Deserving Austin Families to Receive VIP Trackside Experience at COTA
Contact: Cristina Easterly, Kingdom Racing
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 1, 2016 /Christian Newswire
/ -- On November 5-6, Kingdom Racing will conclude its 2016 activity at the U.S. Vintage Racing National Championship to be held at the Circuit of The Americas (COTA) race track in Austin, Texas. COTA is the site of the U.S. Formula 1 Grand Prix and will host the Vintage Racing National Championship for the 4th consecutive year. Vintage race competitors from around the world come to race at this historic track – all hoping to go home with the coveted golden Bell Racing National Champion helmet. For more information about the SVRA series visit www.svra.com
Kingdom Racing was invited to compete in this championship following its 1st and 2nd place finishes at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in June. "This is a wonderful way to conclude our 2016 season and we hope to provide our guests with a lifelong experience," said George Del Canto, Kingdom Racing's Founder - who will be piloting the #33 1969 Mustang in the Trans Am races.
Kingdom Racing will also be hosting Miles of Smiles groups from several YMCA of Austin branches at the track during the weekend. "At the YMCA of Austin, we strive to make new, life-enriching experiences available to everyone, regardless of their socioeconomic status," said James Finck, YMCA of Austin President and CEO. "By teaming with Kingdom Racing for the Miles of Smiles event, we're helping these families experience the unique thrill of motorsports with VIP access." About Kingdom Racing:
Kingdom Racing is a 501(c)3 non-denominational Christian race team and ministry with a unique mission: to Deliver God's Word through Motorsports. We do this by combining IndyCar races and other motorsports along with our outreach ministry programs that minister to race fans and church nominated families. In 2008, Kingdom Racing made history as the first faith-vision team to ever compete in the Indianapolis 500 mile race. To date, we have three full seasons of IndyCar and nine years of race performance with IndyCar drivers Davey Hamilton, Simon Pagenaud, Sage Karam, Townsend Bell and Martin Plowman. Together, we have run nine consecutive Indy 500 mile races.
About the YMCA of Austin:
Founded in 1953, the YMCA of Austin is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The YMCA of Austin currently serves more than 65,000 active members and provides program services to an additional 60,000 people citywide. The YMCA puts Christian principles into practice through programs that promote good health, strong families, character values, youth leadership, community development and international understanding.