“Road To Indy” Headlines Racing For Kids Stop At Sheboygan (WI) Boys & Girls Club

It was an engaging and impressive “Road To Indy” Show Thursday’s at Racing For Kids® stop at the Sheboygan (WI) County Boys & Girls Club in Sheboygan Falls. Headliners in the show were three fast-rising racers: Andretti Autosport’s Mazda Indy Lights driver, Nico Jamin; Team Pelfrey’s drivers Nikita ... More

The Kids Reign During Racing For Kids®Very Busy Stop At The Detroit Grand Prix

Detroit is the birthplace of Racing For Kids® and so the annual Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix is a big deal with it being a hometown race and a very busy weekend. This year was no different. Racing For Kids® (RFK) activities began Thursday on the front lawn of the Children’s Hospital of Michigan’s (CHM) Specialty ... More

Stefan Wilson Brings Smiles Aplenty to Kids at Peyton Manning St. Vincent Hospital

Doctors and caregivers alike laud Racing For Kids' celebrity race driver hospital visits as a critical component in their patients' recovery therapy. Stefan Wilson's pit stop at Indy's Peyton Manning St. Vincent Children's Hospital today (Wednesday) was a good example of that effect. The lanky Verizon INDYCAR racer’s ... More

INDYCAR’s Aleshin Sells Racing, Speaks Russian In Racing For Kids® Stop At Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Mikhail Aleshin, personable INDYCAR racer for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, made an extended Racing For Kids® pit stop Thursday at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, to entertain an eager group of patients at the highly regarded Phoenix medical facility. The Russian native had a busy schedule as he visited patients in ... More

Indy Lights Driver Trio Highlight National Autism Awareness Week At Alabama Autism Health Center

"Our students really appreciate the attention they get from these Racing for Kids Drivers," offered Linda Baker, Chief Operating Officer, Glenwood Autism & Behavioral Health Center, Birmingham, Alabama, where three Racing for Kids drivers from the Indy Lights Series visited Thursday. The trio of drivers, which ... More

Ferrari Racer, Christina Nielsen, Delights The Kids At Long Beach’s Miller Hospital

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Series driver Christina Nielsen is not only a talented racer, but also a compassionate young women who spent an hour Thursday entertaining a host of patients at Long Beach’s Miller Hospital for Children & Women. The 25 year old Dane is the daughter of well-known endurance ... More


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 ... More


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 ... 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 ... 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 ... More