AMA FIM Supermoto Appoints Mike Kidd as VP

UPDATE Oct. 24: The AMA has issued a press release contesting many of the claims made in this Mike Kidd Agency PR post. Read more at AMA Refutes Kidd’s Supermoto PR Claims.
Joe Bromley AMA Jay Kliger Marco Pedde Mike Kidd Joe Bromley (AMA), Jay Kliger, Marco Pedde, Mike Kidd

FIM North American Supermoto Championship (FIMNASMC) announced today Mike Kidd has been named as Vice President, General Manager. Mike comes with a wealth of experience within the motorcycle industry as a former AMA Grand National Champion, AMA Hall of Fame Inductee, creator AMA National Arenacross Series, along with event and series race production, television broadcast, sponsorship, extensive marketing, advertising, and public relations experience.

“We are honored to have Mike join our group and feel his industry and promotional experience will be key to the continued development of FIMNASMC,” said Marco Pedde, Co-Founder. “It is clear Mike understands racing is an entertainment business and is the missing link we have been looking for.”

“I became hooked on this sport back when I raced Gavin Tripp’;s ABC Superbikers in Carlsbad back around 1980. Supermoto racing is unique in that riders from motocross, flat track and road race can be competitive.” said Mike Kidd. “After going to one of the races in Delaware this past summer I noticed the racing appealed to a wide audience and is certainly a made for TV product, so I knew Supermoto was something I would enjoy.”

Jay Kliger, Co-Founder added, “With Mike joining our partnership there is nothing holding us back from achieving our goals for Supermoto.”

FIM North American Supermoto Championship which will be sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), Canadian Motorcycle Association (CMA) and FIM North America, the international body for motorcycle sport.

Negotiations are underway with several racing facilities to provide a quality 6-8 racing series in the USA and Canada.

Discussions are also taking place with the AMA and CMA to continue development of rules and classes.

About AMA FIM North America Supermoto
AMA FIM sanctioned North America Supermoto racing is the premier Supermoto racing series in North America that takes place on both asphalt with a mix of dirt held at existing race tracks or urban city street obstacles creating a fast paced action form of motorcycle racing. Track walks, rider autograph sessions, vendor areas, fan parties, music and other entertainment is offered at selected venues providing fans plenty to see and do. For more information, visit AMA FIM Supermoto.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *