ACE MX

Vintage Racing / Memories

ESTABLISHED 1969

Did you know about ACE MOTOCROSS:  Its history goes back to the 1940's when the current location was an oiled flat track run by the EXCALIBUR Motorcycle Club.  

Ace Motocross, Inc. is a non profit, club run track.

 

 

 

1976 (From Left) Rocky Cassone & (Ace Prez) John Barton

2004 Rocky Cassone at our Track Closing Party

 

Buzzy's, #45,  MSC card from 1974. 
Still a member today with no lapses !

More of Buzzy's Picture Contribution Page (Click)

 

This picture was sent in by the Behrens family. Pictured is "Grandpa Behrens"on an oiled "flat track" 

at ACE in 1974.  He is taking the win on a 175 Penton in this picture.  Got to love that Chevy van.

 

 

Our Old Ace Logo (picture taken from a club members jacket)

Here are some Vintage pics of our own District 34 Riders in action (when they were young!)

Open Practice:
Saturday;   4/14/01
Maico
CanAM
Husky
RM400
TT Yamaha
Vintage Pictures sent in by the Hussey family Art's brother (Bill Hussey) looking sharp on an MX250 Yamaha.
Art Hussey (Huss Daddy!) in 1972 on his Honda minibike.  I love the bike's number (sick tea too!).
Vintage Pictures sent in by the Behrens family "Grandpa Behrens" in 1974 on a 175 Penton at Claverack  And what's that he is riding in 2001?

 

Don MacShane
(pictured here at Davos Ski resort, on a Triumph, 7/26/64)

Don MacShane raced the MSC from the late 1950s till 1969 when he moved overseas (he was 46 at the time).He was #199 AM and then 319 EXP.Running a limited Scrambles sched (he loved Trials and Enduros too) He was always near the top of the points. (Ran out of House of Triumph with Whitey Loud and Fennell).  Don passed away in May of 2005.

Lee Marvin & Steve McQueen  .... 
Don MacShane grew up with Lee in Woodstock and went to Pasadena playhouse in Cal. with him-Friends til Lees death.Was a buddy of Steves as well-They had matching MGs$ Cubs.All but Lee raced that day--Don beat all in Class 2 am that day.

Thanks for sharing our dad's memories with us,
Brian & Tanya MacShane

Bultaco 100 at ACE MX in 1967
Triumph Cub at ACE Practice
Another shot of Triumph Cub at ACE Practice
At Davos Ski Resort in '64.
At Davos Ski Resort on 7/26/64   ( Jimmy Weinert #98 )
Bridge leading from Manhattan
Grandson on his mini jumping
Granddaughter, Tanya, on her mini
His son Brian
Son Brian again
Glamour streetbike shot
100cc Zundapp at ACE (or Andres farm) '68 or '69
MSC results from 1962 !
UNICEF director and Madison Ave. Motorcycle article
Don closeup
Don wheelie
LIfe Magazine and Esquire on Madison Ave. Motorcycle club
Manhattan deserted street scramble
Madison Ave. Motorcycle club article

 


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