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Aug 16, 2001

Tim Pritchard Leaves Competition Accessories

Sources within Competition Accessories have confirmed that Tim Pritchard has left the company. Pritchard was General Manager of Competition Accessories retail operations and also managed the company's overall racing operations.<BR><BR>Competition Accessories President Dan Conetta is expected to make a statement on Pritchard's departure soon.<BR><BR>When reached by phone on Thursday and asked about the Pritchard situation, Competition Accessories rider Larry Pegram said, "He's retiring. He's been wanting to do it for a while. Tim's family owned Competition Accessories and sold it to the company that Conetta's President of five years ago. Tim's been there helping them run it up until now. I think he was going to wait until the end of the year to do it, but he's been racing his shifter cart and stuff like that and just decided to it now.<BR><BR>"He's still going to come to these last races. I don't know if he will be at Colorado, but I know he's going to Virginia and I think he's going to Willow."<BR><BR>Meanwhile, Pegram has been staying busy building a full motocross track on the 26 acres he owns in Ohio.<BR>