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Jan 29, 2002

Loudon Orders 50 Alpina Defender Soft Barrier Sections, LRRS Riders Order Another 20

This report from Jerry Wood:<BR><BR>At the LRRS awards banquet held in Stamford, Connecticut on Saturday, January 26th, New Hampshire International Speedway (NHIS) representative Bette French presented Dan Lance of Alpina Safety Systems a check to secure an order for 50 sections of Alpina Defender and Super Defender units.<BR><BR>This order is in addition to 20 units ordered by a LRRS rider's group led by Paolo Tiramani. That group raised about $20,000 towards the effort.<BR><BR>Many riders expressed gratitude for the Bahre family's commitment to motorcycle road racing.<BR><BR><BR><BR>(Background: NHIS, in Loudon, New Hampshire, is owned by Bob Bahre and run by his son, Gary Bahre. LRRS is the track's racing organization, Loudon Road Racing Series. Jerry Wood, a long-time racer, is in charge of track safety for motorcycle events held at NHIS. Alpina Defender sections are non-inflatable semi-permanent soft barriers and are about 6.5 feet long each.)