Merrill Vanderslice Resigns From AMA Pro Racing. Staff
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PICKERINGTON, Ohio (February 28, 2006) – AMA Pro Racing confirmed todaythat Merrill Vanderslice has resigned from his position of VicePresident, Director of Competition. Vanderslice will continue in hisrole through the end of March.

Vanderslice joined the professional racing department of the AmericanMotorcyclist Association (AMA) as Assistant Special Projects Manager inAugust of 1990.

Prior to joining AMA, Vanderslice worked as a technician on former WorldChampion Kenny Roberts’ racing team, serving as tuner for AMA 250 GrandPrix Champions Randy Mamola and John Kocinski.p>Vanderslice was named Technical Manager in 1991, and was an electedmember of the Technical Commission of the Federation Internationale deMotocyclisme (FIM) through 1998.

Vanderslice was named Acting Director of AMA Pro Racing in 1994, and waspromoted to the position of AMA Director of Professional Competition inSeptember of 1994.

In accepting his resignation, AMA CEO Patti DiPietro acknowledgedVanderslice’s years of service. “We thank Merrill for his manycontributions to the growth of the AMA over the years and wish him thebest as he embarks on a new stage of his career,” said DiPietro.

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