24 Results for author: Rick Muzingo

FIRESTONE BOOSTS RACING FOR KIDS WITH GENEROUS DONATION

Racing For Kids® kicked off the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series with an event-filled weekend in St. Petersburg, Florida. Activities included an exciting driver visit to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital on Thursday and a thrilling, action packed kids-at-track day on Friday—all leading up to the Grand Prix race on Sunday. Sunday’s highlight was the ... More

RACING FOR KIDS AND INDYCAR PUT CHILDREN IN THE DRIVER SEAT – IN FIRST VISIT OF THE 2017 RACING SEASON

Racing For Kids kicked off the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series with an exciting visit to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. The visit brought smiles and laughter to the faces of hospitalized children and was a most welcome diversion for hospital staff. On Thursday, March 9 IndyCar champion and Indy 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay headlined a team of ... More

Racing For Kids® Closes Out Successful Year, Eyes Bright Future

When 2017 was welcomed last night at the stroke of midnight, Racing For Kids® capped off the busiest year in its 27 year history. That is because 2016 saw Racing For Kids drivers from more racing series spend more time with more children in more hospitals than ever before. In the past year, Racing For Kids successfully kicked off its first year as The ... More

APEX LEGENDS SPONSORS 2016 CHILDREN’S BOOK HOLIDAY GIFT PROGRAM TO BENEFIT RACING FOR KIDS®

Apex Legends, publisher of The Longest Day – A Childhood Race Adventure and Josef, the Indy Car Driver, is offering an exclusive holiday gift program for Racing For Kids sponsors, partners, donors and IndyCar friends. Purchase Apex Legends children’s books for the young racing fans on your list and Racing For Kids will receive 50% of the proceeds of ... More

Red Bull GRC Drivers Bring International Flavor To Miller Children & Women’s Hospital Visit

There was an international flavor to Thursday’s Red Bull Global Rallycross/Racing for Kids® visit to Miller Children & Women’s Hospital. American driver Cabot Bigham, Joni Winman of Finland and Sweden’s Sebastian Eriksson entertained several dozen children during a 90 minute “Pit Stop” at the prominent Long Beach Medical facility. Am... More

RED BULL GRC LIVE ONLINE AUCTION TO BENEFIT RACING FOR KIDS

In February, Racing For Kids joined forces with Red Bull Global Rallycross as the official charity of the series and has brought many of their young and energetic drivers to the bedsides of hundreds of hospitalized children during the past racing season. Now RBGRC is sponsoring a fantastic online auction to help Racing For Kids continue our mission to ... More

Red Bull Rally Cross Race Drivers visit sick kids at Seattle Children’s Hospital and get involved

SEATTLE.----When it comes to visiting sick kids with Racing for Kids, drivers from the Red Bull Rally Cross Series are not afraid to “get involved,” so to speak. Upon entering the “Play Room” at Seattle Children’s Hospital on a Racing for Kids Visit Thursday, September 14, 2016, Red Bull Drivers James Rimmer and Conor Martell of the Seattle ... More

Spencer Pigot Recruits New Fans At Santa Rosa’s North Valley School

IndyCar Rookie, Spencer Pigot delighted 80 students at North Valley School today (Thursday) at Racing For Kids annual stop at the highly regarded Santa Rosa (CA) school. Engaging kids from grades 2 to 12 in an assembly outside the school, Pigot gave an impressive tutorial on IndyCar racing from inside the cockpit of his Ed Carpenter racing’s Chevrolet ... More

Indy Lights Series Racers Drop in on Golisano Children’s Hospital

Three stars of the Indy Lights racing series took time Sept. 1 to cheer up children and represent Racing for Kids at the Galisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester. Racers Neil Alberico, Kyle Kaiser and Zach Veach met patients and their families with the hope of creating new fans.  The three racers signed personal racing cards, took ... More

RFK Atlantic City Visit With Red Bull RallyCross Drivers

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ.-- Racing for Kids, the Michigan based nonprofit that visits kids at Children’s Hospitals and other children-centric organizations around the United States, joined forces again with drivers from the Red Bull Global Rallycross Series (GRC), who were in Atlantic City for a race. Team Subaru Drivers Bucky Lasek and Sverre Isachsen and ... More