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Aug 27, 2001

Picotte's On The Market, Which May Mean The VR1000 Really Is Done

Pascal Picotte's Manager, former racer Alan Labrosse, was at the AMA Pikes Peak National this weekend, shopping Picotte's services.<BR><BR>Picotte is eager to get back on a four-cylinder racebike, according to Labrosse.<BR><BR>Picotte's availability may be the strongest indicator so far that Harley-Davidson really does plan to give up on the VR1000 project, as has been rumored.<BR><BR>The Harley-Davidson VR1000 effort has been the most unsuccessful factory-backed AMA Superbike program in history, in terms of money spent vs. results realized. The VR1000 has never won an AMA Superbike race.