The one-off GYTR-equipped Yamaha YZF-R1 ridden by “King” Kenny Roberts at this year’s U.S. Grand Prix at Laguna Seca was auctioned for $87,000. Roberts and late night television star Jay Leno were the special guest auctioneers for the R1 at Mecum’s Motorcycle Auction in Monterey, Calif. The final bid came from Milton Verret for $87,000. […]
Help Crowdfund Official WSBK Mobile Game – Get an Aprilia RSV4
Video game developer Digital Tales is seeking backers to crowdfund an officially-licensed World Superbike Championship mobile game. Like most crowdfunding projects, Digital Tales is offering a number of incentives based on how much a donor pledges. For the SBK14 Mobile game, the top tier pledge nets the donor a package of prizes including special edition Aprilia RSV4 SBK personally delivered by Marco Melandri at the Laguna Seca Superbike round.
Here’s video of gameplay footage with Melandri providing commentary on the famous TT Circuit Assen track.
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Of course, to get this reward, you’d have to pledge at least $32,000 which would go a long way to help Digital Tales reach its $40,000 goal. The package also includes a three-day paddock pass to the July 11-13 Laguna Seca round with access to the VIP hospitality lounge near pit lane and a visit to the Aprilia team’s pit.
Other rewards for various pledges include special edition versions of the final game, jackets and gloves f
“We are excited to bring the adrenaline-pumping world of SBK competition to smartphones,” says Giovanni Bazzoni, chief executive officer of Digital Tales. “With SBK’s first official mobile game, we want to bring players into the SBK world by allowing them to race their favorite superbikes across the official circuits around the globe. To make this into a great game, we are asking fans of SBK and bikes worldwide for their support.”
The crowdfunding project is running on Fansflock.com through June 13.
[Source: Digital Tales]