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Tribute to Ricky Graham

Tribute to Ricky Graham

AMA Flat track legend Ricky Graham passed away on January 22, 1998. Ricky is still to this day considered one of the best flat track riders ever.  Everyone remembers 1993…the year that changed everything.  That year Ricky put on the most amazing comeback in dirt track history.  He won twelve races (including six in a row) riding a private Honda.

Despite personal issues in his life, he proved to himself and all those who loved him that he was back. The sport has changed, but the titles remain.  When you ask riders today about those who influenced them, Ricky’s name is always at the top.

Today as we honor his passing, we are reminded of how truly amazing he was.  Here is a tribute to Ricky: (A special thanks to Mia and Chew for the video)

Take a minute and also check out the links below to pay tribute to such a great racer.
Ricky Graham Racing on Facebook

AMA Motorcycle Museum

1993: The Career Year  – Here is the link to all 4 parts to this tribute.

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  1. Penny Taber Walker

    Ricky Graham was a local boy that done good I met him when my Aunt & Uncle Gloria & Jack Barton were running the short track races at Monterey fairgrounds along time ago , He was one Hell of a racer and a great guy. You are missed Ricky R.I.P.

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