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May 5, 2001

Pridmore Beats Lopez, Buckmaster To Win Formula Xtreme Race At Sears Point

Formula Xtreme Race Results From Sears Point:<BR><BR>1. Jason Pridmore, Suzuki GSX-R1000<BR>2. Grant Lopez, Suzuki GSX-R1000<BR>3. Damon Buckmaster, Yamaha YZF-R1/R7<BR>4. Mark Miller, Honda CBR929RR<BR>5. Aaron Gobert, Yamaha YZF-R1/R7<BR>6. Jake Zemke, Honda CBR929RR<BR>7. Richie Alexander, Suzuki GSX-R1000<BR>8. Mark Foster, Yamaha YZF-R7<BR>9. Rob Mesa, Suzuki GSX-R750<BR>10. Joseph Gill, Yamaha YZF-R1<BR><BR>DNF Josh Hayes, Honda CBR929RR<BR>DNF Roger Lee Hayden, Honda CBR929RR<BR>DNF John Hopkins, Suzuki GSX-R1000<BR><BR>Attack Suzuki's Jason Pridmore won the 16-lap Lockhart-Phillips USA Formula Xtreme final by over four seconds, after leading by as many as six seconds, over Team Valvoline EMGO Suzuki's Grant Lopez and Graves Yamaha's Damon Buckmaster. Pridmore took the lead early and never looked back. Lopez caught and battled with Buckmaster, who earlier had to contend with Bruce Transportation Group's Josh Hayes; Hayes crashed in turn 11, leaving Lopez and Buckmaster to decide second. Lopez made the pass that stuck in turn two late in the race.<BR><BR>Team Valvoline EMGO Suzuki's John Hopkins and Bruce Transportation Group's Roger Lee Hayden collided early in the race in the tight hairpin, turn 11. Both riders walked away from the pile-up.<BR>