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Kyle Petty celebrates end of 2002 season with motorcycle ride to benefit Victory Junction Gang Camp. Petty kicks off Key Lime Ride presented by Sprint this weekend in Miami, (November 12, 2002 - Miami, Fla.) - As the 2002 Winston Cup ...

Kyle Petty celebrates end of 2002 season with motorcycle ride to benefit Victory Junction Gang Camp.

Petty kicks off Key Lime Ride presented by Sprint this weekend in Miami,

(November 12, 2002 - Miami, Fla.) - As the 2002 Winston Cup season comes to an end in Miami, Kyle Petty will be busy gearing up his Victory motorcycle for an exciting week on the road. Petty will lead approximately 100 riders through Florida, Georgia and South Carolina as part of the Key Lime Ride presented by Sprint.

The ride kicks off on November 18 in Miami and travels for three days making stops in Key West and Daytona Beach before arriving at its final destination of Charleston, SC. The Key Lime Ride is part of the Petty Touring Series, an extension of the Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America.

"We created the Petty Touring Series several years ago as a way to accommodate all the people we couldn't fit on the Charity Ride," said Petty. "The Key Lime Ride is a great way to cap off a great season. We've had a lot of high points this year. Petty Enterprises made some great strides on track, we've had our most successful Charity Ride to date, and we've held the ground breaking on the Victory Junction Gang Camp. So this ride is a cool way to celebrate the accomplishments of the season while helping others."

The Key Lime Ride benefits the Victory Junction Gang Camp, the national charity of the Kyle Petty Charity Ride. Kyle and Pattie Petty founded the camp in 2000 in memory of their son Adam, who was tragically killed in a racing accident. The camp will serve as a retreat for children with chronic or life-threatening illnesses at no charge to the campers or their families. To date the camp has raised $10.2 million, almost half of the $24 million needed for the project.

The Kyle Petty Charity Ride formed the Petty Touring Series in 2000. In addition to the Key Lime Ride, the group also organized the Bristol Breakaway, a one-day motorcycle ride following the fall race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

For more information on the Kyle Petty Charity Ride and the many other programs that it supports, contact Kyle Petty Charity Ride, Inc. by phone 888-45-PETTY or by email at info@kylepettycharityride.org.

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Series Charity , NASCAR
Drivers Kyle Petty