Steve Morehead Joins AMA Pro Flat Track as Operations Manager

AMA Pro Racing

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (February 5, 2010) - AMA Pro Racing announced today the hiring of Steve Morehead as AMA Pro Flat Track Operations Manager.

During a successful racing career, Morehead was known as the "Findlay Flyer," and was one of the leading AMA Pro Grand National Championship racers from the mid-1970s through the 1990s. In all, Morehead won a total of 23 AMA Nationals during his 26-year professional racing career. He finished ranked in the top-10 17 times. Morehead was a fan favorite and was one of the oldest riders on the AMA Pro circuit when he retired.

At the beginning of the 2000 season, Morehead accepted a position as Professional Flat Track Operations Manager for the American Motorcycle Association. Morehead's expertise on and off the race track has helped bring dirt-track racing to an even higher level. During the 2009 season, Morehead worked part time as the AMA Pro Racing Flat Track referee.

"Steve's full-time employment and his 35 years of flat track experience will be a huge asset in the continued growth and development of AMA Pro Flat Track," said Mike Kidd, AMA Pro Racing Director of Flat Track.

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