MotoGP Will Return To Jerez

MotoGP organizers Dorna have announced a new deal reached with Circuito de Jerez, which will ensure that the track is on the schedule for the upcoming 2012 season. Jerez’ status as a MotoGP track has been up in the air lately, as the locale has been strapped for cash in recent years. Extensive renovations have […]

South Carolina To Vote Soon On Motorcycle Helmet Laws For All Riders

Motorcycle helmet laws have been in the forefront of the legislative world across the nation as of late, and issues surrounding the legislation will soon come to a head in South Carolina. Currently, only riders under 21 are required to wear protective headgear while riding, but some legislators are pushing for a mandatory helmet law […]

New Hampshire Senator Condemns Federal Interference In Helmet Laws

Federal legislators are still debating the Motor Vehicle and Highway Safety Improvement Act of 2011, which could have big repercussions for motorcycle riders. While the issue of motorcycle helmet laws has been left up to the states in the past, several versions of the bill have included an amendment that would indirectly force states to […]

American Motorcyclist Association Supports Senator’s Stand On Helmets

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) praised U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) for standing up against a proposal that would have indirectly forced states to pass mandatory helmet laws. U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) was poised to introduce the proposal on Dec. 14 during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on S. 1449 — […]

New Book Will Honor Memory Of Marco Simoncelli

MotoGP had a tough year in 2011, as the up-and-coming young rider Marco Simoncelli was killed in a tragic accident during one of the races. Support for the rider has been pouring in from around the globe as his fans and colleagues remember the talented racer. Now, his team has put together a book that […]