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Jul 4, 2001

Isaacs To Substitute For Wait At Laguna Seca On Synergy Honda

South African Lance Isaacs, 22, will again ride as a replacement for Matt Wait on the Synergy Honda team, this time during the Honda International Superbike Classic at Laguna Seca. Isaacs will ride Synergy's Honda CBR600F4i, along with teammate Marc Palazzo, in 600cc and 750cc Supersport races at Laguna Seca. <BR><BR>Isaacs raced at Laguna Seca in 2000 as Ben Bostrom's NCR Ducati Superbike teammate. Isaacs DNF in race one but finished 12th, ahead of Larry Pegram, in race two. Isaacs is coming off recent back-to-back wins in the South African National road race series.<BR><BR>Wait had hoped to return to racing at Laguna Seca following recovery from injuries sustained in a crash during the Formula USA weekend at Daytona. But complications and a slower-than-expected recovery have postponed Wait's return to racing. <BR>