Yamaha auctions historic leathers to benefit Oklahoma tornado victims

Publish Date: 
Jun 4, 2013

CYPRESS, Calif. - Yamaha is now asking people to bid on a historic set of road racing leathers as worn by MotoGP star Cal Crutchlow. Proceeds from the eBay auction will benefit the Feed the Children Oklahoma Relief Fund.

“Monster Energy/Tech 3 Yamaha’s Cal Crutchlow is a fan favorite here in the U.S., as well as around the world, and we’re so pleased that he has graciously donated his authentic Spidi custom-made leathers to help provide relief to victims of the terrible devastation that resulted from the tornadoes in Oklahoma,” said Bob Starr, general manager of national communications for Yamaha Motor Corp.

In addition to Crutchlow’s leathers, the winning bidder will receive a pair of weekend three-day general admission passes, including paddock access, to the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix, July 19-21, at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, along with hotel accommodations in the Monterey area for the entire race weekend (Friday and Saturday night).

And, as an added bonus, the winning bidder will be invited up on stage Saturday evening during the scheduled concert ceremonies. At this time Crutchlow will present the personally autographed leathers to the winner.

The auction is live on eBay beginning today and will continue through June 11. To place your bid, click on the link in the opening paragraph.

Feed the Children is Yamaha Motor Corp.’s official corporate charity.

Posted by Arlo Redwine. Photo courtesy Yamaha