Martinsville Craftsman Charity Ride-Thursday, April 6

On Thursday, April 6, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series drivers, teams and fans will caravan for children to the series' fifth event at Martinsville Speedway. Sears Craftsman will sponsor the charity motorcycle ride to benefit Sipe's Orchard Home...

On Thursday, April 6, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series drivers, teams and fans will caravan for children to the series' fifth event at Martinsville Speedway.

Sears Craftsman will sponsor the charity motorcycle ride to benefit Sipe's Orchard Home for Children in Conover, N.C. Sipe's Orchard Home is a non-profit children's home, offering residential child care to as many as 42 children from ages 5 to 21.

All NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series drivers, teams and fans are invited. The ride will start at the Sears Auto Center at the Carolina Mall, Concord, N.C., with breakfast and registration at 7 a.m. The motorcycles will leave at 8 a.m., making several stops including Harley-Davidson of Greensboro, with the final destination Martinsville Speedway. For information on the Craftsman Motorsports Ride for Kids, contact Becky Severs at (704) 664-3366. The NAPA 250 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race will be held on Saturday, April 8 at 2 p.m. Tickets for the NAPA 250 are $30 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-12.

Craftsman is the official tool of NASCAR, and has been sponsor of the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series since it began six years ago. According to a 1999 Equitrend survey, Craftsman is the number-one rated brand in America for overall quality. Craftsman tools continue to be the top-selling mechanic and auto specialty tools in the U.S., with more than 1,800 Craftsman hand tools, all made in America and guaranteed forever.

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