Feb 7, 2002
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From a press release:<BR><BR>Bruce Lind Racing LLC., has agreed to tune and support two riders in the AMA 250cc GP Series for 2002.<BR><BR>Thad Halsmer is the 21-year-old from Indiana who finished fourth overall in the CCS/FUSA Aprilia Challenge Cup Series in 2001. This will be Thad's first season on a "real" Grand Prix bike and his first in AMA National Competition. Thad will be on the 2001 Yamaha TZ250 that Bruce Lind rode in last season's competition prior to his retirement from riding after 37 seaons.<BR><BR>John Williams is making a comeback in the AMA National 250 GP series, on a 2002 Yamaha TZ250 tuned by Bruce Lind. Williams was an avid racer in the 1980s with a handful of National BOTT wins on a Ducati riding for Dale Newton. He also had AMA 250cc podium finishes, three years in the South African 250cc Nationals, and a year in the British 250cc Nationals Riding for Mal Carter.<BR><BR>Both riders are currently committed to the full AMA 250cc GP Series schedule starting at Daytona International Speedway, March 6-10.<BR><BR>Bruce Lind Racing LLC., is supported by the following companies;<BR><BR>I-90 Motorsports, Issaquah, Washington<BR><BR>RC Koshien Yamaha, Nishinomiya, Japan<BR><BR>Nankai of Takamatsu, Takamatsu, Japan<BR><BR>SpeedTune Lynnwood, Washington<BR><BR>EBC Brakes<BR><BR>Silkolene Lubricants<BR><BR>Barnett Tool & Engineering<BR><BR>Wasco Frame Service Edgewood, Washington<BR><BR>The Law Offices of Edith Bowler<BR><BR>Jun Ichi Yanagihara of Magical Racing, Osaka, Japan