F1 driver Mark Webber’s fire suit up for auction in aid of Essex school

PUBLISHED: 15:26 22 March 2012 | UPDATED: 15:34 22 March 2012

SEVEN incredible sporting lots are going up for auction to raise money for a school’s PE department.

Helena Romanes School and Sixth Form Centre is hosting and autograph auction to raise money to help the cost of taking the sports teams all over the county to 350 fixtures each year.

The auction was meant to take place on Friday (Mar 23) but has been postponed until further notice.

The lots up for sale include a signed photograph of ex-England and Tottenham striker Gary Lineker, a cricket bat signed by the England Test squad and a signed photograph of all the 2010 Strictly Come Dancing contestants.

The school has also announced that Ronnie Irani, the Lancashire, Essex and England cricketer who now co-hosts the TalkSPORT breakfast show, will be speaking at the event.

The evening starts at 7pm and tickets are £10 each or £90 for a table of 10. For tickets email Craig Wilkins on cwilkins@helena-romanes.essex.sch.uk

In a shaded box:

The Autograph Auction lots:

• Framed t-shirt and photograph both signed by David Beckham - donated by Lynn Fisher

• Photograph signed by ex Tottenham and England footballer Gary Lineker - donated by Gary Lineker

• Framed Wasps rugby union shirt signed by the Wasps squad - donated by Matthew Roles

• Cricket bat signed by the England squad - donated by Red Bull UK

• Formula One fire suit signed by and worn by Mark Webber - donated by Red Bull UK

• T-shirt signed by Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe - donated by Caz Fest

• Photograph signed by the entire 2010 Strictly Come Dancing cast - donated by Nick Jones


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