Speed Takes on Miles to Fight Two Causes and That Speaks Volumes

Go Green Racing is making its third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start of the season this weekend. (Tim Andrews made the debut) with Scott Speed who will be piloting the No. 79 Ford Fusion Sunday afternoon at Dover International Raceway.

This weekend while at Dover, the team announced that Koma Unwind and “Team Kyle” will be the primary sponsors with a special paint scheme on board.

The special paint scheme is to honor seven-year-old Kyle, of St. Clair of Scarborough, ME. He [Kyle] was born seven weeks early, suffers from a lung disease; and he has severe immobility.

“My association with the ‘Team Kyle’ program means a lot to me. It puts things in total perspective and I am looking forward to putting a smile on Kyle’s face by having a good run here in Dover this weekend.” -Scott Speed

Kyle has had over forty-five surgeries and, has spent much of his life in hospitals. His family has recently been able to bring Kyle home using hospice care.

Prior to the Darlington race, Go Green Racing team owner, Archie St Hilaire met Kyle and said, “I had the chance to meet Kyle and his family a couple of weeks back and he is truly an amazing boy. The strength and love he has is contagious. I hope we can get our car into the race and put on a good show for Kyle.”

Go Green Racing and “Team Kyle” are also encouraging fans to show their support for Kyle by following “Team Kyle” on his Facebook page: http://ow.ly/bjK05

Fox will air the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks on Sunday, June 3rd at 12:30 p.m. ET.

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of SpeedwayMedia.com

Melissa Wright
Melissa Wright
I've been a freelance writer covering Motorsports for over a decade and a half. My column, "Over the Wall". has been my main feature focusing on the unsung heroes in racing. If I'm not trackside; I spend my time volunteering with several veteran based non-profit organizations such as: Team Rubicon, One Tr1be Foundation as well as The American Red Cross. Also, I'm the secretary at The Hour Glass Initiative where we focus on mental health and suicide prevention.

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