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Jun 15, 2001

Vesrah Wins WERA National Endurance Series 4-Hour At VIR

Vesrah Suzuki's Mark Junge and Glenn Szarek rode a Suzuki GSX-R1000 to win the fourth round of the WERA National Endurance Series, a 4-hour at Virginia International Raceway in Danville Saturday. Loudoun Motorsports Racing was second, 12 seconds behind Vesrah, followed by Team Clinton Cycles, Velocity Crew Racing and Army of Darkness.<BR><BR>The win gave Vesrah the overall series points lead. Former points leader Team Pennzoil was credited with 28th overall after both Chris "Opie" Caylor and Wade Buffington crashed during the first hour, Caylor suffering a separated right shoulder and Buffington suffering a broken right collarbone and a broken right elbow.<BR><BR>Although it was raining at the start of the race, the rain stopped and the track dried out after the first hour.<BR><BR>Results follow:<BR><BR>1. Vesrah Suzuki, Suzuki GSX-R1000, HWSB, 128 laps<BR>2. Loudoun Motorsports Racing, Suzuki GSX-R750, HWSS, 128 laps<BR>3. Team Clinton Cycles, Yamaha YZF-R6, MWSS 124 laps<BR>4. Velocity Crew Racing, Suzuki GSX-R600, MWSB, 123 laps<BR>5. Army Of Darkness, Suzuki GSX-R600, MWSB, 122 laps<BR>6. J&J Motorsports, Suzuki GSX-R750, HWSS, 122 laps<BR>7. Triad Racing, Suzuki GSX-R600, MWSS, 121 laps<BR>8. Neighbor Of The Beast, Suzuki GSX-R600, 121 laps<BR>9. Intrepid Racing, Suzuki SV650, LWSB, 120 laps<BR>10., Suzuki GSX-R750, HWSB, 120 laps<BR>28. Team Pennzoil, Suzuki GSX-R750,HWSB, 89 laps<BR><BR>HWSB = Heavyweight Superbike class<BR>MWSB = Mediumweight Superbike class<BR>HWSS = Heavyweight Superstock class<BR>MWSS = Mediumweight Superstock class <BR>