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Children's Tumor Foundation's “Art Cars” On The Podium Two Races In A Row

on Monday, 14 July 2014. Posted in Foundation News & Events, R4R News Blog, Blog

Cars featuring work by artist and CTF NF Hero Jeff Hanson win at Watkins Glen and take second at Mosport

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BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada — From midway through the race to the beginning of the penultimate lap of this weekend’s TUDOR Championship race, it looked like the #73 Park Place Motorsports / Children’s Tumor Foundation Porsche was well-placed to bring home a win at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, the first of the year for drivers Patrick Lindsey and Kévin Estre. However, as it had for much of the race, traffic played a factor, holding Estre up at just the wrong moment and allowing the second-place Viper into the lead. Despite a valiant push, Kévin was unable to re-take the position, and ended the race in second place.

 

 

Racing4Research Team Wins at Watkins Glen!

on Tuesday, 01 July 2014. Posted in Foundation News & Events, R4R News Blog, Blog

PR-KS-compass.LM8 3441 2The Children's Tumor Foundation's Racing4Research team had a great weekend at New York's Watkins Glen International Raceway! Three CTF "Art Cars" were on the same track over the weekend and one brought home a win!

Three Cars, Three Categories, One Goal for CTF’s Racing4Research Program at Watkins Glen

on Wednesday, 25 June 2014. Posted in R4R News Blog

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NEW YORK (June 25, 2014) - While the bright and colorful livery representing the Children's Tumor Foundation's Racing4Research program has been a part of the professional sports car scene since January, this weekend's Sahlen's Six Hours at the Glen will mark a historic first for the Foundation in which three separate cars in three separate categories will be at the same venue carrying the same colors.

"It's truly amazing how embracing the entire sports car scene has been of our program," stated Jill Beck, Director of Racing4Research. "So much of our efforts in racing are not just about raising awareness, but about giving the families and children suffering from NF an event to look forward to, and everyone in the paddock has accepted this with open arms. It should be a great event at Watkins Glen, and I have to thank everyone at Park Place Motorsports and Compass360 Racing for making this a reality."

 

IMSA’s Kansas Tour To Be A Special Weekend For CTF's “Art Cars"

on Thursday, 05 June 2014. Posted in R4R News Blog

Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Champions Compass360 Racing to host local CTF artist and NF Hero Jeff Hanson

KANSAS CITY, KS — After a successful outing at Lime Rock Park two weeks ago in which Compass360 Racing’s sharply-liveried Subaru WRX STi took its first podium of the season at the hands of Ryan Eversley and Kyle Gimple, the car will return to battle at Kansas Speedway this coming weekend, this time being driven by long-time C360R pilot Ray Mason and team newcomer Pierre Kleinubing.

Local artist Jeff Hanson — who was commissioned to create the piece of original art that adorns the GS-class #76 Subaru, as well as the team’s ST-class #75 Honda Civic Si helmed by Gimple and Eversley — will be celebrated at the event, along with an entourage of family, friends and other local-area NF Heroes.

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GA - Jocelyn Driscoll

GA - Jocelyn Driscoll

Hi my name is Jocelyn Driscoll. I was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 at age 3. Neurofibroma...

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MO - Nicole Riley

MO - Nicole Riley

Nicole was diagnosed with a large Plexiform tumor in her lower abdomen and legs on her first birthda...

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NC - Noah Roberts

NC - Noah Roberts

Noah was only five when a CT scan, after an accident, revealed that he had two brain tumors. Noah ha...

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MI - Izzy Mick

MI - Izzy Mick

Izzy has Neurofibromatosis. This disorder can result in tumors to develop anywhere in her bo...

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NY - Julia Perfetti

NY - Julia Perfetti

Four years ago our life changed drastically when our beautiful ladybug girl was diagnosed with NF. J...

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VA - Cameron Arnette

VA - Cameron Arnette

Cameron is a happy little 5-year-old boy. At such a young age, he is already a car enthusiast. He ha...

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MA - Molly McBryan

MA - Molly McBryan

Molly was diagnosed with NF1 at 18 months. Doctors have found a tumor on Molly's optic nerve, a si...

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CA - Raymond Thomas

CA - Raymond Thomas

Raymond was diagnosed with NF1 at about 2 years old. Since then he has begun to work with a speech...

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NE - John Schafer

NE - John Schafer

Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on any nerve in your body at anyt...

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CA - Andrew Vigil

CA - Andrew Vigil

Hi, my name is Andrew and I was diagnosed with NF1 when I was 5 years old. I am now 10 years old and...

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GA - Katelyn Watkins

GA - Katelyn Watkins

My name is Sara Katelyn Watkins. I go by Katelyn but do have several nicknames that some people call...

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PA - Michael Zazula

PA - Michael Zazula

Welcome to Michael's Racing for Research page. The past year has been full of challenges, a test of ...

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MA - Dylan Thompson

MA - Dylan Thompson

Dylan is 10 years old and has neurofibromatosis. He has suffered significant visual losses such as b...

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CA - Brandon Tibbets

CA - Brandon Tibbets

Brandon Tibbets was born with NF 1. He has a bone deformity in his leg due to his NF. His bone fract...

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CA - Madison Branaugh

CA - Madison Branaugh

Neurofibromatosis is no fun. I am so thankful of your support to help us find the cure. I cannot exp...

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NY - Kevin Martin

NY - Kevin Martin

My name is Kevin Martin. I am 12 years old. When I was only a few weeks old, I developed café-au-lai...

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MA - Celia LaBarbera

MA - Celia LaBarbera

Looking at Celia, one only sees a vibrant, happy playful 6-year old girl who is bursting with lif...

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