Yamaha to Auction MotoGP Star Colin Edwards' Gear for Charity

Motorcycle.com Staff
by Motorcycle.com Staff
Here's your chance to find out what it's like inside the gear of a MotoGP rider! A Yamaha-sponsored auction is currently underway on eBay, with the winner getting head-to-toe riding gear worn by the Texas Tornado, Colin Edwards, at this July's U.S. Grand Prix. Bottle of Febreeze not included.

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Cypress, CA – June5, 2007 - Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S. is pleased to announce an incredibleopportunity to bid for a full set of racing gear from Team Yamaha FactoryMotoGP star Colin Edwards. Thegear will be presented, in person, by Colin at the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix atMazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Allmonies raised will benefit Feed the Children, Yamaha Motor Corporation’s charity.

The Colin Edwardspackage will include a fullset of gear worn by the American during the weekend, including his Spidileathers, Arai Helmet, Sidi boots and gloves.

The winning bidder will also receive a pair ofweekend three-day general admission passes to the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix,July 20-22 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, and hotel room for Thursday, July 19through Sunday, July 22.

The winning bidders will also be invited on stage onSaturday evening during scheduled concert ceremonies to receive theirpersonally autographed gear directly from the Texas Tornado himself, ColinEdwards.

“This is a once in a lifetime chance for a race fanto get an actual set of riding gear from one of America’s favorite MotoGPstars” said Bob Starr, National Communications Manager, “and the fact that themonies go to such a worthy cause is just icing on the cake.”

The auction will be conducted on eBay starting June5 and continuing until June 14.

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ColinEdwards package link…

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=019&sspagename=STRK%3AMESE%3AIT&viewitem=&item=290123390621&rd=1&rd=1

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