NS contractors help racer

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Not a cheap shirt but worth every penny.
Three building contractors from the Halifax area
joined forces to to purchase a Fiat Yamaha pit jersey
signed by Valentino Rossi and in doing so, raised $7,500 in support of injured racer Charlie
Legere.
 
Mod-U-Form Foundations, Walter Chappell Well Drilling, and
Burnside Windows & Doors
all bid jointly on the shirt with the proceeds going to aid Mr. Leger in
his recovery. 
Legere is a local club racer based out of Atlantic
Motorsports Park who was injured in a testing crash on September 6th,
2010 at Mosport Raqceway.
 
His injuries included a broken femur and paralysis below the
chest. He is currently undergoing rehab and is reported to be making
excellent progress considering the circumstances.
 
Walter Chappell Well Drilling was Mr. Legere’s title
sponsor for his racing effort, and the three contractors have also
committed to help construct a new home for him that will better fit his
needs. 
 
The local race community has also been incredibly generous,
and aside from the jersey auction, over $50,000 has been raised,
according to the Injured Racers Association of Atlantic Canada who auctioned off the shirt. The group was formed to help coordinate fundraising efforts and provide
support for injured racers in the Maritime region, with Mr. Legere
being the first beneficiary.

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