Cypress, CA.- June 2007 - Yamaha is proud to announce that its prestigious “Weekend of Champions” event will return to Monterey, California once again for this year’s Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on July 20-22nd.
Racing fans will be treated to autograph sessions with past Yamaha racing champions from both road racing and motocross disciplines. Scheduled to attend this year’s event are Wayne Rainey, Pierre Karsmakers, Eddie Lawson, Giacomo Agostini, Mike Bell, Steve Baker, Broc Glover, Rich Oliver, Ricky Burgett, Randy Mamola, Damon Bradshaw, Thomas Stevens, Jeff Emig, Scott Russell, Gary Jones, Kel Carruthers, Jamie James, Don Emde and Doug Henry. The autograph sessions will be part of the many activities planned at various times on Friday through Sunday for the Yamaha Marketplace area.
“Each of these men have been such an integral part of our success,” said Kim Knupp, National Events Manager, “and we’re truly honored to have them as part of our Yamaha family and a treat for the fans at this prestigious event.”