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Oct 2, 2001

DiSalvo Sixth In European Championship Race In Portugal

Cruise America Grand Prix Racing's Jason DiSalvo, 17, took a come-from-behind sixth place finish in the penultimate round of the European 250cc Championship series on Sunday, September 30, at Braga, Portugal.<BR><BR>According to a press release issued by DiSalvo's team, the New York teenager got off the line well but suffered a big slide early in the final, ran off the track and dropped back to 11th. DiSalvo charged back up to fifth place but was repassed in the final corners of the race and ended up sixth.<BR><BR>DiSalvo's next race will be the final round of the European 250cc Championship, scheduled for Sunday, October 7 at Cartagena, Spain.<BR>