Former 500cc World Champions Kenny Roberts and Eddie Lawson will participate in a special fan-lap promotion between practice and qualifying for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix on Friday, July 22.

Up to 200 lucky fans will have the opportunity to ride with the multiple world champions for several laps around the world-renowned racetrack.

Roberts and Lawson will ride special YZF-R1's for the event in celebration of Yamaha's 50th Anniversary of grand prix road racing.

"This special fan opportunity is part of a weekend of celebrations that Yamaha has planned in honour of our 50th Anniversary Celebration of World GP Racing," said Bob Starr, communication manager for Yamaha's motorsports group.

"This event is just part of the surprises we have for MotoGP fans for the entire weekend!"

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