An auction to help raise money for injured Sidecar legends Nick Crowe and Mark Cox takes place tomorrow night. The list of available items is huge and features a TT Race Winner's watch which id worth thousands of pounds.
Crowe and Cox suffered serious injuries when they crash in the second Sidecar race at this year's TT Festival. The fundraising night is at the The Yorkshire Suite, behind the Golden Lion Hotel, Northallerton, DL7 8PP.
It starts at 8pm and riders in attendance include: John McGuinness, Steve Plater, Ian Hutchinson, Steve Brogan, James Westmoreland and newly confirmed Stuart Easton and Dan Linfoot. Guy Martin may also be attending. Eurosport commentator Jack Burnicle and BSB pit lane man Larry Carter are hosting.
Entry is strictly by ticket only, tickets are £10 (and can be collected on the night), for tickets call Eve Vanner on 07518 021137 or Emma Hudspeth on 01969 625111.
Auction items include:
Dainese ladies leather jacket - donated by Dainese
Dainese back protector - donated by Dainese
Arai Helmet - signed by Colin Edwards - donated by Arai (reserve price)
Set of Nick Crowe's Leathers - donated by Nick
2 x VIP Tickets (Entry and Hospitality) with MSS Kawasaki at either Croft, Cadwell, Silverstone or Oulton BSB - winner to choose a circuit.
BBC Sport Shirt - signed by Valentino Rossi, Giacomo Agostini and Steve Parrish - donated by Steve Parrish (reserve price)
Arai helmet donated by Bertie Simmonds - Signed by Shinya Nakano
Arai helmet, as worn by Glen Richards in the crash at Knockhill - signed and donated by Glen (reserve price)
Framed Worx Suzuki shirt, signed by Tommy Hill, Sylvain Guintoli and John Reynolds - donated by Harley Stephens
Photo of Nick and Mark by Mark Lobley
2009 HM Plant Polo Shirt signed by Steve Plater
2 x Honda 'Realising The Dream At The TT' special 50th anniversary of racing books, signed by John McGuinness and Steve Plater
1 x tour of the Coronation Street set with a signed cast photo and signed script
Hospitality for two on race day at the Croft round of the 2009 BSB Championship (Sun 13 Sept) with HM Plant Honda
1 x off-road enduro experience at the new Honda Mick Extance off-road school in Wales
1 x pillion ride around Donington Park with Ron Haslam
Full refurbishment of a motorbike frame and wheels (shotblasting and powder coating in the colour of the bidder's choice) from R n R Coatings
A3 photo of Nick and Mark at TT (Big Wally)
Hospitality for two on Sunday 20 September at the FSRA round at Cadwell (from Team Hudspeth)
Richard Britton -600 Kawasaki - SIGNED centre pages picture from Road Racing Ireland magazine. Donated by John Newton
Martin Finnegan - SIGNED centre pages picture from RRI magazine. Donated by John Newton
Giacomo Agostini - SIGNED - Double page picture taken at what is now known as 'Ago's Leap' published in an early 70s magazine donated by John Newton
Silver TT replica from Pat Farrance
Signed Team Birchall shirt from the Birchall brothers
Two ' Honda 50 years of Racing' posters issued at the TT this year. One has small photos along the bottom edge of riders associated with Honda, i.e. Hailwood, Dunlop, Hislop etc. The first photo is of the Japanese rider, Taniguchi, who rode a Honda in 1959, Honda's first year. The second poster is signed, in Japanese, by Taniguchi.
Signed Michel Fabrizio Ducati top donated by Ducati UK
A3 photos of John McGuinness, Guy Martin, Steve Plater and Ian Hutchinson all at TT to be signed on night of auction (from Big Wally)
Set of Karl Harris' Sidi boots
Shoei Visor signed by Giacomo Agostino, Phil Read, Paul Smart, John Cooper, John Reynolds and Mick Grant
Visor signed by Colin Edwards
THESE JUST IN:
Giacomo Agostini T-shirt signed by Ago - donated by Harley Stevens
Stuart Easton T-shirt signed and donated by Stuart
Monster Mob T-shirt signed by Steve Hislop - donated by Jock Aitken
Entry and Hospitality for two with Hydrex Honda at Cadwell Park BSB, August Bank Holiday Monday. Hospitality on Race Day ONLY
Neil Hodgson Team shirt signed by Neil and his team-mate Jake Holden on the front plus ALL other AMA riders have signed the back - donated by Neil and Carl Hodgson
Ben Bostrom signed podium hat - donated by Carl Hodgson
Set of matching sidecar leathers donated by Stuart Muldoon and Paul Knapton
Set of Entry Tickets and VIP Hospitality for Race Day at the Woodcote Hospitality Suites at Silverstone BSB - donated by David Miller/bikesportnews.com
Furygan Leather Jacket Large - donated by Malcolm Rathmell
Special and very rare auction item:
We have very kindly been donated by Graham-London a very unique item. A TT Race Winners watch. The watch is number 14 of only 15 marked in Roman Numerals XIV. Only winners of a TT race have this watch and they are unable to buy in any shop. The Graham-London watch was one due to be won ironically in the second TT Sidecar race in which Nick and Mark were injured so it is a VERY special item!(www.graham-london.com) - reserve price £2750.