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Sep 8, 2018

MotoAmerica: Valentin Debise Declared Unfit To Ride In Supersport Race One At NJMP

Valentin Debise (53). Photo by Brian J. Nelson.

DEBISE DECLARED UNFIT TO RACE AT NEW JERSEY MOTORSPORTS PARK

Valentin Debise has been declared unfit to race today at New Jersey Motorsports Park by MotoAmerica medical officer Dr. Ray Rossi due to lingering effects of a concussion suffered in Supersport Race 2 at Pittsburgh International Race Complex two weeks ago.

Debise will be re-evaluated Sunday morning to determine whether or not he will be cleared to race.

About Team Hammer

The 2018 season marks Team Hammer's 38th consecutive year of competing as a professional road racing team. Racebikes built and fielded by Team Hammer have won 70 AMA Pro and MotoAmerica National races, have finished on AMA Pro and MotoAmerica National podiums 200 times, and have won five AMA Pro National Championships, as well as two FIM South American Championships. The team has also won 135 endurance races overall (including seven 24-hour races) and 13 Overall WERA National Endurance Championships with Suzuki motorcycles, and holds the U.S. record for mileage covered in a 24-hour race. The team also competed in the televised 1990s Formula USA National Championship, famously running "Methanol Monster" GSX-R1100 Superbikes fueled by methanol, and won four F-USA Championships.