James Stewart Out For First Round of U.S. Open

Las Vegas (October 7, 2005) ¿ Team Kawasaki rider James Stewart will not be competing in the opening round of the U.S. Open in Las Vegas this evening. Stewart, who stated that he was ¿100 percent ready¿ during Thursday¿s press conference and webcast, began feeling nauseous by mid-morning today. Stewart was evaluated on site by the Asterisk Mobile Medical team and transported by ambulance to Spring Valley Hospital for further evaluation. Stewart¿s return to competition will be determined pending approval from his physician.