The flat track racing world was rocked this morning at the announcement by Ricky Howerton that the Crosley Radio/Howerton Motorsports team was pulling out of AMA Grand National competition. Bryan Smith rode the Crosley/Howerton Kawasaki to second-place in the AMA Grand National Championship this year and won the Expert Twins division of the series for the second year in a row.
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No mention of Shayna Texter who was also sponsored by Crosley Radio. I'm left wondering if Crosley Radio will continue to support AMA Pro Flat Track with another team.
Bummed to see Howerton Motosports leave. The bike was fast, beautiful and everything about the operation was very professional. Hope Bryan Smith finds a good seat for next year.