Roger Edmondson leaving AMA Pro Racing

Health problems lead to his departure

By Staff, Dec. 31, 2009
Roger Edmondson is leaving his position as chairman, managing member and chief executive officer of AMA Pro Racing effective January 1, 2010.
A pioneer in motorcycle racing and one of the original managing members of the AMA Pro Racing organization, Edmondson is leaving to deal with some unforeseen health issues that necessitate his full attention.
"Roger's health is first and foremost in our minds," says David Atlas, chief operating officer, AMA Pro Racing. "Roger's significant, multi-decade contribution to motorcycle racing is well known but nothing is more important than his health."

Roger Edmondson, right, with AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman.

Edmondson will available to consult with the management of AMA Pro Racing but his official duties will be reallocated among the other current managing members, David Atlas, Tom Bledsoe and Chris Harris.
Edmondson’s departure comes just a month after Atlas took over operational control of AMA Pro Racing, a post previously held by Edmondson.

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