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NASCAR: Auction Online Underway to Benefit Ricky Craven Charity Snowmobile Ride

8 December 1998

Ricky Craven
North East Racing News is holding their first auction online at their web site at from December 6 through December 15, 1998. All the proceeds from the auction will be included in their donation to the 2nd Annual Ricky Craven Snowmobile Ride for Charity. The three charities that will benefit from this event are The Children's Miracle Network, The Make A Wish Foundation and The Marrow Foundation.

There are forty lots to be auctioned off with a total retail value of well over $1100. Some of the items to be auctioned off include Jackets, diecast cars and haulers of all sizes, hats, cards and much more. Many of the items were donated from Carol's Racing Collectibles in Lancaster, PA. The minimum bids are all set very low and the auction is scheduled to end in time for the items to be shipped before Christmas.

The second annual Ricky Craven Snowmobile ride for charity will be held on January 30th in Greenville, Maine. The ride will circle around Moosehead Lake, which is about a 75-mile ride. To participate in the Ride, the cost is $125 per person and includes breakfast, lunch, autographs, special giveaways, an event sweatshirt and program and a great day of fun with Ricky and other celebrities. The minimum donation of $125 per rider will benefit three of Craven's favorite charities; the Marrow Foundation, Ricky Craven the Children's Miracle Network of Maine and the Make-A-Wish Foundations of Maine and New Hampshire.

North East Racing News is a Silver Level Corporate Sponsor for the event. They will be covering the event with news and stories leading up to the event as well as the entire days activities. The coverage will be featured in publications including Area Auto Racing News and online at the North East Racing News web site at For more information and to keep up with the news from the event visit the North East Racing News web site at

Anyone that would like to participate in the event is encouraged to call the Ricky Craven Charity Line 207-990-3202; fax 207-941-0096, or drop a line to the Ricky Craven Ride for Charity, PO Box 2223, Bangor, ME 04402.

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