Heather’s Take

Stock Car Gazette editor and columnist Heather Meyer chimes in with her own take on stock car racing, with a western slant (she lives in Colorado)

FRR Primed, And Ready to Take the Green

12710914_10153315840501053_315489870840793022_oComing off their best season in 10 years of NASCAR racing, Furniture Row Racing will start the 2016 season with a manufacture change.

Toyota has replaced Chevrolet as the manufacturer of choice.  A technical alliance with Joe Gibbs Racing allows access to better technical info. Bass Pro Shop has come on board to sponsor 9 races starting this weekend for the Sprint Unlimited and other races throughout the season.

Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America 2015

11119438_10152787733166053_1644901473293432231_nThe ride started 21 years ago because a group wanted to ride from California back to North Carolina. They knew they couldn’t take a week off work so they decided to make is for Charity stopping at Children’s hospitals along the way. That lasted for 5 years and now the money goes to Victory Junction Camp with stops still at children’s hospitals to tell the people about the camp. Children attend camp for free so this is one of the ways to fund the camp.