Air Fence Fund Tops $156,000 For Road Racing, $12,500 For Dirt Track
The Roadracing World Air Fence Fund reached $156,211 for road racing and $12,995 for dirt track with the latest batch of new donations.New road racing donations include $1500 from Gearbox International, $300 from Brian Parriott, $250 from Walter S.
November 19, 2001
Road Racing Air Fence Fund Approaches $154,000 And Dirt Track Fund Nears $13,000
The total raised for road racing Air Fence is now $153,816 with the following new donations:Todd Telkamp/Bent Racing, $100Jeff Caco, $100David Yesman, $40Jay Barfield, $25Everett B.
November 08, 2001
Another Racer Who Hit Air Fence Has His Say
From an e-mail to Roadracing World Air Fence Fund founder John Ulrich:We've never met, but I wanted to write you this e-mail to thank you once again.From all accounts (and they still keep coming in), the crash I had at Road Atlanta this past weekend would have been devastating if it weren't for the Air Fence.
November 01, 2001
CMRA Buys Additional Air Fence
From a press release issued by CMRA:After witnessing the huge benefits that Air Fence has brought to the motorcycling community and the purchase of Air Fence to be used by the Central Motorcycle Roadracing Association at Texas World Speedway by the Air Fence Fund, the CMRA has decided to purchase Air Fence for use at other venues as well.The CMRA is purchasing 4 sections, 112 feet of Alpina Air Module, FIM Type A protection the highest level currently offered.
October 31, 2001
Road Race Air Fence Fund Over $153,000 While Dirt Track Fund Starts Out At $8820
The Roadracing World Air Fence Fund has now raised $153,526 for the deployment of Air Fence at road racing events, while the new dirt track division of the fund languishes at $8820.New donations for road racing Air Fence include $200 from Keith S.
October 31, 2001
More Air Fence Tales From Racers And Friends, Relatives
From A Racer's WifeMy husband, Bob Brown, is #677 (Novice). I wanted to thank you for everything you did with the Air Fence situation.
October 30, 2001
Head-first Into Air Fence At 80 mph At Road Atlanta, Without Injury!
Copyright 2001, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.By Dave SwartsArclight Suzuki crew member and part-time racer Tommy Lancaster is the latest competitor to sing the praises of Air Fence after crashing at Road Atlanta.
October 28, 2001
Another Novice Racer Hits Air Fence Head-first At Road Atlanta
Copyright 2001, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.By David SwartsNovice Joe Kimble became the second racer to slam into Air Fence during the WERA Grand National Finals at Road Atlanta.Kimble lowsided his Suzuki GSX-R750 in turn four, a fast right-hand turn in the esses, while trying to improve his lap times on Thursday.Kimble said that he separated from his bike and then slid face-down, head-first into Air Fence lining the corner.Kimble got to his feet before safety workers arrived on the scene.Kimble later went to the Road Atlanta media center, looking for representatives of Roadracing World to say thanks and to make a $100 donation to the Roadracing World Air Fence Fund.ďI donít think I would be here talking to you if it (Air Fence) hadnít been there,Ē said Kimble.
October 26, 2001
Readers Write Regarding Daytona Air Fence And Officiating
Regarding Daytona Air Fence:I just wanted to thank everyone at Roadracing World for their efforts with the Air Fence used at Daytona for the CCS/Formula USA Race Weekend.I raced that weekend and felt more comfortable knowing the Air Fence was there!Thank you,Jessica Zalusky#315(Editor's note: You're welcome.)Regarding Daytona Officiating:From Brian Poppe:Just a thought here, and not absolving any official of their responsibilities:What is the process for a racer stopping a race in process due to hazardous conditions? I've seen it in WSB races where several racers come upon rain and hold their clutch hand in the air.
October 25, 2001
Novice Justin Adams Is The First Racer To Test Air Fence At WERA GNF/Suzuki Cup Finals
Copyright 2001, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.By David SwartsNovice Justin Adams became the first racer to use Air Fence deployed at Road Atlanta for the first time in the 27-year history of the WERA Grand National Finals.Adams crashed his Suzuki TL1000R in turn 12 during Wednesday-morning practice.
October 24, 2001
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