Mary: Dave Emde (56) gave Harry Klinzmann (87) a run for the money in the 1978 Loudon Superbike race, but ultimately Harry squeezed by for the win.

From the FB comments, we learn that “these two were best friends, and might have arrived at Loudon in the same truck.” “Young guns from SoCal, talented and fast and among the best in the ’70s and ’80s.”

Emde died in a 2003 crash (brother Don won the 1972 Daytona 200 and is an active member of the SoCal moto community). Harry Klinzmann piped up on FB to thank Mary and ask if she had any pics from the winner’s circle? Of course she did.

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