ELLENTON, Fla. (January 17, 2017) - For the fourth consecutive year, Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, will commemorate San Diego's Military Appreciation Race from Petco Park with an exclusive auction featuring race-worn gear, race-used plastics, and a selection of brand new motorcycles. The championship has once again partnered with USO San Diego, who will host the auction and receive 100 percent of the proceeds, allowing the non-profit to benefit local service members and their families.
Fans around the world can now bid on an array of specially designed, race-worn gear from Monster Energy Supercross' biggest stars, made exclusively for the Military Appreciation Race. Jerseys and full sets of gear from the likes of race winner and championship leader Ken Roczen, defending champion Ryan Dungey, and two-time titleholder Chad Reed are available for bidding, with much of the gear signed by the riders. Additionally, a selection of race-used bike plastics are also included in the auction, each featuring one-of-a-kind designs made specifically for the San Diego round.
Roczen's race-winning set of gear is now up for auction, benefitting USO San Diego.
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A new addition for the 2017 auction is a brand new 250cc four-stroke motorcycle from all six participating manufacturers in the championship - Honda, Husqvarna, Kawasaki, KTM, Suzuki, and Yamaha. Bidding for each bike starts well below MSRP, and features a "Buy It Now" option.
In total, there are than 30 items currently up for bidding, with more items still to be added.
Fans simply need to log onto SupercrossLive.com to start bidding. The auction is now live, and bidding for the initial run of items will conclude on Wednesday, January 25.
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About Monster Energy Supercross:
Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, is the world's premier off-road motorcycle racing championship, with nearly one million fans filling the seats of North America's premiere stadiums. Monster Energy Supercross features the most elite and talented athletes from around the world. Feld Entertainment, Inc., parent company to Monster Energy Supercross, also produces Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Monster Jam ®, AMSOIL Arenacross, Disney On Ice, Disney Live!, and Marvel Universe LIVE! is the world's largest producer of live family entertainment. More information about Monster Energy Supercross is available online at www.supercrosslive.com.
About the American Motorcyclist Association:
Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world's largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders' interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com. Not a member? Join the AMA today: www.americanmotorcyclist.com/membership/join.
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