Brooklyn: Ford Credit donates $5,000 for Jarrett pole

Ford Credit donates another $5,000 to Komen Foundation after Dale Jarrett wins pole at Michigan; $600,000 since 1998. BROOKLYN, Mich., June 15, 2002 - Dale Jarrett's pole win on Friday for the Sirius Satellite Radio 400 at Michigan International...

Ford Credit donates another $5,000 to Komen Foundation after Dale Jarrett wins pole at Michigan; $600,000 since 1998.

BROOKLYN, Mich., June 15, 2002 - Dale Jarrett's pole win on Friday for the Sirius Satellite Radio 400 at Michigan International Speedway results in another $5,000 donation from Ford Credit to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation to help in its mission to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease.

Ford Credit, associate sponsor of the No. 88 UPS Ford Taurus, has now donated $600,000 to the Komen Foundation based on Jarrett's on-track performance and end-of season bonuses since 1998 - including $15,000 this year.

Ford Credit gives the Komen Foundation $10,000 for each of Jarrett's victories, $7,500 for each second-place finish, $5,000 for each third-place finish and $5,000 for each pole position won (as fastest qualifier).

To learn more about Race Fans for a Cure®, the Komen Foundation, Ford Credit and their efforts to help raise awareness of breast cancer and the importance of early detection, fans can log on to www.racefansforacure.com. Fans can share their thoughts or ask questions about future Race Fans for a Cure® events. Fans can also make online donations via credit card.

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Series Charity , NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Jarrett