Indy Lights Series driver Ryan Norman brightens the day of young patients at Akron Children’s Hospital

Indy Lights driver Ryan Norman stopped by Akron Children’s Hospital to visit several hospitalized and outpatient children Thursday, regaling them with tales from the track and encouraging them to follow their own life dreams.  Ryan, who drives for Andretti Autosport, didn’t have too far to travel – he lives in ... More

Six Mazda Road To Indy Drivers Delight Kids at Toronto Hospital

Six Mazda Road To Indy Drivers today brought laughter, smiles and unexpected excitement into the lives of 35 patients at Toronto’s Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. It was the third annual Racing For Kids® stop at the highly regarded hospital which treats children and youth living with disability, medica... 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

Kids at Savannah Children’s Hospital treated to day with professional racecar drivers

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Kids at the Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children's Hospital were in for a treat Wednesday. It was the annual visit of Racing for Kids, giving kids - and their parents - a day to have fun while being in the hospital. Kids could come out to meet the racecar drivers and sit in the cars for picture... 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

Indy 500 Champs visit SSM Health’s Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital With Racing For Kids

The two most recent Indy 500 winners, Takuma Sato & Alexander Rossi, delighted 60 patients and their siblings today at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. Sato who races for Andretti Autosport, won this year’s Indy 500 in an exciting finish holding off a charging Helio Castroneves. Rossi, who drives for ... More