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Mar 8, 2002

Scott Russell Announces Official Retirement

Copyright 2002, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.<BR><BR>Scott Russell has just announced his official retirement from racing.<BR><BR>Russell made his announcement moments ago in a press conference held in the media center at Daytona International Speedway.<BR><BR>Russell said that the extent of the injuries he suffered in a starting grid accident at Daytona a year ago have made it impossible for him to ride a bike at the level at which it takes to win.