Jan 22, 2002
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From a press release:<BR><BR>2002 Aprilia Cup and Contingency Rules Clarification<BR><BR>Woodstock, GA Tuesday, January 22, 2002 Aprilia USA wishes to clarify specific rules regarding the 2002 Aprilia Cup and Aprilia racing contingency program as announced on 1/15/02.<BR><BR><BR>Mille/Mille R National contingency rules changes:<BR><BR>Regarding Aprilia Mille/Mille R contingency for Formula USA Unlimited Superbike. <BR>1) Posted contingency is based on results for race two on the FUSA weekend. <BR>2) Rider must start race one and two to be eligible for posted contingency.<BR><BR><BR>Aprilia Cup eligibility rules changes:<BR><BR>Regarding Aprilia Cup rule stating "No AMA Pro licenses"; the eligibility for the Aprilia Cup is further defined as: <BR>1) No AMA Superbike license holders for 1999 - 2002. Other AMA licenses accepted, except as defined below.<BR>2) Any AMA rider finishing in a top 3 position in 1999 - 2002 in the following AMA classes is also ineligible for the Aprilia Cup; 250 Grand Prix, 750 Supersport, 600 Supersport, Pro Thunder, Formula Xtreme.<BR>3) To be eligible for the Aprilia cup race, rider must compete in 3 contingency paying races in 2002.<BR><BR><BR>Aprilia Cup mechanical rules changes:<BR><BR>Regarding the rules for Aprilia Cup machines in the final Aprilia Cup event: <BR>1) Polishing of cases is legal, however changing port shape beyond polishing is not allowed. No other case modifications are allowed. <BR>2) The horsepower limit has been lowered to 65.0 for the final Aprilia Cup event. <BR><BR><BR>Please note that these changes have been included on the updated Aprilia Contingency schedule attached, which must replace any prior posting of the 2002 Aprilia Contingency Program. <BR><BR>Aprilia USA anticipates no further revisions for the 2002 Contingency schedule or Aprilia Cup rules.<BR> <BR><BR>Aprilia USA, Inc. is a subsidiary of Aprilia S.p.A., a privately owned Italian motorcycle design and manufacturing company employing over one thousand people and recording annual sales in excess of 300,000 units. As such, Aprilia USA Inc. is the exclusive importer of Aprilia brand motorcycles, scooters, apparel and accessories. For more information, consumers can visit Aprilia's web site at .