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MotoGP™ stars and fans came together at Silverstone yesterday to raise £209,394 to support the life-saving work of the official charity of MotoGP, Riders for Health.  Around 3,600 …

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Riders for Health have teamed up with MotoGP™ and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team to offer two fans the chance to meet Valentino Rossi at the Valencia MotoGP as part of a VIP weekend on 6-8th …

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Bradley Smith to buy bike for Africa at Day of Champions

26 August, 2015

British MotoGP™ star Bradley Smith will be launching this year’s Riders for Health Day of Champions auction with a tribute to one of the founders of the event, Jeanette Wragg.  … read more

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Even more MotoGP™ memorabilia in our online auction!

25 August, 2015

This year is our 25th year at the British MotoGP and to celebrate we are launching a new online auction which runs over the whole race weekend. Our auction at Day of Champions is always such a huge … read more

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Win a place on stage at Day of Champions!

20 August, 2015

Put your bike racing knowledge to the test against some of the stars of the MotoGP paddock and take centre stage at the 25th anniversary of Day of Champions in this year’s ‘A Question of … read more

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Riders Blog

Our blog is a space for debate and discussion around development issues. Riders for Health staff share our expertise on strengthening health systems and the critical link that this plays in saving lives in Africa.

25 Years of Day of Champions

20 August, 2015

We're celebrating our 25th anniversary of Day of Champions at Silverstone on the 27th August this year, so we thought we'd relive the best bits. These are some of the best, quirky, fun and unique moments from the past 25 years of the best event on the MotoGP calendar! Feel free to tweet us your favourite #DofCMemories to @ridersforhealth.

1. 1990: The very first Day of Champions took place … read more

Skills for Life: Women technicians in the Gambia

18 August, 2015

Our technicians are at the very heart of our work – they keep the engines ticking over and health workers on the road. That’s why in The Gambia, we’re training seven female technicians, thanks to support from the Only the Brave foundation. 

Over the three year programme these women will be fully-trained technicians who can help maintain our fleet of over 300 vehicles in … read more

Day of Champions top picks!

13 August, 2015

The biggest MotoGP event of the year is only two weeks away, so here are our Day of Champions 2015 top picks. If you haven’t got your tickets yet, get them online at www.silverstone.com or call 0844 3750 640 and select option 2.

1. Grab a piece of history!

As usual, a highlight of Day of Champions is the Riders for Health auction! This year we have some fantastic one-of-a-kind items … read more

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