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Offline husky

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RIP Marty Smith (and his wife)
« on: April 29, 2020, 10:04:28 am »
Marty Smith was killed in a dune buggy accident with his wife. He was about my age so I remember reading about him and winning a few US 125 titles against Bob Hannah et al. All round good guy (by comparison); not that well treated by Honda.
 

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Re: RIP Marty Smith (and his wife)
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2020, 10:14:08 am »
That is sad , Honda's first American MX hero !
RIP to both
 

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Re: RIP Marty Smith (and his wife)
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2020, 02:03:18 pm »
Big name gone.

Sad.
 

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Re: RIP Marty Smith (and his wife)
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2020, 07:02:02 pm »
Huge loss, and what a gifted racer too.
Came back 10 years after his retirement, team up and race a Kawasaki in the Baja, taking the win.
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Re: RIP Marty Smith (and his wife)
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2020, 09:36:53 pm »
Look for a video; "Remembering Marty and Nancy Smith".

All the big names in there were our big names when we were young bikers. Especially Roger de Coster.