PRE BIDDING OPENS AS AUCTION LOTS REVEALED FOR INAUGURAL 14 BALL

You can now pre bid on the 14 incredible lots featuring in the auction for the upcoming 14 Ball scheduled to take place on November 22nd on the Isle of Man.

The 14 Ball will raise monies for the Dan Kneen Charitable Fund; a new charity set up in memory of TT hero Dan Kneen who tragically lost his life during qualifying for the event in 2018. The purpose of the fund is to support other Isle of Man-based motorcycle charities.

14 auction lots of exclusive and money can’t buy items have been curated by the 14 Ball organisers, and pre bids are now invited by anyone wishing to bid on any of the items. The auction will take place during the event itself, however pre bids are invited from any interested parties. Furthermore a telephone bidding service will be available for anyone wishing to bid for an item on the night who is unable to attend the ball in person.

A small final release of remaining tickets has now also been made available at the same link.

The list of auction lots with reserve details is as follows:

Ticket Type Price Qty. Cart
14 Ball Ticket £75
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Lot 1
Signed, framed picture of Carl Fogarty on board the Loctite Yamaha he rode to runner up position in the 1992 Senior TT behind Steve Hislop onboard a Norton. Voted the best TT Race of all time, Fogarty would break the lap record on the final lap; a record that stood for an incredible 7 years. The frame also contains an authentic TT Scoreboard slate detailing the lap speed from that historic lap – a one off item that money cannot buy!
RESERVE: £250

Lot 2
Donated by Moto GP star Cal Crutchlow himself, Lot 2 includes VIP Hospitality passes for two at a Moto GP round of your choice in 2020, including exclusive garage tour with the Team LCR squad. Finishing off this very exclusive package is a signed set of Cal’s used Alpinestars boots as worn by Cal in the Moto GP World Championship.
RESERVE: £1,200

Lot 3
Courtesy of Arai Helmets an RX7 helmet signed by all 40 of the riders who attended the 2019 RST Heroes Dinner at the Classic TT. Signatures include Giacomo Agostini, Carl Fogarty, John McGuinness, Michael Dunlop, Bruce Anstey, Sammy Miller, Conor Cummins, Steve Plater, Steve Parrish, James Hillier, Mick Grant, Philip McCallen, Brian Reid and many, many more.
RESERVE: £1,200

Lot 4
The actual TT Course 3rd Mile Marker, taken from the TT Circuit and donated by the TT Organisers has been signed by 32 of the biggest stars who were part of this years Classic TT creating a truly unique piece of memorabilia. Signatures include Giacomo Agostini, Carl Fogarty, John McGuinness, Bruce Anstey, Milky Quayle, Steve Plater, James Hillier, Lee Johnson, Philip McCallen, David Johnson, Brian Reid and many, many more.
RESERVE: £500

Lot 5
Courtesy of RST, a genuine set of World Superbike star Alex Lowes factory RST leathers as worn (and crashed in) by the Pata Yamaha rider during the 2019 Championship where he finished in third in the overall standings.
RESERVE: £1,000

Lot 6
One of the most famous photographs in TT History; Nick Nicholls’ iconic shot of the great Giacomo Agostini cresting what would become Ago’s Leap signed by the great man himself, complete with certificate of authenticity and framed with an authentic TT Scoreboard slate detailing Giacomo’s race winning time from the 1970 Senior TT Race.
RESERVE: £250

Lot 7
Donated by the Manx Missile himself, a signed, framed Dimension Data team jersey from 30 times Tour De France Stage winner, Mark Cavendish MBE.
RESERVE: £200

Lot 8
The ultimate TT Access Pass! This unique lot includes two tickets for every official concert, DJ night and comedy show at the 2020 Isle of Man TT Races (5 events in total), two tickets for the TT Fan Pass Hospitality event on Friday 5th of June, two tickets for Moto GP Sunday Lunch on Sunday 7th of June and two Race Team Passes for the duration of the 2020 event giving you behind the scenes access to the start line, grid, parc ferme and more.
RESERVE £200

Lot 9
A pillion in a million! This lot is for all you thrill seekers! Outright TT Lap Record holder Peter Hickman will take the winner of this lot for a pillion lap of the TT Course on open roads and show you the secrets you need to know to lap the Mountain Course at 135mph!
RESERVE: £500

Lot 10
The poster is the first of a limited edition of only ten created for the Getty exhibition to commemorate the TT Races Centenary in 2007. The exhibition, which was curated by Murray Walker MBE, ran for two weeks in London and features pictures from the Getty Images Archive including this shot of the Creg Ny Baa. The print is signed by some of the greatest riders to have raced the TT having been collected in the intervening years including the late Geoff Duke, Carl Fogarty and Giacomo Agostini as well as many of the leading current stars.
RESERVE: £1,000

Lot 11
Courtesy of Greenlight Television a once in a life time trip to the 2020 North West 200 as part of the Greenlight Production Team including flights, hotel, event hospitality and dinner with TV presenters Steve Parrish and Philip McCallen.
RESERVE: £750

Lot 12
Donated by the volunteers at Groudle Glen Railway. Enjoy the chance to realise a childhood dream or just be a big kid and spend a day on the footplate of a real steam railway locomotive. Learn the art of lighting up, raising steam and see what it takes to drive a steam locomotive for a full day on the footplate.
RESERVE: £150

Lot 13
Signed, framed picture of our 14 Ball special guest Michael Dunlop on his tribute to the great Bob McIntyre setting his own 100mph lap on board a replica Gilera machine, 60 years on from when the great man achieved the mark for the first time during the 1957 Senior TT Race. The print comes complete with an authentic TT scoreboard slate showing Bob’s original lap speed from that special occasion.
RESERVE: £250

Lot 14
Created exclusively for the 14 Ball, an exact replica of Dan Kneen’s Arai RX7 helmet, painted by Phil Bradbury of Warpaint, Dan’s official helmet artist. This striking design was worn by Dan during some of the biggest successes throughout his career including a memorable TT Podium in the 2017 Superstock Race. This is an opportunity to own an item that will never be made available again.
RESERVE: £1,500