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Miller auctions helmet for bushfire crisis

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The 24-year frail raised $18,000 for his helmet to lift funds to fight the bushfires currently ravaging his location of birth

Jack Miller (Pramac Racing) has became the most contemporary sporting necessary particular person to lift funds for the Novel South Wales Rural Fire service, which is currently engaged in fighting the bushfires ravaging pleasant aspects of Australia.

The one-time MotoGP™ speed winner auctioned one among his helmets weak for the length of the 2018 season, and will donate the proceeds to lend a hand the fighting of bushfires which bask in claimed as many as 24 lives and devastated 6.3 million hectares of land.

Having obtained 22 bids, the helmet within the cease equipped for $18,000 (Australian) after bidding ended at 5: 00pm Australian East time. Miller has promised to label the helmet and ship it out to the recipient.

The 24-year frail joined assorted local sporting stars in raising money for the intention off after cricketing fable Shane Warne and most contemporary Formula1 driver Daniel Ricciardo furthermore made sizeable donations.

Miller is a Queensland native, an arena that has considered unhealthy bushfires affect its southern arena.