American Motorcyclist Association statement on passing of Dane Westby

PICKERINGTON, OH – March 24, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  The American Motorcyclist Association issued the following statement regarding the loss of AMA member, professional road racer and Tulsa, Okla., resident Dane Westby, 28, who passed away March 23:

“On behalf of the employees, board of directors and members of the American Motorcyclist Association, I express our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Dane Westby,” said AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman. “One of the sport’s rising talents, Dane was skilled, well-liked and a true star of both track and paddock. He will be greatly missed.”

About the American Motorcyclist Association

Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders’ interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit