Veach Captivates Kids With Talk On Bullying And Racing At 240 MPH

With an entertaining talk on how to handle schoolyard bullying and what life is like at 240 mph, Zach Veach captivated the attention and imagination of 100 youngsters today in a lively Racing For Kids stop at the Sheboygan Falls (WI) Boys & Girls Club.  It was Veach’s second visit in three years to the Sheboygan ... More

HISTORIC SIEBKENS RESORT TO HOST ELKHART LAKE WELCOME PARTY DURING VERIZON INDYCAR WEEKEND

ELKHART LAKE, WI The historic Siebkens Saloon will host the official Elkhart Lake Welcome Party to kick off the Verizon IndyCar Series’ return to Road America on Thursday, June 21. The welcome party will benefit Racing For Kids®, a non-profit charity that partners with motorsports to bring awareness and funding to ... More

Leist and Binder Visit “The Kids” First Before Taking On The Challenging Belle Isle Course

On Friday Verizon IndyCar Series rookies Matheus Leist and Rene Binder will drive for the first time on Detroit’s famed Belle Isle Park road course. They are apprehensive and excited by the challenge and said so to several dozen Children’s Hospital of Michigan patients Thursday during a Racing For Kids® stop at the ... More

Young Boy ‘Walks’ For Indy Driver at Peyton Manning Hospital Visit

Liam Sprague has had a lot to deal with in his short life. He suffered a debilitating stroke while waiting for a heart transplant as a very young child. The stroke left him unable to walk or talk. Then he received a welcome heart transplant four years ago and began an arduous journey of rehabilitation. He speaks ... More

Racers Zach Veach and Christina Nielsen Entertain Kids At Long Beach Hospital

Since 1990, Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital has been a favorite stop for Racing For Kids®. As the Official Charity of The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro Celebrity Race for 26 years, Racing For Kids® annually led a celebrity laden trip to Miller before racing activity began on the streets of Long Beach. ... More

Gabby Chaves Brings Hope, Joy and Smiles To Patients at Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Colombian-American IndyCar Racer Gabby Chaves made a meaningful and endearing Racing For Kids® pit stop at Phoenix Children’s Hospital Thursday as he touched the lives of nearly 75 patients and siblings during the two-hour long stop. The personable 24 year old IndyCar racer, who drives for Harding Racing, greeted ... More

Ryan Hunter-Reay Leads Trio Of Drivers To Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

Verizon INDYCAR star Ryan Hunter-Reay led a trio of drivers on a Racing For Kids® pit stop at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL Thursday. Hunter-Reay, who lives in Fort Lauderdale, considers All Children's his home hospital. This was his 10th visit to the hospital in the last eleven years. ... More

Racing For Kids On The Radio

Racing For Kids' Pat Wright, Executive Director  and CEO, and Robbie Buhl, National Spokesperson and former IndyCar racer, will be interviewed Wednesday at The North American International Auto Show for The Children's Hospital of Michigan's (CHMF) "Caring For Kids" radio program.   Larry Burns, CHMF's  CEO, will ... More

RACING FOR KIDS® WRAPS UP AN EXCITING 2017

The year kicked off with the IndyCar opener in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Since the inaugural Firestone Grand Prix of Saint Petersburg in 2009 Racing For Kids® has been visiting the young patients at the city’s Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Ryan Hunter-Reay, the 2012 Verizon IndyCar Series champion, joined ... More

Racing For Kids® Team Rallies To Save Driverless Visit

Racing For Kids® faced an unusual challenge Thursday in its annual visit to Santa Rosa’s North Valley School: the program would have to be conducted without racecar drivers present. The reason was understandable: with so much riding on Sunday’s GoPro Grand Prix – the series championship and driver contracts for ... More