"Mike Brown is an accomplished rider and everyone appreciates the commitment he made to supporting the team," said Whitelock. "Ultimately, however, we have to send the team that has the greatest chance of success and that is what drove us to make this difficult decision."About AMA Pro RacingAMA Pro Racing is the leading sanctioning body for motorcycle sport in the United States. Its properties include the THQ AMA Supercross Series, the AMA Motocross Championship, the AMA Superbike Championship, the AMA Ford Quality Checked Flat Track Championship and the AMA Supermoto Championship. For more information about AMA Pro Racing, visit www.amaproracing.com.