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C360R Continues Support of CTF with Two-Car World Challenge Effort

on Monday, 02 March 2015. Posted in R4R News Blog

Team Extends Highly Successful Jeffrey Owen Hanson "Art Car" Program

2015 C360R PWC Art Cars

AUSTIN, TX — The Pirelli World Challenge season opens this weekend at one of the continent's premier tracks, the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The series includes seven different classes, featuring an astonishing variety of cars including everything from wildly winged Lamborghinis to grocery-getting MINI Coopers.

The team extends its highly successful “Art Car” program with the Children’s Tumor Foundation, with both cars featuring a different piece of art by acclaimed painter, and 2015 CTF Ambassador Jeffrey Owen Hanson. The 20-year-old philanthropic artist is visually impaired from an optic nerve tumor related to neurofibromatosis – known simply as NF – that is a common yet under-recognized genetic disorder that can cause tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body. NF affects one in every 3,000 people, more than cystic fibrosis, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and Huntington’s disease combined.

Rolex 24 Hours: A First Timer’s Perspective

on Friday, 06 February 2015. Posted in R4R News Blog, Blog

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NF Heroes Gather at 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona

on Tuesday, 03 February 2015. Posted in Foundation News & Events, R4R News Blog, Blog

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The Children's Tumor Foundation and Racing4Research brought NF Heroes, families and race car teams together for the 53rd Rolex 24 at Daytona on Jan. 24-25!

CTF Families Enjoy Exciting Weekend At Daytona

on Wednesday, 28 January 2015. Posted in R4R News Blog

Two Blown Transmissions and an Opossum Can’t Stop Racing4Research Team at Daytona

Photos from our AMAZING weekend at the 2015 Rolex 24 At Daytona. See our complete collection of photos here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152549082125740.1073741851.73944445739&type=1

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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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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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FL - Lilly Ann Brooks

FL - Lilly Ann Brooks

Thank you for supporting the Children's Tumor Foundation. Your contribution is greatly appreciated...

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OR - Zachary Odegard

OR - Zachary Odegard

I am 15 years old and I was diagnosed with NF 1 when I was 3 years old. Neurofibromatosis is a g...

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IL - Tyler Neppl

IL - Tyler Neppl

Tyler was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis or NF at a very young age. He has been affected by tumo...

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NV - Taylor & Kirsten Halbert

NV - Taylor & Kirsten Halbert

Taylor and Kirsten are 7 year old identical twins with a condition called neurofibromatosis. They we...

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FL - Dylan Brain

FL - Dylan Brain

On April 15, 2009, 6:30 pm our lives were changed forever. An MRI showed that our 3 year old son (tw...

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AZ - Kyle Oden

AZ - Kyle Oden

Kyle was first diagnosed with NF1 in February of 2009. We took him to the eye doctor because we thou...

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CA - Denelle Pritchard

CA - Denelle Pritchard

My name is Denelle Pritchard and I am 45 years old. I was diagnosed with NF2 at the age of 28. Since...

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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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GA - Delaney Watts

GA - Delaney Watts

I still remember the day we found out Delaney has NF - 1. I think it is one of those memories you w...

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MI - Nicolas Cohoon

MI - Nicolas Cohoon

When Nic was 2 months old I saw these cute little birthmarks, by 4 months I noticed that they were...

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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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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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CA - Dakota Anderson

CA - Dakota Anderson

Dakota was suspected of having NF1 at 2 months old when the doctor noticed her cafe au lait spots. S...

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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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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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