Nov 3, 2001
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AMA Grand National Champion Chris Carr and 1993 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz have agreed to serve on the Board of Directors of the Roadracing World Action Fund., Inc. a new non-profit corporation now being established.<BR><BR>The Roadracing World Action Fund's primary mission will be the acquisition and deployment of Air Fence for motorcycle racing use.<BR><BR>Other Directors will include Roadracing World Editor John Ulrich, Roadracing World Publisher Trudy Ulrich and former racer Bruce Hammer, who became a quadriplegic as the result of hitting a bare steel barrier during an AMA National in 1982.<BR><BR>The Roadracing World Action Fund, Inc. will take over operations of the Roadracing World Air Fence Fund, an informal fund which has collected over $150,000 for the purchase and deployment of Air Fence at road races in the U.S.; a dirt track division of the Air Fence Fund was recently established, with about $9000 collected so far.<BR><BR>Details will be announced as available.