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Sunrise Childrens Hospital Patients Meet Nascar Driver Victory Lane Kids* Makes Pit Stop Before Las Vegas Race Placing Children with Life-Threatening Illnesses in NASCAR's Victory Lane [LAS VEGAS, NV] NASCAR driver Lance Norick will...

Sunrise Childrens Hospital Patients Meet Nascar Driver
Victory Lane Kids* Makes Pit Stop Before Las Vegas Race

Placing Children with Life-Threatening Illnesses in NASCAR's Victory Lane

[LAS VEGAS, NV] NASCAR driver Lance Norick will autograph pictures and give away matchbox replicas of his #90 Aventis Behring Choice Chevrolet Silverado for patients at Sunrise Children's Hospital on behalf of his Victory Lane Kids* program Thursday, October 11, 2001 at 11AM.

Victory Lane Kids* is a partnership between Norick and his sponsor, Aventis Behring, LLC. Aventis Behring makes blood-clotting products that help people with hemophilia live healthy, active lives. Hemophilia is a potentially life-threatening bleeding disorder and without proper treatment of the missing or deficient clotting factor, those with hemophilia are at constant risk of hemorrhage.

Victory Lane Kids* is dedicated to increasing community awareness about bleeding disorders and to assist local area support groups in their fund raising efforts. Associate sponsorships on Norick's #90 Aventis Behring Choice Chevrolet are available and those funds are donated back into the local hemophilia community.


#90 Aventis Behring Choice Chevrolet Silverado
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series - Las Vegas Speedway-October 14, 2001
11th in NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Points

Driver: Lance Norick #90
Sponsor: Aventis Behring Choice
Crew Chief: John Monsam
Owner: Ron Norick

The Truck:
Norick will race "Toad" again this weekend. This is the truck the team placed 5th in Texas on October 5th.

Notes & Quotes:

* 11th place Norick is inching in on 10th place Coy Gibbs...only 60 points behind him after Texas.

* 200 guests will join Norick at a pre-race Victory Lane Kids(tm) event.

* Special guest Jeff Konkle will be Norick's honorary pit crew member for this race. He is a member of the Victory Lane Kids(tm) network. He not only will help the team during the race, but he will take a spin in the pace truck, before the event!

* Norick will visit children at Sunrise Children's Hospital on Thursday at 11AM, signing autographs and handing out matchbox versions of his #90 ABChoice Silverado.

Driver Lance Norick: "I am really looking forward to this race. Vegas is a blast and we will have a bunch of guests in the stands cheering for us. I am glad we are taking Toad again this week. Our guys are ready and I know I am, so we are just looking forward to a good show."

Crew Chief John Monsam: "The facilities are awesome at Las Vegas. I really am looking forward to that. In the past, I have always run well there, but we always crashed out, so my record doesn't really show it."

Team Manager Gus Primm "I cannot wait. We are bringing the best truck for this track and I think you are going to see us really perform out there." <pre> 2001 Performance: When Where Start Finish Points 02/14/01 Daytona 19 4 4th 03/04/01 Homestead 4 13 9th 03/17/01 Bakersfield 23 27 11th 04/07/01 M-Ville 21 27 15th 05/06/01 Gateway 13 14 12th 05/12/01 Darlington 18 20 14th 05/20/01 Pikes Peak 13 23 15th 06/02/01 Dover 16 17 14th 06/08/01 Texas 14 12 14th 06/23/01 Memphis 7 8 13th 06/30/01 Milwaukee 8 17 13th 07/07/01 Kansas 16 11 14th 07/14/01 Kentucky 14 18 14th 07/21/01 N.Hampshire 7 16 14th 08/03/01 Indy 9 15 14th 08/10/01 Nashville 11 9 12th 08/18/01 Chicago 3 3 11th 08/26/01 Nazareth 9 21 11th 09/06/01 Richmond 8 28 11th 09/28/01 S. Boston 16 13 11th 10/05/01 Texas 11 5 11th

Career Stats Starts in 2001: 21 of 21 Year-to-Date Earnings: $231,260 2001 Top-5 Finishes: 3 of 21 2001 Top-10 Finishes: 6 of 21 2001 Top-15 Finishes: 11 of 21 2001 Top-20 Finishes: 16 of 21

1996-2000 NCTS Results Number of Starts: 109 Race Winnings: $860,361

Other NASCAR Series: Winston West: 6 Starts: $40,924 Winston Cup: 1 Start: $22,645

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Coy Gibbs , Lance Norick