11 April 2012

Kenny Roberts and the Indy Mile

This incident is the stuff of folklore among those of us that follow flat-track racing.
In 1975, "King Kenny" Roberts rode an evil-handling, ungodly fast two-stroke 750cc Yamaha to a win at the Indy mile.
The video tells the tale:


OlePrairiedog said...


The Old Man said...

"They don't pay me enough to ride this thing." An era encapsulated....