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2004 CR Gittere GSX-R1000 Photo Gallery

Photos of the 2004 Geico Suzuki GSX-R1000 2004 Geico Suzuki GSX-R1000.

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Lee's Performance GSX-R 1000.
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Some select action shots from the 2004 season.
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Some select action shots from the 2004 season.
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Lee's Performance got an impressive 183.52 HP and 87.37 lb.ft. of torque out of Critter's GSX-R motor.
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Some select action shots from the 2004 season.
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CR started racing a Honda CBR600 in 2000 before moving onto a Suzuki GSX-R750 for the '01 South East regional championship.
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Some select action shots from the 2004 season.
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Thirty year-old CR Gittere hails from Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Some select action shots from the 2004 season.
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Here's Critter going a lap down to the fastest man in the U.S.
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CR Gittere poses with his Lee's Performance Suzuki GSX-R1000.
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The brakes have all been upgraded with Vesrah equipment, and the stock calipers now push SRJL race pads onto the Vesrah rotors.
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This is the 183HP Suzuki GSX-R1000 built by Lee's Performance.
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Early morning fog had Neale a little apprehensive prior to hitting the track on the 180hp race bike.
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As a privateer, CR is accustomed to tuning the bike and making all necessary adjustments on his own.
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Gittere can't belive Bayly shredded the rear tire but what is really impressive is that he did it with zero air in the tire - Neale's the man!
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The Marchesini wheels are easily overlooked by the casual observer - but the lack of mass is always good for a few extra horsepower.
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Bayly (white gear) waits on the grid along with Critter prior to heading out onto the V.I.R. circuit.
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The modified engine immediately revs up sharper and with a more guttural roar through the intake and exhaust system than any stock GSX-R1000.
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The lush green backdrop of V.I.R. is often overlooked by racers and spectators alike. This place is as well maintained as any golf course.