Kenny Roberts Customized Yamaha YZF-R3 to Be Auctioned

Kenny Roberts R3 Welcome Home Heroes

Motorcycle racing legend Kenny Roberts has announced that a KR-customized Yamaha YZF-R3 that he and his crew built will be auctioned at the eighth annual Welcome Home Heroes Benefit Auction.

The Auction takes place this Saturday night, May 25, at the Commemorative Air Force, Hanger I-S, 700 Tioga Drive in Modesto, California.

Along with the one-of-a kind KR-customized Yamaha YZF-R3 up for bid, the auction will also include Team Roberts memorabilia, signed racing-related items, bronze statues, paintings and other motorsports merchandise.

Sponsors for this year’s event are Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., Dunlop Motorcycle Tires, Saddlemen Motorcycle Seats and Components, Cycle Gear, Motion Pro, PJ1 Brands, and Vreeke & Associates.

For more information, call Michael Utt at (209) 765-9317 or send an email to

About Welcome Home Heroes

Welcome Home Heroes is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation organized to provide assistance to local Central California veterans of the U.S. military in their transition from active duty to private life. Last year, the True American Heroes Dinner and Cpl. Michael D. Anderson, Jr. Memorial Ride raised more than $130,000. For more information, visit or


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