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Jan 27, 2001

Pro Thunder Refugees Welcome In Formula USA Sport Bike, Official Says

Formula USA Director of Road Racing Bill Syfan has invited 800cc Ducati refugees from the AMA Pro Thunder class to participate in F-USA Sport Bike races. Under F-USA rules, machines in the Sport Bike class can displace up to 800cc with a minimum weight of 365 pounds and a maximum horsepower output of 112 horsepower on a Dyno Jet Dyno.

To be eligible, Ducati 748s must run stock wheels, frames and cases and must compete on DOT-labelled tires.

Each F-USA Sport Bike race features a $10,000 purse which pays $2000 to win with $1500 for second and $1200 for third, paying down to 15th.