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

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

Red Bull GRC Racers Delight Young Patients At Miller Children’s Hospital In Long Beach

Since 1990, The Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital in Long Beach has been a longtime favorite stop for Racing For Kids®. Thursday’s (October 12) program proved that point again by including five prominent Red Bull Global Rallycross Series (Red Bull GRC) racers. For more than two hours, the racers engaged ... More

Mazda Road To Indy Series Racers Make Pit Stop at Golisano Children’s Hospital

"Kaylen Frederick and T.J. Fischer, two rising stars of the Mazda Road To Indy racing series, entertained more than 40 young patients and their family members Thursday at Golisano Children's Hospital at the University of Rochester. Sarah Baker said her son, Sean, is a great racing fan and he was thrilled to meet the two ... More

11th Annual Racing For Kids to the Hill set for August 30

The checkered festoons will be waving overhead and the engines will soon be revving up for the last blast of summer – the 11th Racing For Kids to the Hill. The long-anticipated event will be held on the Wednesday– August 30, 2017 – on Kercheval Avenue in Grosse Pointe Farms. “Every year we have surpassed the ... More

Toronto’s Holland Bloorview Hospital Gets Special Recognition From Honda Indy Toronto Racers

The highly regarded Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Toronto gets little public attention in the abundance of publicity afforded the mega-hospitals in Canada’s largest city. However, the good work performed at Holland Bloorview did not escape the attention of three Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires ... More

Red Bull GRC Racers Delight Kids At Indy’s Riley Children’s Hospital

During race weekend, Red Bull Global Rallycross Series racers lead very busy lives with hours of practice, elimination heats, semi-final, and final races. Off track they have personal appearances, autograph sessions and a plethora of sponsor obligations. But despite a hectic schedule, the racers always find time for a ... More

“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

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