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Jun 2, 2002

Buckmaster's New Formula Xtreme Bike Protested And Declared Legal By AMA

Copyright 2002, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.<BR><BR>AMA Pro Racing issued the following press release:<BR><BR>Erion Racing's Roger Lee Hayden filed a visual protest of the main frame of the #6 Formula Xtreme machine.<BR><BR>After an inspection of the frame in question, AMA Road Race Manager Ron Barrick determined that the frame in question complies with the Formula Xtreme frame requirements.<BR><BR>Graves Motorsports team owner Chuck Graves said Sunday morning he knew of no protests filed against Buckmaster's bike, but added that when five different teams filed protests against Buckmaster's previous Formula Xtreme machine at California Speedway, he wasn't informed officially by AMA officials. "They told me that they needed to keep the bike for a little longer at tech," said Graves.