It is with great sadness that I learned that Peter Lenz lost his life recently. I've seen him race in person, and he really was that good. Four time International Champion, Nine National Championships. Earlier this year, right after his 13th birthday, he became the Streets of Willow Springs 125GP track record holder. He would have been the next Valentino Rossi.
Here is a video of his first time on a 125. A clapped out 15-year old bike with a bent front end and a torched cylinder, but that didn't appear to slow him down too much:
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