Kevin Atherton Update

Paul Carruthers | August 24, 2006
The following is from Kevin Atherton’s publicist..

News from the Kevin Atherton family is that Grand National #23 is still on the long road to recovery.He is making some progress forward and continues to recover from the serious head injury sustained in the Daytona Shorttrack, back in March. Plans for a future return to Grand National Championship racing are still uncertain at this time.

The Atherton family would like to send out there sincere appreciation to all the friends, sponsors and fans for there support and prayers the past 5 months. We will continue to update you with Kevin’s future plans when he fully recovers and decides what direction he will take. Please send any correspondence to and I will see that Kevin and his family receive them.

Paul Carruthers | Editor

Paul Carruthers took over as the editor of Cycle News in 1993 after serving as associate editor since starting his career at the publication in 1985. Carruthers has covered every facet of the sport in his near-28-year tenure at America's Daily Motorcycle News Source.