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DW's Tundra highlights eBay auction to benefit Victory Junction Gang Camp
TORRANCE, Calif.Three-time NASCAR champion
One hundred percent of the proceeds from the winner's bid will go to the Victory Junction Gang Camp, a retreat for children living with chronic or life-threatening illnesses, established by Kyle and Pattie Petty. More information on the charity auction on eBay can be found at www.DarrellsTundra.com, with the online auction running June 14-24. The Victory Junction Gang Camp is a designated charity of NASCAR.
"It's time for me to get a new Toyota hot rod and if this helps raise money for the Victory Junction Gang Camp, I'm all for it," Waltrip said. "Kyle and Pattie Petty have worked extremely hard to make the camp a reality and I'm proud DW and Toyota are able to help. I even promise to get the ding in the driver's door fixed."
Along with Waltrip's Tundra, the highest bidder will be treated to an unforgettable weekend at the Toyota Tundra 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race at Nashville Superspeedway, August 12-15. The package includes firstclass roundtrip airfare and three nights of luxury hotel accommodations for two in Nashville. Before the start of the race, Waltrip will personally present the keys of the Tundra to the highest bidder. The VIP package also includes:
- Two suite tickets to the Toyota Tundra 200 at Nashville Superspeedway August 14.
- Chauffeured transportation -- in a one-of-a-kind Toyota Tundra limousine -- to and from the racetrack and to and from the airport in Nashville.
- Craftsman-sponsored VIP tour of Nashville Superspeedway, including the garage area and "Victory Lane."
- Craftsman "Do-It-Yourself" Dream Garage featuring more than 500 tools and the tool chests to hold them.
- $1,000 Bass Pro Shops gift certificate.
- Autographed photo with
"Toyota has a strong commitment to charitable organizations and this auction is an opportunity to combine that
dedication to charity with the inaugural season of the Toyota Tundra participating in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck
Series," said Les Unger, TMS national motorsports manager. "The Victory Junction Gang Camp is an extremely
worthwhile charity and having
The Victory Junction Gang Camp, located in Randleman, N.C., is a retreat for chronically ill children and their families. It was founded by Kyle and Pattie Petty to honor their son Adam, who died tragically in an accident at the track in May 2000. The goal of the Victory Junction Gang Camp is to enrich the lives of children with chronic or lifethreatening illnesses by creating camping experiences that are memorable, exciting, fun, empowering, physically safe and medically sound. Activities at the camp include boating, fishing, swimming, arts and crafts, and horseback riding.
"I can't wait until June 20th when we welcome our first group of campers to the Victory Junction Gang Camp," said
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