Skip Barber Racing School Teams Up With Make-A-Wish FoundationJun 07, 2013
Friday, June 07, 2013
Skip Barber Racing School Teams Up With Make-A-Wish Foundation
Make-A-Wish Child Will Fulfill Dream of Driving a Race Car Tuesday June 11
Skip Barber Racing School is proud to team up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation and provide a child with her dream drive.
Makenzie, 4, from Stone Mountain, Ga., has always loved racing with her dad. She’s participated in a few karting sessions but has always wanted to experience driving by herself.
On June 11, Skip Barber Racing School will provide a toy race car for Makenzie to drive on a special autocross course. The School’s employees, Make-A-Wish Foundation volunteers and Makenzie’s family will cheer her on as she experiences driving the course in her very own racing suit.
Following the event, the family will have the opportunity to tour Skip Barber Racing School office, see the Road Atlanta track, and take pictures in a Skip Barber Racing School Formula Car.
For more information, contact Brett Johnson at
Makenzie, 4, lives in Stone Mountain with her family. Her favorite color is pink and her favorite number is four. She likes reading Bible stories and enjoys watching Dora the Explorer, Madagascar, and Cars.
About Make-A-Wish Foundation:
Make-A-Wish grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories, on average, every 38 minutes. We believe that a wish experience can be a game-changer. This one belief guides us. It inspires us to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids we serve.
Visit http://wish.org to learn more.
About Skip Barber Racing School:
For 38 years Skip Barber Racing School, the leader in high performance driving and racing education, has operated a fully integrated system of racing schools, driving schools, racing championships, corporate events and OEM events across North America. Skip Barber Racing School provides entry-level, equal car championships. The athletes are given media exposure, expert coaching, on-track arrive and drive experience, financial awards and motorsport scholarships. The reason many people choose to race with Skip Barber Racing School is because they know it is the place where the stars of tomorrow begin their careers. The Skip Barber Racing School launched the auto racing careers of Ryan Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti, Scott Speed, A.J. Allmendinger, Raphael Matos, Spencer Pigot, Josef Newgarden and many more.
For more information go to skipbarber.com or call 800.221.1131.