Eddie Lawson: A 1980 Daytona-Winning TZ250 Comes Home

The four-time world champion adds insight to his International Lightweight win.

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While contracted to race superbikes for Kawasaki, Eddie Lawson won the 250 class on a Yamaha.Eddie Lawson

Thirty-nine years ago Eddie Lawson went to Daytona to race a Roland Cushway-built Yamaha TZ250 owned by Harry Hunt, even though Eddie was contracted to Kawasaki. Eddie talks with Nick about that weekend, vintage F1 cars, and a new project. Sit back, turn up the volume, and enjoy Steady Eddie’s tale.

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Lawson’s Daytona-winning TZ250G now resides in his garage.Eddie Lawson

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