Auction to fund Team USA's trip to MX Masterkids held May 2nd

TimeWednesday, April 29, 2009 | 10:15 AM

An auction will be held to help defray the costs of Matthew Burkeen and Team USA's trip to Belgium to compete in the MX Masterkids.  Several awesome items have been added to auction.

The MX Masterkids is held in Limes Belgium on July 10th and 11th.  Each of the riders is responsible for their own fund raising, the trip for a father and son is about $4 to $5000 each. The auction will take place on Saturday May 2nd at the Rolling Hills Cycle Park, Loretta Lynn's qualifier.  The auction will be held about an hour after the races conclude on Saturday at rider sign up(the blue house on the left as you come in to the park.  The items will be on display from noon till the auction takes place.

If you would like to donate items to be auctioned you can ship to:

Mike Burkeen
302 Crickentree Dr.
Cary, NC  27518

Items must be received by Friday May 1st.

Some of the items donated include:

One pair of Jeremy McGraths pants signed by Jeremy

A Jersey signed by Travis Pastrana

Signed pair of Ricky Carmichael Fox pants

Signed Ryan Villopoto Jersey

Signed PJ Larson Jersey

One pair of Oakley James Stewart goggles signed by James

Impact Nascar Racing Helmet (not replica) signed by most of the Craftsman Truck Series driver in 2008

Simpson Replica Helmet signed by the Rousch Racing drivers (Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle, and David Ragan

Welcome Race Fans  Camel Motorsports banner signed by Jeremy McGrath, Ezra Lusk, Mike Craig, Mike Kiedrowski, Guy Cooper and a couple of others I can't decipher

One free race weekend at the Rolling Hills Cycle Park race on July 5th including free practice on Saturday, free entry for two and two free race entries.

One year Free Ride Pass at NC Motorsports Park in Henderson NC ($350 value)

One Year Free Ride Pass at Zoo City MX in Asheboro, NC (tentative)

One Three day rider school at Jim Neese Rider Development

4 pairs of Oakley Sunglasses

Complete set of plastic from Josh Hills bike from the Jacksonville SX (includes shrouds, fenders, fork guards and plates)

Complete set of plastic from Broc Heplers bike (includes shrouds, fenders, fork guards and plates)

TCX Combat boots size 7 Black.

If anyone, who is not going to be at Rolling Hills this weekend, that would like to bid an item, please send your max bid for the item to


[email protected] before Friday at 4:00 eastern standard time.

Thanks a ton to all who donated, your help is appreciated more than you know!


Mike and Matt Burkeen

MX Masterkids Team USA