May 28, 2013
Kick-It will once again sponsor of the No. 57 Sprint car fueled by Silva Motorsports and driven by Shane Stewart and Kyle Larson.
Kick-It is a grassroots fundraising movement dedicated to improve and accelerate advancements in pediatric cancer research by inspiring individuals across the country to play kickball. By organizing a game, joining a team or making a donation, you are helping thousands of children fighting cancer. Visit www.kick-it.org/jeffgordon to create your game today.
"I'm committed to bringing awareness to childhood cancer and our Kick-It program, "said Gordon. "This sponsorship will help us reach markets we otherwise wouldn't.
"Shane Stewart and Kyle Larson are talented drivers and we are confident this will be a successful partnership, both on and off the track."
The Kick-It paint scheme will make appearances on the #57 Sprint car at the Skagit Dirt Cup ito be held on June 21-23, the 360 & 410 Knoxville Nationals scheduled to be held on August 2 - 4 and August 8 - 10, the Gold Cup World of Outlaws in Chico, California scheduled to be held on September 7th and the World of Outlaws event in Antioch on September 8th.
"I am proud to have my team associated with Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation and the Kick-It program," said Paul Silva owner of Silva Motorsports. "As a new father, this cause is very important to me. Every child should have the chance to be a kid.
"Hopefully, our involvement will help raise support and awareness in the fight to end childhood cancer."
Results of the 2012 Kick-It car sponsorship:
o $ 92,388 raised as a result of 6 Kick-It games
o Shane Stewart won the 360 Knoxville Nationals in the Kick-It car
o Kyle Larson won the Chico Gold Cup in the Kick-It car
2013 confirmed sprint car related Kick-It games:
o Australia: $ 55,154 (final)
o Chili Bowl: $ 7,479 (final)
o Fremont Speedway (5/26): $ 22,000
o Skagit Dirt Cup (6/22)
o Chico Gold Cup (9/7)
o Cottage Grove (7/21)
o Knoxville Nationals (8/9): $ 20,655
o Kokomo Speedway (8/24)
o Williams Grove (10/4)
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