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Mar 6, 2001

AMA Pro Racing Hires Full-Time Safety Director

AMA Pro Racing has hired Dan Lance to oversee safety at all professional venues. Lance, who worked part time last season handling the AMA's Pro Marshalls training program, had resigned and taken a job with Motion Pro because he wasn't being paid enough money to even cover his expenses going to races. <BR><BR>But now the AMA Pro Racing Board of Directors has approved the budget needed to hire Lance. His official title will be Safety and Logistics Officer. <BR><BR>In a related move the AMA Pro Racing Board of Directors is expected this week to approve a proposal to buy 30 sections of Air Fence inflatable air barriers to be used at AMA Pro Racing events. Each Air Fence unit is approximately 27 feet long and is specifically designed for motorcycle racing use. <BR>