Husqvarna CR 390cc OR 1976 (King category):
*Oldest brand of motocross since 1903.
Favorite brand and motocross from M. Malcolm Smith from California, USA.
Malcolm Smith (off-road motorsports HALL OF FAME) is the God and Mogul of Motocross racing development, world wide.
This category and brand of Motocross was the favorite one from Steve McQueen, who produced his own movie:
- On Any Sunday in 1971 (Steve McQueen did ride same brand and cylinder motocross, that was a big statement for the brand as well.
Winner motorcycle from Baja 1000 in 1979:
1979 – Larry Roeseler, Jack Johnson
1979 – Håkan Carlqvist, Motocross World Champion, 250 cc class.
Steve McQueen Movie:
In 2020, Husqvarna was World Champion in Motocross:
2020 – Zach Osborne, Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Champion 450cc class.
Malcolm Smith was starring in the movie of Steve McQueen: On Any Sunday.
Racing on film
Smith’s talent on two wheels earned him a starring role in Bruce Brown‘s classic motorcycle documentary, On Any Sunday, alongside screen legend Steve McQueen and American Motorcyclist Association Grand National Champion Mert Lawwill. The film was nominated for an Academy Award in 1972 for Best Documentary Feature.
He continued to appear in motion pictures, including Naturally Free (1975), Dirt (1979), and On Any Sunday II (1981). Recently, Malcolm was featured in the 2005 Baja 1000 documentary, Dust to Glory, co-starring Mario Andretti and Robby Gordon.