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 Post subject: Good ol racingb days
PostPosted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:11 am 
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interesting picture on the top of this forum
1972
n° 37 is JP FRISQUET who finished four overall this year.
The racer on the back should be P. PONS, the racer with white integral hemet rings also a bell but can't remember who he was.
Le Mans track I think :thumbup:


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 Post subject: Re: Good ol racingb days
PostPosted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:44 pm 
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Thanks for the background!

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 Post subject: Re: Good ol racingb days
PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:37 am 
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Hey JP - why does the front brake look so weird? Almost like a drum?


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 Post subject: Re: Good ol racingb days
PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:32 pm 
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S2 racing maybe?

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 Post subject: Re: Good ol racingb days
PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:33 pm 
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S2 they're. French coupe Kawa was A7 on 1971, S2 drum brake front 1972 1973, S3 then KH 400 1974 to 1978 included, Z650 C 1978, ... Z 250 1979 to 1981 !!!!!, kR1, KR1S 1989 to 1991 8-)

Rules were standart bikes but on coupe Kawasaki europa on 1977 and 1978 at Spa Francorchamps with S3 KH 400 the best lap was with a speed average of 166 kph which was also the top speed of a standart S3 KH 400 :lol: :lol: :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Good ol racingb days
PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:59 am 
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What a GREAT photo!!!

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