Jun 2, 2001
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Team Xtreme/Pennzoil Racing's Chris "Opie" Caylor and Scott Harwell won the third round of the WERA National Endurance Series, a 4-hour at Putnam Park Road Course in Mt. Meridian, Indiana on Saturday, taking the overall series points lead in the process.<BR><BR>Caylor and Harwell finished one lap ahead of second-overall racersupply.com while Paramount Racing finished third overall, another lap behind. Army of Darkness finished fourth overall, on the same lap as Paramount; former points leader Vesrah Suzuki was fifth, another two laps behind.<BR><BR>Vesrah Suzuki suffered catastrophic clutch failure early-on, while leading, followed by the engine locking up solid. The team restarted the race on a back-up bike and at one point was seven laps behind.<BR><BR>Early contenders Loudoun Motorsports crashed in the first hour and eventually finished 21st.<BR><BR>Pennzoil now leads Vesrah in overall series points, 374.705 to 299.855 in the best-9-of-10-finishes-count, 10-race series.<BR><BR><BR>Unofficial results follow:<BR><BR>WERA National Endurance Series<BR>Putnam Park 4-hour<BR>1. Team Xtreme/Pennzoil Racing, Suzuki GSX-R750, Heavyweight Superbike, 157 laps<BR><BR>2. racersupply.com, Suzuki GSX-R750, Heavyweight Superbike, 156 laps<BR><BR>3. Paramount Racing, Suzuki GSX-R1000, Heavyweight Superstock, 155 laps<BR><BR>4. Army Of Darkness, Suzuki GSX-R600, Mediumweight Superbike, 155 laps<BR><BR>5. Vesrah Suzuki, Suzuki GSX-R1000, Heavyweight Superbike, 153 laps<BR><BR>6. Team Chaos, Suzuki GSX-R600, Mediumweight Superstock, 153 laps<BR><BR>7. Leaning Lizards Racing, Kawasaki ZX-6R, Mediumweight Superbike, 152 laps<BR><BR>8. Firehawk #1, Yamaha YZF-R6, Mediumweight Superstock, 152<BR><BR>9. J&J Motorsports, Suzuki GSX-R750, Heavyweight Superstock, 152 laps<BR><BR>10. Pro Stock Performance, Suzuki GSX-R600, Mediumweight Superstock, 152 laps.