Old Saybrook, Conn. (May 16, 2006) - Hale Motorsports has announced a program to build awareness of the “Hole In The Wall Camps,” founded by Paul Newman, for children and their families coping with cancer and other life threatening illnesses.-30-
Hale Motorsports will race a Mazda MX-5 Cup car, with the “Hole In The Wall Camps” logo, in the new 2006 SCCA Pro Racing SIRIUS Satellite Radio Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by Hankook series and support this effort by creating a Hole In The Wall Camp presence at each race with special events and outreach programs.
The initial appearance of the Hole In The Wall Camps Mazda MX-5 Cup car will be at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Connecticut on Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 – May 29. Hole In The Wall campers, their families and camp staff will be invited to join the race team during the weekend for a behind the scene look at and a taste of what goes on during a race weekend.
In addition, on race day, children of race fans will be invited to get a close-up look at the Hale Motorsports Hole In The Wall Camp Mazda MX-5 and show their support of the Hole In The Wall Camp.
“Our goal is to raise awareness of and funds for the camp,” said Randy Hale of Hale Motorsports. “We want all the kids to have a chance to feel like they are a part of the race team.”
“The Hole In The Wall Camps are honored to be participating with Hale Motorsports in this event at Lime Rock Park,” said Hole In the Wall Executive Director James Canton. “Our founder, Paul Newman, has had a long association with motorsports as both a team owner and competitor. Motorsports fans are noted for their enthusiasm and generosity, and we hope that the campers and their families will benefit directly from that support.”
The Hole In The Wall Camps serve children dealing with chronic and life-threatening illnesses by creating memorable, old-fashioned camping experiences. With state-of-the-art medical services available, children are empowered, in the words of Paul Newman, “to kick back, relax and raise a little hell.” There are currently four camps in the United States and two overseas. No child or family pays to attend a Hole In The Wall Camp.
For more information about The Hole in the Wall Camp, contact Mike Smiles at 203-772-0522 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about Hale Motorsports, contact Randy Hale at 860-399-4603.
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