September 24, 2007
Alpinestars Inc. Teams With Chili Pepper Racing to become Official Riding Gear for the 4th Annual Post Petit LeMans Charity Motorcycle Ride.
Ooltewah, TN (Sept. 24, 2007) - Chili Pepper Racing announced today that Alpinestars Inc of Torrance California will join forces to raise awareness and monies to fight pediatric cancer and its effects through the 4th Annual Post Petit LeMans Charity Motorcycle Ride October 7, 2007 becoming the Official Riding Gear for 2007.
Alpinestars is a world-leading manufacturer of professional automotive and motorcycle racing products, high-performance apparel, technical footwear and clothing.
The 4th Annual Charity Ride is the finishing touch on an exciting race filled weekend beginning with the 9th Round of the SPEED World Challenge Touring Car Series on Friday October 5, 2007 followed by the 10th Annual AMLS 1000 mile Petit LeMans Saturday October 6th.
The Weekends Charity fund raising events include a $25 a ticket raffle for a 2007 Suzuki GSX-R 750 and a two day Kevin Schwantz Suzuki Riding School and the 118 mile Motorcycle Ride that begins with a lap around the 2.54 mile 12 turn Road Atlanta Road Course. Only 1000 raffle tickets will be sold.
Last years ride and raffle raised a record $34,000 for the Lighthouse Family Retreat, a seaside family retreat established in December 1999 to serve families caring for children with cancer. This year, in addition to its continuing support of the Lighthouse Family Foundation, Chili Pepper Racing will also donate proceeds to the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer. The Austin Hatcher Foundation's mission is to raise money to support the diagnosis, treatment and cure of pediatric cancers, and to provide support to the families.
Austin Hatcher Foundation and The Light House Family Retreat are certified 501c3 non-profit organizations. Visit www.chilipepperracing.org to find out more about these charities.
Alpinestars Inc, joins A Mother’s Arms, Suzuki Motorcycles, Kevin Schwantz Suzuki Motorcycle School, Road Atlanta, Sunbelt Foods Co., Mid Florida Golf Carts, Lake Lanier Lodges, and Flowery Branch Yacht Club Restaurant as Corporate partners in a vital fight for the lives of children everywhere.
To register for the 4th Annual Post Petit Le Mans Charity Motorcycle Ride, visit http://www.chilipepperracing.org. Official Chili Pepper Racing Raffle Tickets can be purchased during the 10th Annual Petit Le Mans race weekend, October 4-6, at Vendor Village, in the Chili Pepper Racing Support Paddock at Road Atlanta. Information on race weekend can be found at www.roadatlanta.com.
Amy Jo Osborn
7421 Savannah Drive
Ooltewah, TN 37363