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Jan 15, 2002

New Zealander Harris To Compete At Daytona

From a press release:<BR><BR>Top New Zealand racer Shaun Harris is to race a Suzuki GSX-R600 for Team Hayes Racing in the Formula USA Sportbike and AMA Supersport 600 events at Daytona. Harris, currently leading the 2001/02 New Zealand National 600cc Sports Production Championship, will fly to Daytona after the final round of the New Zealand series on Feb. 23-24. Shaun rides factory supported GSX-R600 and GSX-R1000 machines in his homeland and has the distinction of being the first man in the world to win on the latest generation GSX-R600, 750 and 1000 machines. <BR><BR>Shaun won the 750cc Production class at the 2000 Isle of Man TT races and has raced the Britten VR1000 in various events. Shaun's biggest rival in New Zealand is Andrew Stroud, the 1997 Formula Xtreme champion and former Erion Honda rider. <BR><BR>Team Hayes Racing is run by Garry Hayes from Rochester Hills, Michigan.