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
Burnside Windows & Doors all bid jointly on the shirt with the proceeds going to aid Mr. Leger in
Motorsports Park who was injured in a testing crash on September 6th,
2010 at Mosport Raqceway.
chest. He is currently undergoing rehab and is reported to be making
excellent progress considering the circumstances.
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
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.