Monday, April 16, 2012

Eddie Lawson Trailblazer Hall of Fame

Eddie Lawson, So Cal born,So Cal Dirt Track Bred. He is one of us and we are mighty proud of him. Inducted into the Trailblazer's Hall of Fame April 15th, 2012.
4 Time 500cc GP World Champion '84,86,88 and 89
31 GP Victories
2 Time U.S. Superbike Champion
2 Time U.S. 250 GP Champion
2 Daytona 200 Victories.
Indy Car Driver
AMA Hall of Fame '99
All around down to earth good guy.
Yamaha pay tribute to an incredibly successful career.
Eddie's Grandfather and Dad were both motorcycle racers so Ed had it in his genes and took advantage of it. Cutting his dirt track teeth,District 37 Scrambles.
This is what a future GP World Champ looks like. Totally committed as he swoops under Jorgy's Norton.
Lawson blossomed under Shell Thuet's tutelage.