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Mike Bast

U.S. National Champion 1971, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979
U.S. Open Champion 1979
American Final Champion 1977
California State Champion 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983

Rider Number: 11
Hometown: Meadow Vista, California - USA
Place of Birth:
Birthdate: January 6, 1953
Brother: Steve Bast
Started Speedway: 1970's
Photos by: Scott Daloisio Stssprts@aol.com

The Bast brothers Mike and Steve took the U.S. National Championship title all but twice in the first 11 Costa Mesa years.

The Bast family have dominated the Californian championships. Over the past 30+ years brothers Mike and Steve Bast each took the California State title 6 times , then cousin Bart Bast had 11 successes in the Northern California Championship.

Tracks Ridden:
USA: Bakersfield Speedway - Bear Creek Speedway, Ohio - Cal Expo, Sacramento - C.C. Speedway, Quebec - Champion Speedway - Club Moto Speedway, Livermore - Costa Mesa - Cycleland Speedway, Chico - Dixon - Fairgrounds Raceway, Santa Maria - Fast Friday Speedway, Auburn - Glen Helen Speedway - Green, NY - Lake Perris Speedway - Maelys - Paso Robles Speedway - Solano County Fairgrounds, Sports Arena, Vallejo CA - Ventura - Victorville Speedway - Hillsboro, Oregon - Ascot - Baylands - Carlsbad, CA - Fremont, CA - Napa, CA - San Bernardino

Mike Bast
1981 IMS - Mike and Steve Bast
Kelly Moran and Mike Mike Bast
1986 IMS Spring Classic
Kelly Moran & Mike Bast
1980 IMS - Mike Bast
1981 Mike Bast
1981 Costa Mesa
Mike Bast - Mike Faria - John Cook
1981 IMS - Mike Bast - Dave DeTemple
Mike Bast Mike Bast
IMS - Mike Bast IMS - Mike Bast
Mike Bast Mike Bast
June 11, 1982 Costa Mesa
Mike Bast & Bruce Flanders
1982 Costa Mesa Fair Derby
Mike Bast & Dave DeTemple
Mike Bast Mike Bast
1981 IMS
Gary Ford - Lance King - Jimmy Fishback
1983 Nationals
Mike Bast, Kelly and Shawn Moran, Gene Woods
Mike Bast Mike Bast
ASCOT South Bay - Grand Opening
Mike Bast & Ivan Mauger
ASCOT South Bay - Grand Opening
Mike Bast & Ivan Mauger
Mike Bast Mike Bast
Costa Mesa - Bruce Penhall & Mike Bast 1983 IMS - Mike Bast - California State Champion
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