Sep 8, 2010
The auction if for a Nicky Hayden-autographed number plate mounted in a frame along with a photo from Hayden's ride at the Indy Mile.
Lloyd Brothers Motorsports and Pegram Racing, in conjunction with Nicky Hayden, are proud to announce that the autographed front number plate taken from the Ducati flat track racer that Nicky did exhibition laps on at the 2010 Indy Mile race is being auctioned on eBay with all the proceeds to benefit the dirt track portion of the Roadracing World Action Fund.
The ebay listing can be found at the following link:
The auction ends September 18, 2010 at 9:05:42 a.m. PDT
Nicky Hayden, a second-generation dirt track racer, returned to his flat track roots - if only for a few laps - in front of an enthusiastic crowd August 28 in Indianapolis, right after it was announced that he would continue racing for Ducati in the MotoGP World Championship through the 2012 season.
Hayden's ride at the Indy Mile can be seen on at the link below:
Thanks Nicky for the laps and for donating the autographed plate to the Roadracing World Action Fund!
Dirt track racer Joe Kopp demonstrated the injury-saving benefits of Airfence* modules provided by IMDA and the Roadracing World Action Fund when he crashed July 31 at the half-mile in Calistoga, California. Below is a link to amateur video footage of Kopp's crash.
The mission of the Roadracing World Action Fund, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, is to prevent racetrack injuries by promoting motorcycle racing safety and education and by advocating the use of soft barriers to prevent racetrack injuries.
To make a donation or to learn more about the Roadracing World Action Fun, go to:
Inflatable soft barriers provide crashing riders with an extra layer of protection between them and hard and immovable trackside objects, like steel and concrete walls.
*Trademark of Airfence Safety Systems Australia.