SOURCE: MOTOCROSS ACTION
Mike “The Rock” LaRocco and his Honda CR250.
Mike LaRocco spent the best years of his life racing two-strokes. It was all he knew since he started riding in 1977. At the tail end of his career, the four-strokes gained popularity. He was getting beat by these powerful thumpers and in his last year of racing he made to the switch in an effort to stay competitive. Mike had 17 years at the Professional level racing a smoker until he made the fateful switch.
Mike was a fan favorite. He captured 4 podiums in his year year of a two-stroke.
This 2005 Honda CR250 was one of the last two-strokes that Mike raced. Below is “The Rocks” long career of stats to acknowledge a racing legend.
Mike Amsoil Honda CR250 was a full factory bike.
2006:10th AMA 250 Supercross Series abord a Honda CRF450
5th AMA 250 Supercross Series
3rd THQ/AMA 250 Supercross Series
3rd US Open 250 Supercross Championship
Won one Supercross event and finished on the podium 10 times
Mike wore a chest protector throughout …
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Article / post by: Daryl Ecklund