The summer heat may be a few months away -- but NASCAR driver Kyle Martel is already making plans to burn up the Pocono Raceway with tires --- and sneakers.
Bill Martel Racing, (BMR) Lebanon, Pa., is hosting “Go Pink @ Pocono 3,” a benefit track walk for the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) to be held on Saturday, August 2nd following the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) “Pocono Mountains 150,” which is scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m. Kyle will drive the #59 Chevrolet Silverado during the race, then lead the post-race walk.
“Walking with three-hundred fans last year was so much fun, I’m confident we can double it this year. It’s also a great opportunity for fans to walk for a great cause and take pictures on a NASCAR track – for which we thank Pocono and NASCAR.” Commented driver Kyle Martel.
Registration for “Go Pink @ Pocono 3” will take place at the BMR Tent located under the main grandstand (Start/Finish Line) on August 1st from Noon until 3:30 p.m. and August 2nd from 8:00 a.m. until race conclusion. The cost to walk is a $10.00 donation, $5.00 (12 & under) A $20.00 donation includes a commemorative Go Pink Tee Shirt -- while supplies last.
“This year we are offering a limited edition (1-225) Pink Ribbon Race Decal for a $25.00 donation – which will be customized and affixed to our NASCAR truck by Kyle Martel. A pink ribbon that goes 200-mph is a great way to honor a breast cancer survivor or loved one on race day,” commented Rob Ziemba, Team Public Relations.
Pocono Raceway is located in Long Pond, Pa. Boscov’s Travel is offering a “Go Pink Race Package” for August 2nd which includes (1) Roundtrip Bus Transportation; (1) NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race & Sprint Cup Practice/Qualifying General Admission Ticket; (1) Breast Cancer Walk Registration; (1) Go Pink Tee-Shirt -- for $99.00 (adults) & $76.00 (12 & under) Bus departs from Lebanon Valley Mall, Lebanon, Pa. and returns after walk.
Net proceeds from the walk will be donated to the PBCC. Walkers will sign a waiver and wear a pink bracelet - provided free of charge. To sponsor a Pink Ribbon Race Decal prior to race day, please send a check or money order payable to BMR, 52 Industrial Road, Elizabethtown, Pa. 17022. Include the name you wish to have on the decal. A complete listing of sponsored ribbons and race information may be found at www.kylemartel.com.