Riders and MotoGP offer a "Day of Stars"

Chicago, IL - Riders for Health, the official charity of MotoGP, joins with Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California to offer its annual 'Day of Stars' to 60 motorcycle racing fans.

Hosted by Riders co-founder and MotoGP legend, Randy Mamola, the 'Day of Stars' will offer an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at MotoGP racing. This all day event takes place on Thursday, July 22, beginning at 8am at the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway.

'Day of Stars' will include a VIP three-day motorcycle or car parking pass for the Grand Prix, a half-day motorcycle tour of Carmel Valley's wine country and a catered lunch with motorcycle legends, Randy Mamola, Wayne Rainey, Don Emde and others. The highlight of the event, is an afternoon meet and greet with past and present MotoGP stars. Lucky fans who attend 'Day of Stars' will also receive an exclusive tour of the MotoGP pit lane and paddock and three parade laps around the circuit, including the Corkscrew.

At 4pm, the public is invited to participate in a live auction of autographed MotoGP memorabilia, VIP hospitality suite tickets to the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix and unique MotoGP items. The auction will occur at the Turn Four of the Mazda Raceway and is free to the public.

Limited tickets are available by calling 312-373-1447 or go to Mazda Raceway's website at www.mazdaraceway.com. A ticket to 'Day of Stars' is $500 per person, of which $375 is a tax deductible donation to Riders for Health II, the U.S. 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organization supporting the UK based Riders for Health. For more information on this event, go to www.dayofstars.org.

The proceeds from this event will help fund Riders for Health's efforts to provide transporation for health care workers in Africa. To learn more about Riders for Health, visit our website at www.riders.org.

Riders for Health is an international non-profit born out of the world of motorcycle racing. Its mission is to ensure that health workers in Africa have uninterrupted access to reliable transportation. They have put in place reliable preventive maintenance systems for two- and four-wheeled vehicles used in health care delivery, enabling health workers to reach 11 million people in rural Africa on a regular basis. Riders for Health is the official charity of MotoGP and motorcycle sport's ruling body, the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM).