Rick Huseman AND Dan Wheldon Fundraiser Information
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Rick Huseman Memorial Race & Fundraiser
The off-road community is putting together a special event to celebrate the life of racing superstar Rick Huseman and his brother Jeff who were killed in a plane crash on Oct. 16 near Barstow. The event will be held at Pole Position Raceway in Corona on Thursday, October 27 beginning at 6pm and will raise money for his wife Michelle and two-year-old son Ricky. The event will feature both silent and live auctions along with world-class indoor karting, food and drink.
The nation's best off-road racers are expected to be in attendance including Ricky Johnson, Kyle LeDuc, Brian Deegan, Carl Renezeder, Scott Douglas, Johnny Greaves, Rob MacCachren, Mike Childress and World Rally Cup racer Ken Block.
For directions or more information check out www.PolePositionRaceway.
Pole Position Raceway
6pm (PT) – TBD
1594 E. Bentley Dr.
Live and Silent auction on site at Pole Position Raceway
Additional auction (possibly eBay) still TBD
If you are unable to attend, donations can also be sent to:
Rick Huseman Memorial Fund
Premiere Service Bank
3637 Arlington Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
Dan Wheldon Memorial & Fundraiser
INDYCAR will hold a public memorial service to celebrate the life of IZOD IndyCar Series driver Dan Wheldon on Sunday, October 23 at 4pm ET at the Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis (home of the Pacers). The memorial will also be broadcast live on www.IndyCar.com, Versus and locally (in Indy) on WTTV Channel 4. The Virginia Street parking garage will be open free of charge to augment on-street parking.
Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis
4pm (ET) – 5pm (ET)
* Doors open at 2:30 p.m.
The memorial also will be broadcast on www.indycar.com, VERSUS and locally on WTTV-4.
The Virginia Street parking garage will be open free of charge to augment on-street parking.
TBD – IndyCar driver Graham Rahal (follow Graham on Twitter for info) is coordinating, details still TBD
If you are unable to attend the Memorial, donations can also be sent to:
The Dan Wheldon Family Trust Fund
Fifth Third Private Bank
Attn: Dan Wheldon Family Trust
251 North Illinois St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
All Fifth Third Bank branches also are accepting contributions in person, which will be routed to the account.
The Dan Wheldon Family Trust Fund is a taxable trust fund for the benefit of the Wheldon family. Contributions to it are not considered charitable contributions, and could have federal gift tax consequences. Please consult your own legal or tax advisors regarding these potential tax consequences.