RIP Dick Mann


 

 

Details are still reasonably sketchy but it seems that American racer Dick Mann has passed away at age 86.

Dick Mann was a legendary racer in his own right with full membership in the Grand Slam Club, his infamously wonderful 1970 Daytona 200 win and other two-wheeled feats. However perhaps just as important to his personal record was his mentor-ship and tutelage of an entire generation of American racers from Gary Nixon to Mert Lawwill to Kenny Roberts to Dave Aldana to Gene Romero.

Dick Mann in a parade car at Daytona. Mann was a true legend of American motorcycle racing.
Dick Mann in a parade car at Daytona. Mann was a true legend of American motorcycle racing. Al Ivins


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