Bourdais’ tenth anniversary Kart4Kids charity fundraiser set for Saturday
One of many nice pre-season traditions throughout the NTT IndyCar Sequence will have a good time its tenth anniversary because the Kart4Kids charity fundraiser takes place this Saturday in St. Petersburg.
Led by A.J. Foyt Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais in his adopted hometown, and supported a dedicated group of native volunteers, the occasion has despatched greater than $1 million to the close by Johns Hopkins All Youngsters’s Hospital.
Exterior of the karting occasion which has featured practically half of the IndyCar grid and quite a few sports activities automotive drivers through the years, a web based public sale containing signed racing memorabilia, journeys, racing experiences, art work, and different donated gadgets is the place followers can proceed to help Kart4Kids from afar.
“We’ve got numerous assist this yr for the occasion,” Bourdais informed RACER. “Usually, we open the yr at St. Pete, however with how the schedule has labored out, we’ll do the karting occasion and the reside public sale, then race at Barber the subsequent weekend, after which return to St. Pete for the IndyCar race. However even with it being jumbled a bit bit, there’s a number of wonderful sponsors which have come via for us [https://kart4kids.org/sponsors/]. Greater than something, I’m actually happy with everybody who began this 10 years in the past and to see that it’s nonetheless rising and serving to with vital issues for the kids’s hospital.”