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Mar 27, 2001

Scott Russell Almost Home

According to a posting on Scott Russell's official website,, Russell has been transferred via air ambulance to Piedmont Hospital in the Atlanta area but may be only days away from going home. With his condition now fully stabilized, Russell's sister Sheri reports that Scott may be able to go home under the care of a private nurse until doctors are ready to begin performing skin and bone grafts. Russell has said that he wants to try and race again this season.<BR><BR>In the meantime, Russell's website now features photos of Russell's injured leg as seen from his hospital bed with the bandages on and off. Warning: These photos are very graphic.<BR><BR>Also, Russell did a TV interview with ESPN's Motoworld and Speedvision's Bike Week. The Motoworld interview is scheduled to air Tuesday March 27 on ESPN2 at 6:30 p.m. The Bike Week segment is due on the same day at 7:00 p.m. Both times are Eastern.