SoBe Suzuki Rider Travis Pastrana to Make Full Recovery

Jun. 11, 2003 By Press Release
BREA, Calif - American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC)

today announced that Team SoBe Suzuki factory rider Travis Pastrana is
on the road to making a full recovery following a serious car accident
that occurred early on Tuesday, June 10, 2003.

According to Travis' father, Robert Pastrana, the 19-year-old underwent
a one-hour operation at 8 p.m. last night. The surgery was to repair
nerve damage in one finger of his left hand and his left wrist. Travis
is scheduled to be released from the hospital today and is expected to
make a full recovery.

"We're so relieved that Travis is going to be all right," said SoBe
Suzuki Team Manager Roger DeCoster. "Travis was already having a rough
season before this accident happened. Certainly, the prayers and good
wishes from everyone at Suzuki go out to Travis and his family." Newsletter
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