Race Fans for a Cure booth information

Kelley Jarrett, Robert and Carolyn Yates, and Debbie Parrott to volunteer at Race Fans For A Cure® display booth on May 26. (DEARBORN, Mich., May 21, 2002) - Kelley Jarrett, Debbie Parrott, and Robert and Carolyn Yates will be volunteers at the...

Kelley Jarrett, Robert and Carolyn Yates, and Debbie Parrott to volunteer at Race Fans For A Cure® display booth on May 26.

(DEARBORN, Mich., May 21, 2002) - Kelley Jarrett, Debbie Parrott, and Robert and Carolyn Yates will be volunteers at the Race Fans for a Cure® display booth directly outside of Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., on Sunday, May 26. The booth will be located outside of the track, behind the Ford Grandstand, near the main gate.

Kelley Jarrett, wife of 1999 Winston Cup champion Dale Jarrett, will be at the display booth from 2-3 p.m. Robert Yates, owner of the No. 88 and No. 28 NASCAR Winston Cup Tauruses, and his wife, Carolyn, will be at the booth from 10-11 a.m. Debbie Parrott, wife of No. 88 UPS Taurus crew chief Todd Parrott, will be there from 12-1 p.m.

Race Fans for a Cure® is a joint initiative involving Ford Credit, Dale and Kelley Jarrett, and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The program is designed to increase awareness of breast cancer and the importance of early detection, and to provide a way for fans to support the Komen Foundation and its mission to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease.

Race Fans for a Cure® booths will be at 600 Festival in Charlotte from May 23 through 25; at Dale Jarrett, Inc., in Newton, N.C., on May 24; and at Lowe's Motor Speedway on May 25 and 26.

For a $1 donation, fans receive a keepsake enamel pink ribbon pin and can personalize a pink paper ribbon to show their support. All proceeds go directly to the Komen Foundation. So far this year, Race Fans for a Cure® has raised $26,042.74 for the Komen Foundation, including $16,287.80 at Daytona International Speedway during SpeedWeeks - the largest amount ever raised by the program at a single event. In two-plus years, the program has raised over $161,000 to support the fight against breast cancer through funding of innovative research and community-based research programs.

To learn more about Race Fans for a Cure®, the Komen Foundation, Ford Credit and their efforts in the fight against breast cancer, fans can log onto www.racefansforacure.com. Fans can share their thoughts or ask questions about future Race Fans for a Cure® events, or make donations via credit card.

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Series Charity , NASCAR
Drivers Dale Jarrett , Robert Yates