Jaroslav Falta, the legendary Czech racer of the 1970s, has handed away. Winner of the 1974 Superbowl of Motocross at the Los Angeles Coliseum aboard a Czech-produced CZ motorbike, Falta employed to campaign the old Inter-Am Sequence listed here in the U.S., as well as the FIM 250cc Entire world Championships. He’s finest recognized for possessing had the ’74 title taken from him right after a team of Russian riders tried out to block and then knock him off the keep track of at the series finale in Switzerland, only to later on be penalized just one minute for leaping the starting off gate, which value him the title he considered he won. Falta was 71 many years aged and however collaborating in classic motocross occasions. He passed absent quickly from a heart assault. Godspeed, Jaroslav Falta.
Below is a photograph gallery from the Racer X Archives.