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Motorcyclist Fatalities, Injuries Decline In 2013

Crashed Motorcycle

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the number of motorcyclists killed in traffic crashes declined by 6.4 percent from 2012 to 2013, and the number injured dropped 5.4 percent, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. In 2013, 4,668 motorcyclist fatalities were reported, down 318 from the 4,986 in 2012. Similarly, 88,000 “occupants” were reported to […]

Caselli Foundation Established

Caselli Foundation Established

KTM Motorsports and FMF Racing, LLC have worked together with the Caselli family to set up a foundation to honor Kurt Caselli, who passed away in a tragic motorcycle accident on November 15, 2013. “My son, Kurt, loved to learn and he loved to race,” commented Kurt’s mother, Nancy Caselli. “He was inquisitive and investigative. […]

Kurt Caselli Memorial Ride Day

Kurt Caselli Memorial Ride Day

Kurt Caselli Memorial Ride Day December 6, 2013 – Glen Helen Raceway The Caselli family would like to invite all family, friends and fans of Kurt Caselli to honor Kurt’s life in a special Memorial Ride Day held at Glen Helen Raceway on December 6, 2013 from 10:00am to 3:00pm. It is with great sadness […]

Racer Kurt Caselli Dies After Crash

Racer Kurt Caselli Dies After Crash

The motorsports world suffered a major blow this weekend, as champion rider Kurt Caselli passed away due to injuries from a crash. The KTM rider was 30 years old. According to Motorcycle.com, Caselli crashed during the Baja 1000 race in Mexico Nov. 15. He sustained significant injuries and was rushed to a local hospital, where […]

Devastating News For All At TAS Racing

Yoshinari Matsushita

TAS Racing regrets to announce the untimely death of Japanese rider Yoshinari Matsushita following an incident at the Ballacrye section of the TT Circuit yesterday evening during un-timed practice at the Isle of Man TT. Having made his TT debut back in 2009, Yoshinari was an experienced competitor on the Isle of Man and was […]

X Games Cancels Best Trick Competitions

X Games Cancels Best Trick Competitions

ESPN, the organization behind the X Games, has announced that the Moto X Best Trick and Snowmobile Best Trick will no longer be a part of the annual event. This decision comes just a few weeks after freestyle snowmobiler Caleb Moore died after suffering numerous injuries during the competition, although the network claims the move was […]

Tragedy Strikes At The MacauGP

Tragedy Strikes At The MacauGP

Portuguese motorsports racer Luis Carreira died following a single-bike crash in the qualifying rounds of the Macau Grand Prix at the Guia Circuit in China.

Band To Release Single In Support Of Marco Simoncelli Foundation

Band To Release Single In Support Of Marco Simoncelli Foundation

The motorsports world was stunned last year by the death of MotoGP racer Marco Simoncelli after a crash on the track. Now, a Manchester-based band, The Rainband, plans to release a single in honor of the late rider that will support the charity set up in his name. The Rainband tells Crash.net they plan to […]

NASCAR Driver Organized Charity Ride To Honor Fallen Son

Former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty may be a demon behind the wheel, but he also loved strapping on a motorcycle helmet and hitting the open road on two wheels. Petty’s son Adam was also a NASCAR driver, but he passed away following an accident during a practice run for the Busch 200 NASCAR nationwide Series […]

Die-Hard Motorcycle Enthusiasts Can Ride In Style All The Way To Their Graves

Joerg Grossman, a German motorcycle enthusiast, decided that a traditional hearse would not cut the mustard for a biker funeral and designed a motorcycle-based funeral vehicle. The Associated Press reports that Grossman started with a Kawasaki and added a sidecar fit to carry a coffin. He now has a patent for his design and 10 […]