It was a cold and miserable day at the French Grand Prix, especially so for Americans Cameron Beaubier and Joe Roberts with the pair crashing out of different points of the Moto2 GP – one early and one in the waning stages of the race. Roberts, who started from the front row, went down first, the Italtrans Racing rider tumbling out of a battle for the lead in the early laps. The Californian wasn’t alone, though, as several of the top men found themselves in the gravel traps early on in the difficult conditions, including both Elf Marc VDS Racing Team riders Sam Lowes and Augusto Fernandez. Beaubier, who started 23rd on the grid, went on a charge, the five-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion working his way through the carnage and the pack to put himself at the sharp end of a battle for sixth place. But with just five laps to go, it all went horribly wrong for the American Racing rider as he lost the front and crashed. The race was won by class rookie Raul Fernandez, the Re

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  2. Gene Crouch Promoted to Chief Operating Officer of AMA Pro Racing

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 31, 2020) – AMA Pro Racing today announced the promotion of Gene Crouch to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) from his previous position of Chief Marketing Officer. As COO, Crouch will now coordinate the operational efforts of all departments at AMA Pro. “Gene has a proven track record of implementing innovative solutions to achieve our corporate goals,” said Michael Lock, Chief Executive Officer of AMA Pro Racing. “His demonstrated leadership abilities, his focus on executing on our corporate strategic vision and his strong relationship skills will be tremendous assets to me and AMA Pro in this new role. His efforts will be a key component as we implement new growth strategies for the sport of Pro Flat Track.” Crouch joined AMA Pro Racing when the company was founded in 2008, coming from sister-company GRAND-AM where he started his motorsports career in 2005. During American Flat Track’s period of rapid growth since 2017 under the leader

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