to the racers of Sunday’s sprint races.
Grattan Race Four ’91 Part 1:
September 14-15, 1991. We look at the action from the Saturday’s GTO and GTU 25-lap events and
some of Sunday’s sprint action. (1991)
Grattan Race Four ’91 Part 2:
September 14-15, 1991. We talk to the various riders about their entry-level motorcycles and
look at the Sunday races. (1991)
Frames and Wheels:
We travel to Speed Limit and straighten the frame, forks and wheel of
Yamaha FZR 600. (1991)
Grattan ’91 Vintage Finale:
October 5-6, 1991. We interview some of the 1991 national champions and watch the four
vintage races at Grattan Raceway. (1991)
#192 Grattan ’91 AMA/CCS Finale Part 1: October 5-6, 1991. We talk to the winner of both the GTO and GTU race and check out some of Sunday’s races.
#193 Grattan ’91 AMA/CCS Finale Part 2: October 5-6, 1991. We look at Sunday’s final sprint races and look at Mike Hunter’s computer system.
Second Annual Legends of Chicagoland Motorcycle Racing:
After a short presentation, we revisit the past with a 1939 film of
racing, talk about Yamaha Gold Cup at Arlington Park and a short film from 1975.
#195 Last Enduro of 1991: We travel to Morrison, Illinois for this 100-mile National Enduro, an off-the-road motorcycle race. (1991)
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