Roger Hayden Indy Moto2 Leathers Auctioned for Charity
The racing suit features Kevin Schwantz’s retired number, 34, as well as the PBTF’s Ride for Kids logo. The winning bidder was Darcey Shaw, a Honda dealer and a regular Schwantz School participant from Regina, Saskatchewan. The auction was limited to American bidders, so a friend in the United States bid on Shaw’s behalf.
“Although the leathers may never fit me, the money is going to an incredible cause to help kids with brain tumors,” Shaw said. “Helping the kids, and getting a special keepsake from another great experience at the Schwantz School is something you can't put a price on and feels very rewarding!”
Hayden and Schwantz were part of American Honda’s wildcard Moto2 entry to showcase the Moriwaki MD600. The Honda Riders Club of America is the presenting sponsor of the Ride for Kids program, and the Moto2 team was another example of Honda’s efforts to raise worldwide awareness about childhood brain tumors. It was Alpinestars that donated the custom-made suit for the race and auction.
“The Honda Moto2 promotion was an incredible opportunity for us to reach a global audience with our message, and another example of Honda’s continuous effort to support the Ride for Kids program,” said Kyle Clack, Ride for Kids National Director. “Thank you to everyone involved in this project for their generous support of our mission to cure childhood brain tumors.”