Jun 13, 2001
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AMA Pro Racing just issued this press release:<BR><BR>"HACKING DISQUALIFIED FROM SUNDAY'S SUPERBIKE RACE AT ROAD AMERICA<BR><BR>"PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Jamie Hacking has been disqualified from the Sunday race of last weekend's (June 9-10) AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisc. <BR><BR>"During the red flag break in Sunday's final, Hacking's Team Suzuki crew worked on his machine in the paddock area, a violation of the following passage in the AMA Pro Racing rulebook: <BR><BR>"Chapter Two, Section I, Paragraph No. 4, 'Only in the designated pit or work area may any adjustment, repair or refueling be made to competing motorcycles by pit crews during a race or during a red-flag period. Any motorcycle that enters the paddock/garage area will be prohibited from returning to the race track. Crash trucks retrieving disabled motorcycles from the track may pass through the paddock/garage area to deliver such motorcycles to the designated pit area.' <BR><BR>"Hacking will lose the points and purse he earned from his original 21st -place finish. Official results and points are modified to reflect this change."