Monster Energy/Graves/Yamaha rider Josh Hayes will be sporting a new look this upcoming racing season. The three-time AMA Pro Racing SuperBike Champion will be protected by RS Taichi racing leathers and gloves while aboard his Yamaha YZF-R1 SuperBike. After a long-standing relationship with Teknic, his previous protective gear provider who ceased operation last year, Josh […]
Yamaha, Honda Donate to Thailand Flood Relief Efforts
Honda and Yamaha announced relief aid for the people of Thailand affected by severe flooding that has swamped large parts of the country since late July.
Yamaha and its Thai subsidiaries are donating a relief package worth about 30 million yen (US$390,000) including 3,000 life jackets. Yamaha is evaluating what items to provide including outboard motors.
Honda and its subsidiaries in Thailand are contributing about 280 million yen (US$3.7 million) in aid. Honda is also donating 200 GX160 boat engines, as well as other items including pumps, high-pressure water sprayers and generators.
[Source: Honda, Yamaha]