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Oct 7, 2002

American Suzuki Considering Bike Transportation From West Coast To Suzuki Cup Finals

From a press release issued by American Suzuki:<BR><BR>Ricci Motorsports and American Suzuki are considering teaming up to help Western U.S. racers attend the Suzuki Cup Finals on October 23-27 at Road Atlanta. <BR><BR>The Ricci Motorsports truck would start in Seattle, Washington on or around October 16th and arrive in Atlanta on Tuesday the 22nd. The final route and stops will be based on interest from racers. Cost will be $600 for one bike, one plastic tuff bin of parts and a similarly sized toolbox. An additional bike will be $500 and includes one bin of parts. Ricci also carries many Genuine Suzuki spare parts which will be available for purchase at the track. <BR><BR>The two proposed routes are as follows:<BR>1.Seattle, WA – San Jose, CA – Brea, CA (Suzuki HQ), Phoenix, AZ – Dallas, TX – Road Atlanta, GA<BR><BR>2.Seattle, WA – San Francisco, CA – Denver, CO – Road Atlanta, GA.<BR><BR>Bikes and equipment will have to be dropped off at the designated stop location the day before the truck is due to arrive. Stop locations will be announced once the route is finalized and may be in a neighboring city.<BR><BR>14 spots must be filled in order to make this possible. Payment is due by October 11th ($300 non-refundable). Due to the short notice of this program, interested parties should contact Morgan Broadhead at American Suzuki no later than October 10th at 714-996-7040 x2254 or mbroadhead@suz.com.<BR>