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Carmichael & Reed to participate with MX for Children

Published November 10th, 2006

AURORA, Ill. – When the 2006-’07 Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP
season kicks off at Toronto’s Rogers Centre, the circuit’s top riders,
Suzuki’s Ricky Carmichael and Yamaha’s Chad Reed, will help raise money
for research at the world-renowned Hospital for Sick Children in
Toronto (SickKids) through MX for Children (www.mxforchildren.org).
In support of these charity and fundraising efforts, the racers will
visit the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto Thursday, November 30
at 1:00 p.m. EST. During the visit, the racers will participate in a
press conference and take part in a personal VIP meet and greet with
the kids.





MX for Children has set a fundraising goal of $50,000 that will be used
for research for hydrocephalus – the #1 cause of brain surgery in kids.
Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP is sponsoring the Inside Line Pledge
Drive. The Inside Line Experience rewards the top 10 individual
fundraisers with a VIP meet and greet with Carmichael and Reed, a tour
of factory rigs, a walk the track and premium seating. Considered the
quintessential all-access pass, these top fundraisers will enjoy the
ultimate supercross fan experience where they actually share one-on-one
time with the heroes of Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP.





“As we enter our second year of implementing the Inside Line
Experience, I am pleased with the support from everyone involved,” said
Paul Gross, founder of MX for Children. “With the teams and their
riders, along with our other partners in this venture, it gives us
great pleasure to showcase a world-class event and a platform to give
back to the hospital.”





To participate in the fundraising drive, entry forms can be downloaded at the official website for the Inside Line Experience http://www.mxforchildren.org. To be eligible for the Inside Line Experience, fans must submit entry forms and donations by Tuesday, November 21, 2006.





“We are happy to align Amp’d Mobile Supercross with such a positive
organization,” said Todd Jendro, senior director of supercross, Live
Nation. “We are very grateful that Ricky and Chad are giving their time
to such a worthy charity.”





Courtesy Live Nation

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