Riders for Health launches two Fiat Yamaha rider auctions

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Riders for Health is giving people the chance to get their hands on two pieces of racing history by auctioning a signed Valentino Rossi t-shirt and Jorge Lorenzo’s Dainese jacket and online.

Valentino Rossi may have missed MotoGP’s successful return to Silverstone for the British grand prix, but his Fiat Yamaha team made sure he was not forgotten by displaying a special t-shirt next to his bike in the pitlane. The shirt was seen on TV screens around the world and now this is your chance pick up a piece of Valentino Rossi history.   

This completely one-off yellow t-shirt features a cartoon of the world champion lying in bed with his leg in plaster, above the words ‘Torno subito’ or ‘I’ll be back soon!’. The shirt has even been signed by Valentino Rossi himself.

Riders for Health is also auctioning a Dainese jacket worn and signed by Lorenzo during his visit to the Isle of Man TT.

To bid on either of these amazing items visit http://www.riders.org/auction.aspx?acid=5

Both auctions close at 21.00 (GMT+2) on Thursday 8th July 2010.

All the money raised from the auction of these amazing items will support the work of Riders for Health in Africa.

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Andy Downes

By Andy Downes

Former MCN Senior Reporter