09/29/2011 8:39 PM
On the heels of their first full season of competition, CJ Wilson Racing and CJ Wilson's Children's Charities will be a part of one of the biggest motorsports events of the year, the American LeMans Series Petit LeMans event at Road Atlanta.
Competing in tomorrow's SCCA ProRacing Mazda MX-5 Cup, team driver Jason Saini will be joined at the display by Robert Champagne, founder of CJ's Charity and his son Micah, who has Hemophilia. Fans will get a chance to meet Robert and Micah, and information will be on hand for those who would like to donate for the cause. CJ's foundation focuses on passing donations on to hospitals that need to improve their conditions for children who require long term hospitals stays. Through donations and corporate partners, things like game rooms are built, video game consoles and games are distributed - anything to make the hospital stays less of a burden for those who already having a tough time.
"Micah and I are very much looking forward to getting to the track and meeting everyone," said Robert of the upcoming event. "This really gives us an opportunity to expand the foundation beyond our Texas home base, and do so much more for those in need. We look forward to raising awareness and maybe seeing a spike in donations due to this event."
Jason Saini was also looking forward to Saturday's event.
"The Petit LeMans is such a world class event, and it's a great venue to cap off our season. We are happy with a solid debut to be fighting for 2nd in the championship in our very first year. The Mazda MX-5 Cup is an amazing series, and we are looking forward to a great year next year. What I'm most excited about is doing more with the Charity and raising awareness in both series' we are running for 2012. We hope to see lots of people stop by on Saturday!"
Those who can't make it to Road Altanta can visit www.leftylefty.com/charity and click on the donate button to support the cause.