Press Release from American Flat track Racing
Updated: April 11th at 7:53am
American Flat Track competitor dies
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 3, 2017) – AMA Pro Racing is deeply saddened by the tragic passing of American Flat Track competitor Jamison Minor (21) and extends heartfelt condolences to his family.
Minor, a New Hampshire native, was involved in a multi-bike accident on the first lap of the AFT Singles race during Saturday’s event in Charlotte. Emergency medical personnel were on scene and responded to the incident within seconds. Minor was airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC where he succumbed to his injuries on Sunday.
“Jamison exemplified the spirit of the sport and the entire American Flat Track community is in mourning today,” said Michael Lock, CEO of AMA Pro Racing. “He was impressive on and off the race track, with a positive, upbeat attitude that showed the markings of a future star. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this difficult time.”
Click HERE for stats on Jaimson’s racing career.
The AMA Pro Flat-Track Rookies Class of ’79 and Friends have put together a Fund Page on their website to help with expenses for end of life care. This is a Non-Profit 501 (c)3 and your donation is tax deductible. You may click HERE to make your donation or you can send a check payable to Class of 79 and Friends and mail it to 3989 Springer Lane, Springfield, IL 62711. Funds can also be sent via PayPal to Charlie@amaft79.c0m.
Please note on the check or PayPal that the funds are for Jamison Minor.