Following an enquiry from one of our readers, a member of the Avalon City Council has confirmed to us that, while it’s cancelled in 2011, the Catalina Grand Prix will return in 2012. Last December, the Grand Prix returned motorcycle … Continued
According to news posted just minutes ago on their Facebook page, the Catalina Grand Prix has very sadly been denied for 2011 by the Santa Catalina Island Company’s board of directors. The news comes a surprise as all accounts of … Continued
Back in December, the Catalina Grand Prix was held for the first time in 52 years. Our buddy Jamie Robinson, with the help of Alpinestars, took part on a 1979 Yamaha YZ400 that he bought for just $650 on the … Continued
Normally home to 150 Bison, 3,000 or so people and located 22 miles off the coast of Los Angeles, Santa Catalina Island hasn’t seen motorcycle racing for 52 years. Last weekend it did again, hosting a revival of the Catalina … Continued
“I got the holeshot, then as I was coming down the first lap I hit a tree on the golf course because the dust was so thick. So I got up, tweaked my forks back and bent my numberplate back. … Continued
This weekend, a motorcycle race was held on Catalina Island for the first time in 52 years. We charged Hell For Leather reader Bryan “Woody” Wood with documenting his experience racing a 1971 Husqvarna CR400 there. So here you go, … Continued
In 1958 Dave Schuler won first-in-class at the last Catalina Grand Prix aboard his 175cc MV Agusta. These are his photos. This weekend, Dave is returning to the island for the first motorcycle race there in 52 years.