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Mike Bell, who rode for Yamaha during the entirety of his professional racing career, and he was one of America’s leading motocross and Supercross racers of the late 1970s and early ‘80s. In 1979, Mike notched four wins in the AMA 500cc National Motocross Championship and finished the season just three points shy of winning the title. The following year, “Too Tall” won the 1980 AMA Supercross Championship and, in the process, racked up seven wins in a single season, which was a record that would not be broken for the next 11 years. In seven pro racing seasons, he compiled a total of 20 AMA National wins. He was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 2001. More Yamaha Wall of Champions. http://yamaha.us/YYamWOC

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