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Commanding Second Win of 2014 for CTF "Art Car" and Compass360 Racing

on Monday, 22 September 2014. Posted in R4R News Blog

Dramatic performances from Gimple, Eversley and crew punctuate exciting, rainy race in Texas

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AUSTIN, TEXAS — Unsettled weather formed the backdrop to an exciting Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race at one of the country’s most impressive race tracks, the Circuit of the Americas in Texas. Known for hosting the United States’ round of the Formula 1 calendar in early November, this weekend’s event was all about sportscar racing.

IMSA’s TUDOR series combined with the only North American round of the FIA’s World Endurance Championship on Saturday, while the two-and-a-half-hour CTSCC race was Friday’s highlight.

Gimple, who had qualified in P4 made quick work of the leaders and took the lead of the race in the early going. As expected, his #75 Children’s Tumor Foundation / Honda HPD / Racing4Research.org Civic Si — the lead front-wheel-drive car — suffered tire degradation earlier than its rear-wheel-drive Street Tuner competition, and Kyle did a masterful job of maintaining the pace in third while conserving his Continental rubber.

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."

 

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