Feb 17, 2002
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Copyright 2002, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.<BR><BR>The seven-day eBay auction of a custom set of Jamie James' leathers and boots has ended with "jayroot" winning the auction with a high bid of $810. The auction was held to benefit the Roadracing World Air Fence* Fund.<BR><BR>The auction started on Friday, February 8 and received three bids as it ran through Friday, February 15. "jayroot" placed his first, only and winning bid on the first day to beat out Texas racer Marcus McBain. The winning bidder could not be reached at post time.<BR><BR>The James leathers auction is the latest in a series of racing memorabilia, products and services being auctioned to benefit the Roadracing World Air Fence Fund. The next item should go up for auction within the next few days.<BR><BR>If you have racing memorabilia, products or services that you would like to donate for auction to benefit the Roadracing World Air Fence Fund, call Roadracing World at (909) 245-6411, Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and ask to speak to David Swarts.<BR><BR>The Roadracing World Air Fence Fund was established in April 2001 to raise money to purchase and deploy Air Fence and Air Module soft barriers to protect crashed riders from hitting walls and other hard objects at racetracks. In less than one year, the Fund has raised over $170,000, with over $11,000 coming from the auctions of donated racing memorabilia such as this suit. For more information about the Roadracing World Air Fence Fund, including a full accounting of the collections and disbursements and stories about racers being saved by soft barriers, follow the link on this website, "The history and future of our Air Fence Fund".<BR><BR>*Air Fence is a trademark of Airfence Safety Systems of Australia<BR>