Pro/Am Kart Race raises $81,000 for Children’s Hospital
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Patrick Long and Sebastien Bourdais were instrumental in the organizing and success of the 6th annual Kart 4 Kids Pro/Am Kart Race held at Andersen Race Park. Supported in part by the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg, the race to date has raised $281,000 for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.
After a hard fought 75-lap enduro race, Spencer Pigot’s team took first, Scott Dixon’s team second, and Ethan Low’s team third.
The Professional IndyCar and Sports Car drivers who participated included Sebastian Bourdais, Patrick Long, Tony Kanaan, Scott Dixon, Jordan Taylor, Ricky Taylor, Spencer Pigot, Ed Jones, Jan Heylen, RC Enerson, Daniel Morad, Trent Hindman, James French, Ethan Lowe, Nate Stacy, and Glenn McGee. The event would not be possible without the support of sponsors, Tequila Patron, Cardio Access, Construction Services, Rally Stores and Alegra Motorsports, just to name a few.
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is the only critical care children’s hospital on the West Coast of Florida. Included in their areas of expertise are extreme premature births, infant open-heart surgery, pediatric cancer, and child critical trauma.
Kart 4 Kids, Inc. sole focus is raising money for children’s medical needs. It is an all-volunteer organization and all money raised net of direct event expenses goes directly the Hospital located in St. Petersburg.