Michael Jordan motorcycle Team
- deals The united states announces five competitors motorcycles from jordan Motorsports because of its inaugural Las Vegas sale
- supplying includes bikes ridden by Jake Holden #59, Montez Stewart #123, Aaron Yates #20 and Geoff might #99
- above 400 collectible motorcycles anticipated at multi-day auction
AUBURN, Indiana (Dec. 28, 2011) – Auctions The united states by RM will raise the green flag on a fantastic line-up of competitors motorcycles through the esteemed Michael Jordan Motorsports (MJM) competition team whenever its inaugural nevada Premier Motorcycle Auction gets underway Jan. 12 – 14, 2012, during the Rio All-Suite resort & Casino.
Founded by NBA legend and Hall of Famer Michael Jordan in 2004, MJM is a respected competitor among factory-owned teams nationwide, having enjoyed considerable success and numerous podium finishes. The collection is presented for auction by Upper Deck Authenticated, “The World’s Greatest Memorabilia™ Company, ” which acquired the bikes right from the Michael Jordan Motorsports team over the past eight many years. These five bikes from team’s formative many years will go back to the limelight next month, joining the starting grid at Auctions America’s very expected Vegas purchase.
“We’re both recognized and excited having already been entrusted utilizing the presentation of those select jordan Motorsports team bicycles for the first time at a sell, ” stated Donnie Gould, president of Auctions America by RM. “Each signifies an important chapter in MJM’s history and, in turn, gift suggestions a unique ownership opportunity for savvy collectors.”
Leading the collection over the podium could be the race-winning 2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000 AMA Superstock from 2008 Superstock period and autographed by Michael Jordan (pictured). Presented in the MJM staff color of Carolina blue, this Suzuki wasn't just ridden by Aaron Yates (#20) and Geoff might (#99), it advertised the 2008 Superstock Championship, the first for MJM race team. Another emphasize through the MJM racing stable is a Yamaha YZF-R1 AMA Superbike, ridden by Montez Stewart (#123) throughout the team’s very first year when you look at the 2004 AMA Superstock class.
“Upper Deck Authenticated prides itself on supplying collectors the essential advanced and genuine memorabilia on the market. We're very happy to offer five remarkable, special, one-of- a-kind motorbikes from jordan Motorsports towards public the very first time and excited to-be teaming up with Auctions America to offer the bicycles at their debut Las Vegas purchase, ” said Jason Masherah, vice-president of marketing and company improvement Upper Deck.
Extra highlights consist of: - a unique 2005 Suzuki GSX-R1000 AMA Superstock, ridden by Stewart throughout the second year of MJM and featuring step-by-step photos regarding the Air Jordan XX shoe, encouraged by Jordan’s celebrated profession;
- a gold-and-black 2006 Suzuki GSX-R1000 AMA Superstock, ridden by Jake Holden (#59) in MJM’s 3rd year and presented when you look at the team’s 2006 “Gold Medal” color motif signifying Jordan’s accomplishments with Team American into the ‘84 and ‘92 Olympic Games; and
- a royal blue-and-white 2007 Suzuki GSX-R1000 AMA Superstock, ridden by Holden during MJM’s fourth-year when you look at the 2007 AMA Superstock class.
“These motorbikes dominated a few of the most challenging events into the Superstock and Superbike courses, ” added Gould. “Enthusiasts will value the motorbikes’ racing provenance and problem. They'll not just amaze the crowd, they’ll impress even most ardent of bike collectors.”
The choose bikes from MJM race steady join significantly more than 400 collectible motorcycles likely to cross the block at Auctions America’s debut Vegas purchase next month. Besides the auction, the multi-day occasion includes star appearances and a unique workshop featuring motorcycle experts from in the united states.
Comprehensive occasion details and a summary of auction choices can be obtained online at or by calling toll free 877-906-2437 (or +1 260-927-9797 outdoors united states).
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