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May 25, 2019

King Kenny Roberts' 8th Annual Welcome Home Heroes Benefit To Include Auction Of Customized Yamaha YZF-R3

The customized Yamaha YZF-R3 that will be auctioned off during the 8th Annual Welcome Home Heroes Benefit.

Kenny Roberts Customized Yamaha YZF-R3 to Be Auctioned at Eighth Annual Welcome Home Heroes Benefit Event

Modesto, CA – Kenny Roberts is pleased to announce a KR-customized Yamaha YZF-R3 that he and his crew have built for the eighth annual Welcome Home Heroes Benefit Auction.

The Auction takes place this Saturday night, May 25, from 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.

Tickets for this special event dinner are $30.00 per person and available by phoning 209-605-4313. To attend, 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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