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May 19, 2001

Updated Post: Thunderstorms Force Cancellation of the Roadracing World Air Fence Fund Contributor Party

Fast moving thunderstorms that drenched Road Atlanta forced cancellation of the Roadracing World Air Fence Fund Contributor Party, originally scheduled to be held at the Ballzee trailer in the vendor area on the hill above the Pro paddock.<BR><BR>The 40 pizzas already en-route to the track were consumed by Air Fence Fund contributors who made their way into the Pro Paddock at Road Atlanta, along with cornerworkers.<BR><BR>An Air Fence autograph session has been scheduled for between 11:00 a.m. and 1:30. a.m. Sunday morning, weather permitting. Air Fence Fund contributors who wish to autograph a section of Air Fence should gather in the winner's circle area at about 11:00 a.m.; contributors who are unable to get to the winner's circle area to autograph a section of Air Fence will get another chance to autograph a section at a future Road Atlanta event.<BR><BR>Similar signing sessions will be held at other AMA Nationals throughout the rest of the racing season.<BR><BR>At 11:00 a.m., Roadracing World's John Ulrich is scheduled to present AMA Pro Racing Superbike Operations Manager Ron Barrick with a giant ceremonial check made out to AMA Pro Racing in the amount of $104,000.<BR><BR>Roadracing World Air Fence Fund money in excess of the $104,000 given to AMA Pro Racing is being used to buy Air Fence for use at races sanctioned by other organizations.<BR><BR>Contributions are still being accepted and can be made by calling (800) 464-8336 or (909) 245-6411.