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Feb 19, 2002

Salt In Wound Department: Banned-man Chouinard Featured In AMA Superbike Ad

Copyright 2002, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.<BR><BR>Chuck Chouinard, the racer AMA officials disqualified from the 750cc Supersport race at Loudon and then suspended for his reaction to the DQ, is seen in a full-page ad for the AMA Superbike Series in the latest issue of the AMA magazine.<BR><BR>The ad appears on page 72 of the March issue of American Motorcyclist.<BR><BR>Chouinard was suspended for a year and will not be eligible to compete with AMA again until June of 2002.<BR><BR>The ad features a photo, shot from behind at Loudon, of Chouinard leading three other riders in 750cc Supersport action.<BR><BR>The headline reads<BR>See The Best<BR>At Any Angle!<BR><BR>A Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike Championship logo appears in between See The Best and At Any Angle!<BR><BR>The bottom part of the ad features the 2002 Series schedule along with logos for AMA Pro Racing, Pro Honda Oils and Chemicals U.S. Supersport Championship (formerly known as 600cc Supersport), Speed Channel and Fox Sports Net.<BR><BR>The ad does not have any mention of the Superstock (formerly 750cc Supersport) class seen in the photo, nor does it mention any other AMA classes.