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Apr 18, 2001

Now Suzuki's In And It's 10 Sections Of Air Fence

Moments ago, an e-mail came in from American Suzuki Motor Corporation's Mel Harris pledging $2900 for a section of Air Fence.

That brings our total to $29,199 or 10 full sections (300 feet) of Air Fence for our AMA racers.

American Suzuki is one of the most active manufacturers in AMA racing, fielding many teams in various classes and types of racing.

We thank American Suzuki for standing up and kicking down cash for all AMA racers.

The contribution list now looks like this:
Anonymous $4725
John Ulrich/Roadracing World $2900
Aprilia USA $2900
American Suzuki Motor Corp. $2900
Dennis Smith/Sport Tire Services $1500
Marc Salvisberg/Factory Pro Tuning $1450
Bob Dragich/Roadracing World $1450
Bob Blandford/N.E. Sportbike Assn. $1100
Chuck Warren/Arclight Suzuki $1000
Jim Rashid/4&6 Cycle $1000
Scott Willock $1000
Don Lemelin/Scuderia West $500
Kevin Erion/Erion Racing $500
Pinky's Pizza of Walnut Creek $500
Doug Gonda $500
Edward S. Siccardi, Jr. $300
Dan Fischer/ $300
David Finniff $300
Brian Mitchell $250
Al Ludington $250
Tim Simpson $250
Papa Thiam/WERA BBS $200
Bill Capshaw/ICE Motorsports $200
Scott Decker $200
Jim Williams/ $125
Pat Stricker $ 100
Gary Rand $100
Michael Roberson/WERA BBS $100
Sean Jordan/WERA BBS $100
Army Of Darkness $100
Stuart Gregg $100
Pinky's Pizza/Lippman Racing $100
Bob Szoke $100
TyrSox $100
Ron West/Omzig Productions $100
Joe Facer $100
Preston Rash $100
Geoff Maloney/GP Tech $100
Melissa Berkoff/Neighbor Of The Beast $100
Ceasar Gonzales/WERA BBS $100
Dorina Groves $100
Philip Rusin/ $100
Allen "Spence" Spencer $100
Matt Wadsworth $100
Dean N. De St. Croix $100
Tony Tugwell $100
Bart Fuqua $100
Tyson Kamp $75
Nelo Hakola $50
Tyler Sandell $ 50
David J. Kopfinger $ 50
Aaron Loyd $50
Martin Voelker $50
Steve Hopkins $50
Louis DeBlois $50
Leigh Taunton/EMGO $50
Randy Sinisi $50
Danny Hull $50
Team Skidmark Racing $50
Greg Gabis $29
Josh Loberant $25
S.C. Pittman $20

To pledge a contribution, call Roadracing World at (800) 464-8336 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time, when operators will be standing by. Credit cards accepted.

Pledges can also be made by e-mailing

Readers should feel free to call their parts, tire and accessory suppliers and urge them to make a contribution to improve safety conditions for AMA racers. For that matter, contact local dealers and ask them to encourage their OEMs to contribute.

For background information, see Time To Take Back The AMA post from Tuesday morning.

Stay tuned for more details.

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