Last night, after five seasons with the team, three-time AMA Motocross Champion Marty Smith announced his resignation from Slaton Racing where he served as team manager, saying he felt the decision was in his best interest professionally.
Today, Slaton Racing has named Paul Marciano Jr. as its new team manager. Marciano Jr, will work directly out of the team shop in southern California and currently works with Neo Cameras.
The team also thanked Marty Smith for his five years of service in the press release, which you can read in full below.
(September 9, 2015) - Slaton Racing is pleased to announce that the team has hired Paul Marciano Jr. as its new team manager. Paul, a motorsports industry veteran, brings with him a broad background in both two-wheel and four-wheel race team management and marketing.
Most recently, Marciano has done and continues to work with Neo Cameras. His industry experience and knowledge will assist in the overall growth of Slaton Racing and more specifically with the riders, as well as research and development. Paul will work directly out of the team shop in Southern California.
Marciano couldn’t be more excited for the gate to drop this January, “I'm excited for the opportunity and I feel that with the personnel and structure we have in place, we will be a team to beat in 2016…”
The team would also like to thank former team manager Marty Smith for his five years of service. Not only did Marty do a great job for the team, he was a great friend to everyone around him. The entire Slaton Racing staff wishes him nothing but the best in his future endeavors.
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