AMA Names AMA Pro Racing Interim Management Team

January 31, 2006 9:28am

PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has announced that a three-person team has been named to manage the day-to-day operations of AMA Pro Racing on an interim basis.

The management team, which will report to AMA Chief Executive Officer Patricia DiPietro, is AMA Pro Racing Vice President and Director of Communications Kerry Graeber, AMA Pro Racing Director of Finance and Administration Michele Rossi, and AMA Pro Racing Motocross and Supercross Series Manager Steve Whitelock.

"Kerry, Michele, and Steve have the perfect combination of skills and
experience in management, administration, and race operations to keep AMA Pro Racing at the forefront of American motorcycle sport," said DiPietro. "Fans, competitors, and our industry partners all can be
confident, as I am, in their leadership of AMA Pro Racing."

The appointment of Graeber, Rossi, and Whitelock follows the departure of AMA Pro Racing CEO Scott Hollingsworth on January 24, 2006.

All other AMA Pro Racing management and staff will continue in their
current roles, with AMA Pro Racing senior staff reporting to AMA CEO