Dan Rouit Flat Track Museum gallery
Early 1970's Shell Yamaha
Shell Thuet became the Yamaha factoy tuner for Kenny Roberts 1973 and
1974 championship years.
Roberts went on to form his own team while Hank Scott and Eddie Lawson
raced for Shell.
Although he never rode this bike, it is a tribute to Wayne
It is restored to look like his Raineys 8E junior year ride.
This bike made possible by a very generous donation by Digger Helm.
Mid 60's Yamaha Twin Half miler
Modified Yamaha frame with a 250cc twin engine. After market
seat and tank.
This Bike is a Johnny Issac 286r pro-novice Ascot racer.
Issacs was high point novice in 1965.
1970 Champion Yamaha 250 Twin
Yamaha TD2 engine was originally built by Don Vesco and install in his
which went 189.529 mph at Bonneville in 1973. This is still the
record for 250cc motorcycles.
Using that motor, Vesco built this bike. It has a
Champion frame, seat and tank, Barnes wheels
and Ceraini forks. Murry Huffman
rode his novice year of 1974 at Ascot on this
He made it to the main every time except his
This flat tracker was restored and is owned by Mark Seifried.
1973 Champion Yamaha 250 Twin
frame, Barnes wheels, and Ceriani forks. Yamaha TD3’s have hard chrome
liners and required rings every three races, pistons every 5 races and
crankshaft every 20 events.
This bike is a copy of Dan Rouits pro novice bike
#118y. The paint was done by Bob Kovac of Fresno.
1972 Trackmaster Honda Half Miler
frame and tank. 350cc Honda twin, 34mm Mikuni
Ceriani forks, Barnes wheels and no brakes. The bike was named the
Oriental Triumph for in a quick look it looked like a Triumph.
restored by Carl "Poncho" Vincent.
Sonic Weld Honda
Honda CB450 powered Sonic Weld raced by Jack Wilkerson at Ascot during the late 60's.
Restored by Cary Puccio for Rod Lake.
1985 Knight Honda
Honda XR 600 powerplant with a Terry Knight frame, gas tank and seat,
wheels by A&A Racing.
Dave Bird built the exhaust and intake system. Cylinder head work by
This bike was raced by Doug Cohon and is a tribute to Ricky Graham.
1977 Champion Yamaha TT
This bike has a Champion frame, gas tank and seat, Marzocchi forks,
Works shocks, Mikuni carb,
and Dave Bird pipe. It was ridden by several local valley riders
including Craig Howard,
Rodney Sullivan, Don Roberts, and Sean and Evan Plymale (84z). This
bike was restored by John Plymale,
engine rebuilt by Gary Caldwell and pained by Kevin Stephenson.