Motorcycle Racing News Dakar/FIM Cross Country Rallies Kurt Caselli Foundation Launches Official Website

Kurt Caselli Foundation Launches Official Website

Kurt Caselli Foundation Launches Official WebsiteKurt Caselli Foundation

Following the untimely death of Kurt Caselli at the Baja 1000 on Nov. 15, 2013, the Caselli family and those close to the long-time KTM pilot wasted no time trying to protect others from the same fate.

Through various efforts from these folks, the Kurt Caselli Foundation was launched – an organzation that has one major mission – to protect and support the lives of off-road motorcycle riders. And on Thursday, the foundation launched its official website at kurtcaselli.com.

In addition to launching the website, the KCF also reports that it will provide to pre-sweep trucks at this weekend’s SCORE San Felipe 250 event. The trucks will pre-sweep through highly populated spectator areas prior to the race to help clear any inherent danger.

Following is additional information on the Kurt Caselli Foundation:

Kurt Caselli Foundation Three-Part Mission

The Kurt Caselli Foundation says it can minimize danger through its three-part mission:

1. Before racing, the foundation is committed to encouraging, developing, and standardizing safety precautions that will help minimize risk outside of the rider’s control.

2. During racing, the foundation is committed to developing, establishing, and encouraging the use of safety equipment and policies to increase safety of the riders.

3. After racing, the foundation is committed to providing a safety net that allows and encourages former racers to further their education and reach career goals for themselves and their families.

Kurt Caselli Foundation Board Members

The Kurt Caselli Foundation has also announced its Board of Directors and Board Advisory roles:

Directors – Sarah White, Nancy Caselli, Carolyn Caselli, Jon-Erik Burleson and Donny Emler Jr.

Advisory –  Antti Kallonen, Christy LaCurelle, Dr. Christopher Alexander, and Quinn Cody

Kurt Caselli Foundation General / Donation Info

With the help of the general public and its generous donations The Kurt Caselli Foundation has been able to raise $60,000 to be earmarked for upcoming safety measures inside off-road racing events. 100% of all donations go to The Kurt Caselli Foundation.

If you would like to donate, please visit kurtcaselli.com or send a check to:

The Kurt Caselli Foundation

PO Box 6676

Lancaster, CA 93534-5202

Please follow @KC66Foundation on Twitter and Instagram for updates on how you can support the foundation toward making a positive difference in the off-road racing community.

2020 Ducati Custom Rumble Winner Crowned: Scrambler 1100 FT

The third Ducati Custom Rumble competition between builders of custom Ducati Scramblers has a winner—Marco Graziani of CC Racing Garage. Entered in the Bully...

Ducati Team Signs Jack Miller for MotoGP in 2021

Before a MotoGP race has been run in 2020, the Ducati Team has signed Jack Miller for its 2021 MotoGP factory squad. Miller, 25,...

Lieback’s Lounge: Rookie Mistakes & Homemade Gaskets

There was a vague smell of gas, but I thought nothing of it. That changed quickly about 50 miles into a 200-mile ride after fueling...

Emula Concept First Look: With 2electron McFly Technology

One of the prime complaints many motorcyclists have about electric motorcycles is that they don’t deliver the visceral experience that comes from an internal...

2020 Yamaha Power Assist Bicycles Review: Two Electric Choices

While not a motorcycle, as we interpret it, a pedal-assisted electric bicycle just might be a gateway product to owning a motorcycle. With that...

Editor’s Choice: Al Phillips Collection at Mecum Indy 2020 Auction

Noted motorcycle collector Al Phillips will be selling 25 motorcycles from his collection at the Mecum Indy 2020 auction at the Indiana State Fairgrounds....