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Bill Cumbow


Phone: (614) 856-1900, ext. 1214
Email: bcumbow@ama-cycle.org

Bill Cumbow is the AMA Director of Racing and has direct responsibility for the day-to-day operations of AMA-sanctioned racing functions. Bill has been involved in motorcycling for more than 50 years. His previous racing experience has been in off-road, Supermoto and flat track disciplines, in which he held a novice license in the 1960s.

From 2000 to 2005, Bill was part of the technical staff for AMA Pro Racing, working in both AMA Pro Road Racing and AMA Pro Supermoto. He has been a full-time AMA employee since 2005, initially as AMA Pro Racing technical manager and later as Supermoto manager, AMA deputy director of racing, and AMA director of organizer and racing member services.

Bill also is an officer of FIM North America and has been a Bureau Member of the FIM Road Racing Commission since 2010.

Bill has been a member of the AMA-chartered Enduro Riders Association since the mid-1980s and is a past officer of the club.

Ken Saillant


Phone: (614) 856-1900, ext. 1260
Email: ksaillant@ama-cycle.org

Ken became interested in motorcycle racing at an early age, traveling around the Midwest with his older brother Bill attending flat-track events. In 1992, Ken and his wife established Fast Track Racing and started promoting Flat Track events. In 1993, FTR was the first AMA-sanctioned organizer to run an amateur event on the Indianapolis Mile. For the next decade, FTR promoted and organized a number of high-profile events, including the 1997 AMA Amateur National Flat Track Championship and several televised AMA-sanctioned asphalt flat-track events at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. In 2005, Ken joined the AMA staff as the flat track manager, overseeing the AMA Grand National Championship from 2007 to 2008.

Today, Ken is involved in many of the AMA's racing disciplines, including speedway, flat track, road racing, speed trials, hillclimb, supermoto and ATV Extreme Dirt Track.

As a competitor, Ken has participated in events such as the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the Astro Cup, the Indy Mile, the Springfield Mile, the Du Quoin Mile and many local Speedway events. While Ken's AMA duties keep him busy most weekends, occasionally you can find him aboard his brother’s vintage 750 Yamaha, enjoying some friendly competition with his racing buddies.