Helping injured riders and their families since 2009

Rookies of '79 is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that helps injured riders and their families.

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Make a donation to the general fund or a special racer fund and be entered to win an LS2 helmet of your choice - up to a $300 value

Join Dave Despain, iconic motor racing broadcaster, and Tom Seymour, founder of Saddlemen, in our efforts to help support injured racers and their families.

Back on Track


We can't thank you enough for helping us fulfill our mission to help our injured racers in their time of need. Please explore your options here: donate to our general fund, donate to a special fundraiser, purchase items, view our current auction items, or sign up for one of our special events!! 

We are an IRS approved 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, so donations are generally tax deductible*! Every dollar helps goes to fulfilling our mission of positively impacting flat track riders and their families that are struck by racing injuries.

*Individual tax situations vary. Please consult with your tax professional.

Special Fundraisers


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Thank you to our generous corporate sponsors and partners!

Our Mission

Our mission is to positively impact injured motorcycle racers and their families as quickly as possible when a racing accident occurs by providing financial assistance.