Oct 6, 2001
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Henry Degouw has finalized the American team for the Macau Grand Prix, an annual race through the streets of Macau, a former Portugese territory recently returned to Chinese control.<BR> <BR>Despite his recent retirement from AMA Pro Racing, Mark Miller will lead the American effort--last year Miller qualified second and finished third place finish in the event. Miller will be joined by Vincent Haskovec, both riding AMA Formula Xtreme-spec Attack Suzuki GSX-R1000s on Dunlop tires. The third rider will be CCS Florida stand-out Marco Martinez on his own Suzuki GSX-R750 Superbike.<BR><BR>The American delegation will leave November 10 with the race taking place on Saturday, November 17. The riders and teams will be treated to an all-expenses-paid, week-long vacation in Thailand following the race.<BR><BR>Degouw said that he originally feared that the annual Macau event would end after control passed to the People's Republic Of China, but has found that the Chinese have put more into the promotion of the event than ever.<BR>