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Yamalube/Westby Racing’s Dane Westby

Inducted Into CMRA Hall of Fame

Fort Worth, TX - December 5, 2015 – On Saturday, during the Central Motorcycle Roadracing 

Association (CMRA) Annual Awards Banquet, legendary and beloved motorcycle roadracer and 

CMRA member Dane Westby of Tulsa, OK, was posthumously inducted in the CMRA’s Hall of 


It was a poignant and emotional celebration for all in attendance, and especially for Dane’s 

father Tryg, who is the team owner of Yamalube/Westby Racing; Dane’s sister Scarlett; close 

friend and Yamalube/Westby Racing crew chief Chuck Giacchetto; Dane’s girlfriend and fellow 

motorcycle roadracer Patricia Fernandez; and other Westby Racing representatives and friends.

Chuck Giacchetto spoke on behalf of Dane at the induction ceremony.

Dane was a very successful racer in the CMRA, having won multiple sprint and endurance 

races, as well as season championships and records for fastest laps at CMRA-sanctioned 


A highly skilled rider and topnotch athlete with a near-constant smile and unwavering optimism, 

Dane was killed in a streetbike accident in his hometown of Tulsa this past March. He was 28 

years old.

On Saturday, December 5, Dane Westby was inducted into the Central Motorcycle Roadracing Association (CMRA) Hall of Fame. This photo was taken on Sunday, May 20, 2007, at Hallett Motor Racing Circuit in Oklahoma, during Round Four of the 2007 CMRA season. Dane won a total of five CMRA sprint races that day, including a victory in Super Stock A, a race in which he broke the Hallett track record with a lap of 1:16.326.

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