News & Multimedia

Yamaha Auctioning Edwards MotoGP Gear For Charity

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., is pleased to announce a unique opportunity to bid on a historic set of road racing leathers, boots, gloves, and helmet as worn by NGM Forward Racing star Colin Edwards during this, his final season in MotoGP. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Feed the Children, which is Yamaha Motor Corporation's official corporate charity.

“As most people know, this is Colin’s final year in MotoGP, and the upcoming Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix will be the ‘Texas Tornado’s’ final MotoGP race in the U.S. So, this set of racing gear is extra-special, and we’re grateful to Colin for donating it to benefit Feed the Children,” commented Bob Starr, General Manager of National Communications for Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. “Colin has continued to give back to both his fans and to Yamaha over his nearly 25 years of road racing, and we could not be more proud to have him as part of the Yamaha family.”

In addition to Colin’s racing gear, the winning bidder will receive a pair of weekend 3-day general admission passes, including paddock access, to the Red Bull Indianapolis GP, August 8-10 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, along with hotel accommodations for the entire race weekend (Friday and Saturday night).

See Colin Live On Stage Saturday Aug. 9

Colin will be live on the center stage at the Red Bull Indianapolis GP Saturday evening, August 9 from 5:30 to 6:00 PM CST, and he’ll have his T-shirt cannon primed and ready for the fans, and other riders will be there to bid him farewell so don’t miss it!

As an added bonus, the winning bidder of the auction will be invited up on stage Saturday evening where Colin will present his personally autographed racing gear to the lucky fan who wins the auction.

The auction is live on eBay beginning today and will continue through this Friday, August 1.

Place your bid for Colin Edwards' race worn gear

Show More Show Less
Now Viewing
Yamaha Auctioning Edwards MotoGP Gear For Charity
 
Yamaha Auctioning Edwards MotoGP Gear For Charity
Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., is pleased to announce a unique opportunity to bid on a historic set of road racing leathers, boots, gloves, and helmet as worn by NGM Forward Racing star Colin Edwards during this, his final season in MotoGP. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Feed the Children, which is Yamaha Motor Corporation's official corporate charity.
Read More
Related Media
Sky Lounge
 
Sky Lounge, Checkered Flag Club Offer Upscale Options for Red Bull Air Race Viewing
For the first time in more than a century, the racing action at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be in the skies rather than on the pavement for the Red Bull Air Race.
Read More
Ryan Hunter-Reay
 
Pruett's Preview: ABC Supply 500
Ryan Hunter-Reay didn’t want to celebrate his win at Pocono last year. And he wasn’t alone. Points and trophies were duly awarded after the checkered flag flew at the 2-mile superspeedway, but in light of the accident that would claim the life of his teammate Justin Wilson the following day, Pocono 2015 is more a reminder of what IndyCar lost than anything its finishers gained.
Read More
John Cooper
 
Remembering John Cooper
John Cooper, who died Wednesday at the age of 84, was a major player in the motorsports world, not just during his time from 1979-82 as the president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He was the kind of man who knew not only the big sponsor developments of the day, but why Joe Smith missed Saturday night’s feature at the local dirt track. Cooper was as much of a racing enthusiast as a mover-and-shaker.
Read More
Indiana College Preparatory School
 
IMS Sponsoring Two Students in Unique Work-Study Program
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is partnering with Indianapolis’ Providence Cristo Rey College Preparatory School in Indianapolis on its acclaimed program that introduces students to professional work environments.
Read More
Indy 500 Snake Pit
 
Recap Video Brings Indy 500 Snake Pit Experience to Life
The Indy 500 Snake Pit presented by Coors Light was the place to be this Memorial Day Weekend and the 2016 recap video shows exactly why. Click here for an up-close-and-personal look at this massive Race Day phenomenon that sold out for the very first time this year.
Read More
Items 1 - 5 of 2,302
Reserve one of our hospitality suites for your next event!
To start planning your event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway please fill out our Information Request Form or contact Laura Wyamn at (317) 492-8557 or email at lwyman@brickyard.com.
Latest Tweets
RT @jdouglas4: The basement gym & offices @IMS usually have another use! Right now it is shelter/weather station! Stay safe team! https://t…
about 1 hour ago