Apr 18, 2002
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From a press release:<BR><BR>United States Grand Prix Rider's Union<BR><BR>The United States Grand Prix Riders' Union is proud to announce the upgrading of two featured events on the 2002 125GP National Championship Series.<BR><BR>The Western Region Round previously scheduled to run concurrent with CCS at the Las Vegas Classic Course has been upgraded to run concurrent with Formula-USA at Portland International Raceway September 5-8.<BR><BR>The Eastern Region Round which had been previously scheduled to run at Rausch Creek has been upgraded to run concurrent with the Formula-USA Loudon Classic at Loudon, NH June 13-16.<BR><BR>Both events will feature open practice and multiple timed qualifying sessions as well as pre-event practice on the days prior to each event for a small additional fee. The Loudon practice will be a Promoter run event at $150 and the Portland event practice session will be run by Team Hammer, also at $150, with more information available at or at (909) 245-6414.<BR><BR>"We look forward to working with [the USGPRU] to make the 79th Annual Loudon Classic a showcase of GP racing in America," says Clear Channel<BR>Entertainment's Bill Syfan.<BR><BR>The USGPRU 125GP National Championship is sponsored by GP Star Hollywood, Silkolene, VP Racing Fuels, Vanson, Hjelm Motorsports, Tracktimer Software and Motion Pro. The USGPRU is a Formula USA / CCS Affiliate. The USGPRU has licensed over 70 125GP Riders for the National Series this year and registrant numbers continue to grow each week. Membership since the inaugural round at Daytona February 28-March 3rd has over-doubled and we anticipate membership of over 130 125 GP riders by year's end. <BR><BR>The USGPRU Sanctions a 12 Round National Championship Series divided between three national regions (East, West and Midwest) in which regional GP Racers earn points which are carried forward to the US National Championship Final at VIR in October. National Series Events feature electronic timed qualifying for grid position and 50+ km events. Complete series information is available at or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.<BR>