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Program Puts Children In NASCAR's Victory Lane Victory Lane Kids" Event to be Held at New Hampshire International Speedway [LOUDON, NH] Victory Lane Kids is providing children who have life-threatening illnesses the chance to experience the...

Program Puts Children In NASCAR's Victory Lane
Victory Lane Kids" Event to be Held at New Hampshire International Speedway

[LOUDON, NH] Victory Lane Kids is providing children who have life-threatening illnesses the chance to experience the thrill of NASCAR racing.

On Saturday, July 21st from 10:00am-1:00pm at New Hampshire International Speedway, over 200 people (local children with hemophilia and their families) will enjoy a full day of activities as they meet NASCAR driver Lance Norick and cheer him on in the 1:00pm New England 200 as guests of Norick's sponsor, Aventis Behring Choice.

Local Chapter of National Hemophilia Foundation to Benefit from NASCAR Craftsman Series Sponsorship at New Hampshire International Speedway

Racing Dreams Come True For One Chernobyl Youth
Aventis Behring Bestows Honorary Pit Crew Member Status on Maxim Michalkin

Victory Lane Kids" provides children who have life-threatening illnesses the chance to experience the thrill of NASCAR racing. At the New Hampshire International Speedway this weekend, the thrill for one Russian boy will be even greater.

Maxim Michalkin, an 18-year-old from the Chernobyl area, will be a special guest of NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Driver Lance Norick and his sponsor Aventis Behring this Saturday. Maxim will be lending a helping hand in the pit during the New England 200, just as Aventis Behring helped him in his time of need.

The son of a Russian cobbler, Maxim was very ill. He had already lost his older brother to complications from hemophilia, and his parents weren't sure where to turn when Maxim needed a life-saving surgery. The Chernobyl Children's Project, USA provided the necessary surgery and Aventis Behring provided the necessary products for his surgery. Now "Max" is in the USA for a month visiting his doctors for his final check-ups. Through the Victory Lane Kids program and the Chernobyl Children's Project USA, Maxim was chosen to be an honorary pit crew member on Lance Norick's #90 Aventis Behring Choice Chevy Silverado Crew.

Victory Lane Kids was developed for children who have been treated with coagulation therapies developed by Aventis Behring, LLC. Aventis Behring makes the blood clotting products that allow people with hemophilia to live healthy, active lives. Hemophilia is a flaw in the body's blood clotting system, making it difficult to control bleeding even after minor injuries.

Six Flags New England becomes Associate Sponsor

Aventis Behring offered an Associate Sponsorship package to local businesses in conjunction with their #90 ABChoice Chevy Silverado. Six Flags New England chose to join the Victory Lane Kids at the New England 200. Six Flags New England donated over 125 tickets in exchange for this associate sponsorship, allowing the chapter a place to hold their annual meeting. Aventis Behring sells associate sponsorships at each race and the proceeds go back into that local hemophilia community.

Victory Lane Kids Sponsor Information

Aventis Behring is a global leader in the plasma protein industry, providing a wide range of innovative, high quality therapies and unique support services to patients worldwide. Aventis Behring's AB CHOICE is about bringing together members of the bleeding disorders community so they can collectively benefit from available information and resources. AB CHOICE is about celebrating that which makes each member of this community unique. Aventis Behring's AB CHOICE is a unique healthcare initiative for people with bleeding disorders to provide customized access to resources and educational services. It is open to all interested patients families and professionals.

L & R Motorsports is an Oklahoma-based corporation that operates the L & R Motorsports Racing Team. L & R Motorsports, co-owned by Ron Norick and driver Lance Norick, maintains complete racing facilities in Concord, NC, with corporate offices in Oklahoma City.

-L&RM

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Series Automotive , Charity , NASCAR Truck
Drivers Lance Norick