Austin Hatcher Foundation ‘Road Show’ Continues in Conjunction With IMSA Race Season, During Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Event
Fundraising Fan Auctions Set for Sunday at Scenic, Historic Circuit
Auctions Prefaced by Thursday Visit to Nationwide Children’s Hospital
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (April 30, 2019) – The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer is teaming up with some old friends this week, with the end result certain to involve a number of new friends.
The foundation, as part of its status as an official “Proud Charity” of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), will have two fundraising auctions at the famed Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio on Sunday – “race day” for the Acura Sports Car Challenge, part of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule. Race fans will be able to bid on various racing memorabilia from 11-11:30 a.m. at the Team Penske and Meyer Shank Racing transporters in the circuit’s paddock area.
Noted 'Motionsports' Artist Bill Patterson Producing Unique Painting for Auction
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (April 10, 2019) – One of the world’s premier motorsports events will again provide a high-profile stage for the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer during the BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix weekend, April 12-14 at the famed Long Beach, California street circuit.
The Bubba burger Sports Car Grand Prix, set for Saturday, April 13, is the third event of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. The IMSA competition is running in companion to the fourth race of the NTT IndyCar Series season, the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 14. The Long Beach waterfront street circuit debuted in 1975 and from 1976-83 it hosted a Formula One event.
The Austin Hatcher Foundation has a long-running affiliation with IMSA and now serves as an official “Proud Charity” of the organization. IMSA, based in Daytona Beach, Florida, is th...
Variety of At-Track Fundraising Auctions During Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Race Week
Foundation’s 10th Year as IMSA ‘Proud Charity’ Yielding Fundraising, Awareness Benefits
Week Starts With Visit to Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital in Orlando
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (March 11, 2019) – It’s one of the biggest weeks of the year for the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, because it’s also one of the biggest weeks of the sports car racing season, culminated by Saturday’s 67th Annual Mobile 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring at famed Sebring International Raceway.
The synergy results from the 10th year of Austin Hatcher Foundation’s status as an official “Proud Charity” of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), North America’s premier sports car competition sanctioning body; Sebring is the second event on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule, following January’s highly successful Rolex 24 At DAYTONA.
At the 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona, legendary sports car racing organization Corvette Racing was presented with the foundation's third annual Humanitarian Award. Ford Chip Ganassi Racing, IMSA, and Road Atlanta were also announced as award winners.