Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar News Stage 2

Yamaha Dakar Stage 2

The second day of the 2014 Dakar Rally proved to be a challenging one for Yamaha’s Dakar riders in Argentina as they tackled Stage 2, San Luis to San Rafael. The day’s riding included some of the fastest sections of the rally and the competitors first taste of sand dunes. Yamaha Factory Racing rider Cyril […]

Yamaha Factory Racing News: 2014 Dakar Rally Stage 1

Yamaha Dakar stage 1

Cyril Despres Takes Third in Argentina as Dakar 2014 Begins The long winter wait is finally over as the 2014 Dakar Rally got underway today in South America. Defending champion Cyril Despres took third place on the first special stage of the rally, coming in 1 min 40 secs behind the lead on his first […]

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 […]