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Jul 26, 2001

14K Movie Project Sponsors Eric Wood

Racer Eric Wood displayed the logo for a new motorcycle road racing movie project, 14K, on one of his GSX-R750 racebikes at Mid-Ohio and will be involved in the shooting of the movie.<BR><BR>According to Executive Producer Tony Morris, much of the movie's action scenes will be filmed at upcoming Formula USA races. The storyline of the movie script, written by Jim Becket, involves a wild bad-boy teen with natural racing talent, a crashed-up divorced and retired racer, the crashed-up racer's daughter and a rich sponsor.<BR><BR>Max Kirishima is the producer.<BR><BR>Meanwhile, a group involved with Paul Winters is attempting to put together a syndicated TV show based around road racing. Winters produced the original Formula USA TV shows a decade ago, which marked the first regular TV coverage of a motorcycle road racing series and motivated the AMA to put together a TV package for the AMA Superbike Series.