Springfield Mile Start Page
Monday, May 29, 2000
The Springfield Mile was billed as The First Mile of the Millennium.
Promoted by the Illinois Motorcycle Dealers Association as a
part of The U.S. Flat Track Championships sponsored by Progressive
Motorcycle racing returns to Springfield this coming Labor
Day, September 1-3. A national short-track shootout will race
Saturday on a newly-built half-mile track. The Springfield Mile
National is on Sunday.
Scott Parker, the winningest rider in the history of the AMA
and the winner of more Springfield Miles than any other rider
(13), will come out of retirement for the Labor Day event.
The Paddock: The machines.
The Crowd: Bikes and bikers.
The Tires: Tire cutting
artistry. Uploaded 7/19/2000.
The Race: A crash puts
Chris at the back. Springsteen wins his first ever Springfield
Mile. Uploaded 7/19/2000.