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View the article from USSuperbike.com here

View the Class Rule Changes here

Basically, the BIG news is the displacement shuffle in the Superstock and Formula Extreme classes. Weird. Too bad too in a way, because in 2003 Superstock was easily the most exciting and hotly contested title run of all classes (plus an excellent venue for the 636 Ninja !!! Which should have, and in reality, DID, win... damn penalties... anyway that's another story...)

Oh well, let's hope the new FE class will make up for the changes to Superstock... sounds like it's going to be a more unlimited-modification 600 class in '04 [}:)].
 

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so many race organizations are screwng with rules. it sucks cause they make it more political and not so much about the racing. then the teams affected leave[}:)]
 

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Damn shame ................ the death of the 636! No doubt some manufacturer with a lot of influence took care of that.
 

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Except they've committed to manufacturing the most Gixxer 750's since the previous generation was introduced in 1996. They believe, and I hope they're right, that there are exceptions to the old adage "win on Sunday sell on Monday". They're banking on selling the bike on the merits of being the perfect balance between 600 handling and open class power, despite not having a whole lot of forums for RACING the 750 bike next year. There's a reason so many magazines praise the 750, and Suzuki is predicting the bike will sell because of it. Let's face it... there's WAY more street riders and occasional track day visitors than there are all-out racers. Those are the people Suzuki is hoping to grab.
 
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