AMA Pro Racing Properties Sold!

Discussion in 'General Moto & Off-Topic Discussions' started by Chili, Mar 7, 2008.

  1. Chili

    Chili Lifetime Sponsor - Photog Moderator

    Apr 9, 2002
    Likes Received:
    Trophy Points:
    March 7, 2008

    Contact: Pete terHorst
    Telephone: (877) 877-8969
    E-mail: peter.terhorst@sympoint.comThis e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

    AMA selects Daytona Motorsports Group to manage professional racing series
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.--The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) announced today that the Association has entered into an agreement in principle to sell the sanctioning, promotional and management rights for its AMA Pro Racing properties to the Daytona Motorsports Group (DMG), based in Daytona Beach, Florida.

    Led by Roger Edmondson, the founder of the CCS motorcycle racing series and currently the President of the Grand American Road Race Series LLC, and Jim France, Vice Chairman/Executive Vice President of NASCAR, DMG will assume responsibility for the AMA Superbike Series, the AMA Motocross Series, the AMA Flat Track Series, the AMA Supermoto Series, the AMA Hillclimb Series and ATV Pro Racing. The agreement in principle does not include the AMA Supercross and AMA Arenacross Series, the rights to which are held by Live Nation. Daytona Motorsports Group will license the use of the AMA name and trademarks to promote their motorcycle racing activities.

    "For as long as I can remember, the AMA name has been synonymous with professional motorcycle racing in America," said France. Added Edmondson, "Our goal is to guide the sport into the mainstream of American culture and showcase the extraordinary abilities of the competitors and their teams."

    "We are honored to be working with the Daytona Motorsports Group," said AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman. "This group of individuals has supported the AMA and motorcycle racing for decades. There isn't a better-resourced or more qualified entity in which to entrust the future of AMA Pro Racing."

    The agreement between the AMA and DMG came as a result of an RFP (request for proposal) process undertaken by the AMA in September, 2007 to seek promotional partners for its professional racing series. The AMA will continue sanctioning amateur motorcycle racing and club activities.

    "Today is a great day for professional motorcycle racing and for the AMA," Dingman said. "By placing AMA Pro Racing in the hands of people with a proven record of excellence in motor sports organization and promotion in a fashion similar to our successful partnership with Live Nation, the AMA will be able to focus its resources on its core mission to be a member advocacy organization."

    The American Motorcyclist Association: rights. riding. racing.
    Founded in 1924, the AMA is a non-profit organization with 290,000 members. The Association's purpose is to protect and promote the interests of motorcyclists, while serving the needs of its members. For more information, visit the AMA website at
  2. wardy

    wardy 2005 Lori Nyland Award Winner

    Nov 12, 1999
    Likes Received:
    Trophy Points:
    Let's hope this deal works out better with edmundson then the last one.
Similar Threads: Racing Properties
Forum Title Date
General Moto & Off-Topic Discussions Rch Factory Racing Re-signs Broc Tickle Dec 17, 2014
General Moto & Off-Topic Discussions Exotics Racing Ultimate Driving Experience For Ontario Endurocross Winners Nov 19, 2014
General Moto & Off-Topic Discussions Team Rockstar Husqvarna Signs With Fly Racing Nov 13, 2014
General Moto & Off-Topic Discussions Fly Racing Signs Rockstar Energy Racing Husqvarna Team Nov 13, 2014
General Moto & Off-Topic Discussions Pc Racing Carb Vent System/re-routing Carby Breather Hoses Using T Pieces? Nov 12, 2014

Share This Page