Online Auction to Benefit U.S. Junior World Moto TeamThursday, November 3, 2011 | 4:15 PM
Second online auction to benefit U.S. Junior World Motocross Team
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Imagine being the proud owner of a race jersey autographed by Ricky Carmichael, widely believed to be the greatest motocross racer of all time.
Or testing your navigation skills with a Traxxas Slash 4x4 Kawasaki remote-controlled truck that is capable of speeds of up to 60 mph or more. How about attending an American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Supercross event in Los Angeles, New Orleans or Las Vegas in style with four VIP tickets?
Lucky bidders have already claimed these rare finds -- and helped out an AMA championship motocross team at the same time. And we're just getting started.
The AMA is organizing a series of eBay auctions to cover the expenses of the victorious American team that took a thrilling win at the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) Junior Motocross World Championships team championship in Cingoli, Italy, this year.
You can find the auctions by searching "jrworldmx" at eBay.com, or click here: http://www.ebay.com/sch/ama123cordell/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=25&_trksid=p3686
The AMA has gathered some incredible collectors' items from industry leaders and top professional racers from the Supercross, Motocross and ArenaCross worlds to make this auction possible. Auctions began in October and are continuing through November and December.
The October auction featured not only Carmichael's jersey, the Traxxas Slash 4x4 truck donated by Team Green and the VIP AMA Supercross passes donated by Feld Motor Sports, but also autographed jerseys from Justin Brayton, Michael Sleeter and Martin Davalos.
In addition, Pro racer Andrew Short donated the outfit he wore during intermission at the Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships presented by Amsoil at Loretta Lynn's Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. These are the 2012 Fly jersey and pants that he will be wearing next season.
Items up for bid in November and December include jerseys from Travis Pastrana, Ryan Dungey and Davi Millsaps; pants and jerseys from Ryan Villopoto, Chad Johnson and Tyler Bowers, and a pair of Asterisk youth Germ knee braces, and more.
All items will be auctioned for 10 days, and the highest bidder wins. Lay claim to your next piece of rare memorabilia today on eBay by searching "jrworldmx." With more items being added all the time, this auction is sure to please everyone.
Including an ecstatic group of junior motocross world champions.
So log on, look around, and place your bid today!
About the American Motorcyclist Association
Since 1924, the AMA has protected the future of motorcycling and promoted the motorcycle lifestyle. AMA members come from all walks of life, and they navigate many different routes on their journey to the same destination: freedom on two wheels. As the world's largest motorcycling rights organization, the AMA advocates for motorcyclists' interests in the halls of local, state and federal government, the committees of international governing organizations, and the court of public opinion. Through member clubs, promoters and partners, the AMA sanctions more motorsports competition and motorcycle recreational events than any other organization in the world. AMA members receive money-saving discounts from dozens of well-known suppliers of motorcycle services, gear and apparel, bike rental, transport, hotel stays and more. Through its support of the Motorcycle Hall of Fame, the AMA preserves the heritage of motorcycling for future generations. For more information, please visit AmericanMotorcyclist.com.
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