Auction: Rolex 24 sign with 250 autographs to benefit Wilson Children's Fund

Auction: Rolex 24 sign with 250 autographs to benefit Wilson Children's Fund

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Auction: Rolex 24 sign with 250 autographs to benefit Wilson Children's Fund

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Courtesy of the amazing sports car fan Michael Goodwin, who creates custom metal signs each year for the Rolex 24 At Daytona and spends days pursuing drivers to add their autographs to the piece, his sign from the 2017 race is being offered for sale for charity fundraising to benefit the Wilson Children’s Fund.

Winners from all four IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes, including NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon who was part of the overall winning team at Wayne Taylor Racing, are represented. Drivers from IMSA’s Continental Tire Series, members of the media and TV broadcasting team, and legends of the sport also signed Goodwin’s 2-foot x 3-foot sign.

His tireless efforts secured hundreds of signatures likely the most comprehensive assembly of driving talent on any single piece of Rolex 24 memorabilia at the 55th running of America’s longest endurance race. It’s IndyCar stars, Indy 500 winners, Le Mans winners, WEC champions, IMSA champs, and all manner of professional racers who lent their names to Goodwin’s benevolent project.

Michael’s sign from the 2016 Rolex 24, which featured fewer signatures, raised $4500 on eBay. We’re hoping the incredibly awesome 2017 sign will provide similar financial blessings, this time for the little girls of the late Rolex 24 winner Justin Wilson. It cost Michael $78 to ship the sign to me, so I’m doing a flat rate of $75 to anyone in North America.

Below is a list assembled by Goodwin of all the 250 or so autographs captured on the sign:

Drivers: Prototype Winners: Ricky Taylor, Jordan Taylor, Max Angelelli, Jeff Gordon. GT Le Mans Winners: Dirk Mueller, Joey Hand, Sebastien Bourdais. PC Winners: James French, Patricio O’Ward, Kyle Masson, Nicholas Boulle. GT Daytona Winners: Carlos de Quesada, Daniel Morad, Jesse Lazare, Michael de Quesada, Michael Christensen. Pippa Mann, Liam Dwyer, Kenton Koch, Mikey Taylor, Spencer Pumpelly, Ben Devlin, Mark Miller, Kyle Marcelli, Ted Giovanis, Guy Cosmo, Russell Ward, Damien Faulkner, Hugh Plumb, Al Carter, Charles Espenlaub, Nick Longhi, Drake Kemper, Jim Norman, Jeff Mosing, Scott Sharp, Ryan Dalziel, Luis Felipe Derani, Brendon Hartley, Joao Barbosa, Christian Fittipaldi, Filipe Albuquerque, Sebastien Buemi, Nick Heidfeld, Neel Jani, Stephane Sarrazin, Ed Brown, Johannes van Overbeek, Bruno Senna, Dane Cameron, Eric Curran, Michael Conway, Seb Morris, Michael Guasch, Jose Gutierrez, RC Enerson, Tom Kimber-Smith, Tristan Nunez, Jonathan Bomarito, Spencer Pigot, Tom Long, Joel Miller, James Hinchcliffe, Henrik Hedman, Nicolas Lapierre, Ben Hanley, Loic Duval, Chris Miller, Stephen Simpson, Misha Goikhberg, Mathias Beche, Marc Goossens, Renger Van Der Zande, Rene Rast, Robert Wickens, Sean Rayhall, Chris Cumming, John Falb, Remo Ruscitti, Conor Daly, Don Yount, Buddy Rice, Mark Kvamme, Chapman Ducote, Gustavo Yacaman, Tom Papadopoulos, Johnny Mowlem, Adam Merzon, Trent Hindman, David Cheng, James Davison, Alex Popow, Tommy Milner, Oliver Gavin, Marcel Fassler, Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen, Mike Rockenfeller, Bill Auberlen, Alexander Sims, Nicky Catsburg, Kuno Wittmer, Augusto Farfus, Bruno Spengler, John Edwards, Martin Tomczyk, Giancarlo Fisichella, James Calado, Toni Vilander, Ryan Briscoe, Richard Westbrook, Scott Dixon, Stefan Mucke, Olivier Pla, Billy Johnson, Harry Tincknell, Andy Priaulx, Tony Kanaan, Patrick Pilet, Dirk Werner, Frederic Makowiecki, Kevin Estre, Laurens Vanthoor, Richard Lietz, Christian Engelhart, Rolf Ineichen, Ezequiel Perez Companc, Mirko Bortolotti, Scott Pruett, Sage Karam, Ian James, Jack Hawksworth, Dominik Farnbacher, Gustavo Menezes, Corey Lewis, Jeroen Mul, Kaz Grala, Brett Sandberg, Emmanuel Anassis, Zach Claman De Melo, Anthony Massari, Brandon Gdovic, Bill Sweedler, Townsend Bell, Frank Montecalvo, Pierre Kaffer, Lawrence DeGeorge, Cedric Sbirrazzuoli, Paolo Ruberti, Luca Persiani, Raffaele Giammaria, Connor De Phillippi, Christopher Mies, Jules Gounon, Jeffery Schmidt, Ben Keating, Jeroen Bleekemolen, Mario Farnbacher, Adam Christodoulou, Emanuele Busnelli, Fabio Babini, Emmanuel Collard, Francois Perrodo, Bryan Sellers, Madison Snow, Bryce Miller, Dion von Moltke, Cooper Macneil, Shane Van Gisbergen, Gunnar Jeannette, Thomas Jaeger, Peter Mann, Maurizio Mediani, Alessandro Pier Guidi, Davide Rigon, Rino Mastronardi, Jonathan Bennett, Colin Braun, Patrick Long, Nic Jonsson, Lawson Aschenbach, Andrew Davis, Matt Bell, Robin Liddell, Steve Smith, Reinhold Renger, Harald Proczyk, Seven Muller, Matteo Cairoli, Christian Engelhart, Rolf Ineichen, Roberto Pampanini, Christoper Lenz, Milos Paviovic, Christina Nielsen, Alessandro Balzan, Matteo Cressoni, Sam Bird, Patrick Lindsey, Jorg Bergmeister, Mathew McMurry, Norbert Siedler, Kenny Habul, Boris Said, Tristan Vautier, Maro Engel, Paul Morris, Jeff Segal, Oswaldo Negri Jr., Tom Dyer, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andy Lally, Katherine Legge, Mark Wilkins, Graham Rahal, Justin Marks, Jens Klingmann, Maxime Martin, Paul Dalla Lana, Pedro Lamy, Mathias Lauda, Santiago Creel, Mike Hedlund, Wolf Henzler, Jan Heylen, Timothy Pappas, Jesse Krohn.

Legends: Hurley Haywood, Ron Fellows , Johnny O’Connell, Jack Baldwin, Stefan Johansson, Didier Theys, Tommy Kendall, Memo Gidley, John Pew, Jim Pace.

Media: Justin Bell, Andy Blackmore, Jaime Little, Chris Neville, Marshall Pruett, Brian Till.

Team Owners: Bill Riley, CJ Wilson, Wayne Taylor, Sylvain Tremblay, Peter Baron, Chip Ganassi, Michael Shank.

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