Sunoco Super Series Drivers to Visit DeVos Children's Hospital Prior to Berlin Event Wayne and Nancy Moeckel of Victory Chapel Ministries Spearheading 2nd Visitation Effort of the Year Grand Rapids, MI -- (June 16, 2004) For the second time...
Sunoco Super Series Drivers to Visit DeVos Children's Hospital Prior to Berlin Event
Wayne and Nancy Moeckel of Victory Chapel Ministries Spearheading 2nd Visitation Effort of the Year
Grand Rapids, MI -- (June 16, 2004) For the second time in the 2004 season, Sunoco Super Series drivers will be meeting with children in a local hospital prior to their race. Series drivers Eddie Van Meter along with Fred and Brian Campbell are expected to meet with the children, sign autographs, and pass out some fun racing memorabilia during their Friday afternoon visit to DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI.
The organizers of the visit are Wayne and Nancy Moeckel of Victory Chapel Ministries. The couple travels with the Sunoco Super Series, providing spiritual leadership and friendship to the drivers, officials and fans of the Series.
The Moeckel's spearheaded the last visit to Riley's Children Hospital in Indianapolis on behalf of the series. According to Wayne Moeckel, "This has always been an enlightening time, and each kid is a new experience. We lit up their lives at Riley and look forward to doing the same during our visit to DeVos Children's Hospital."
For the drivers, it was an easy invitation to say yes to; especially for Van Meter whom will making his second hospital visit of the year. The racing veteran has almost 70 career starts with the series. Making their first hospital visits on behalf of the series are the father and son driving combination of Fred and Brian Campbell. Both are successful drivers in local racing as well as making their mark part time with the Sunoco Super Series. Fred has recorded 4 victories while Brian will be making his 10th career start. The Campbell's will also be displaying a car for the children who can come down and see it.
According to the elder Campbell, "I'm really looking forward to this visit and meeting a lot of special kids and their families at DeVos Children's Hospital. I'm fortunate to get to enjoy racing the way I do, and am really happy to share my experiences with this special group of kids."
The hospital visit precedes the drivers racing with the Sunoco Super Series this Saturday night in the Performance Engineering 150 at Berlin Raceway, just northwest of Grand Rapids. For more information about the drivers, series, and Victory Chapel Ministries please visit www.sunocosuperseries.com. For more information about Berlin Raceway visit www.berlinraceway.com. For more information on DeVos Children's Hospital visit www.devoschildren.org.