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Jan 10, 2002

F-USA Extends Invitation To Pro Thunder Refugees

From a press release:<BR><BR><BR>A reminder to teams and riders out there that compete on modern Singles, Twins and Triples that the Formula USA National Road Race Series has plenty of opportunities for them in 2002. <BR><BR>Ducati 748s are legal to compete in our Sportbike class along with 600s, as long as they meet the rules of stock frame, engine cases and wheels with DOT tires and the limit of 115 horsepower. There is a guaranteed minimum $10,000 purse in Sportbike at all eight NRRS events.<BR><BR>Our Thunderbikes class offers riders of Buells, Suzuki SV650s, Ducati Supersports, Triumph triples and others an opportunity to compete together. Superbike rules apply to the engine and chassis (with no horsepower limit), and slicks are allowed as well. There is a guaranteed minimum $3,000 purse available to the Thunderbikes class.<BR><BR>With some teams and riders facing the uncertainty of where to race in 2002, we wanted to remind them that Formula USA has eight National Championship classes to compete in, including Lockhart Phillips Superbike (145hp), Sportbike (115hp), Thunderbikes, Grand Prix (anything goes), 600 Supersport Amateur, Open Supersport Amateur and the popular Team Challenge endurance events.<BR><BR>For more information, visit or call (817) 332-4822.