BLAST FROM THE PAST

BLAST FROM THE PAST

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In 1987 Danny LaPorte had already won a world championship, raced in the 500GPs, broken his leg racing for Husqvarna and was just starting his Rally career. While back in the states for a bit he called in asking what was up? You wanna come out to Gorman and ride or ’87 YZ490 for photos? And other than Monsieur LaPorte hitting this sand turn third gear wide and the fact that Fran Kuhn and Tom Webb both nearly blew an aorta from Danny’s ability, it was just another day in the life of a fast guy.

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