FAYETTEVILLE, GA (September 19, 2000) â€“ United Speed Alliance Racing President Gene Cox announced today that USAR, Eastern Foods, Inc. and Hooters of America have scheduled a tour of the Greenville Shriners Hospital this Friday from 11 a.m....
FAYETTEVILLE, GA (September 19, 2000) – United Speed Alliance Racing President Gene Cox announced today that USAR, Eastern Foods, Inc. and Hooters of America have scheduled a tour of the Greenville Shriners Hospital this Friday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The private visitation will be the first of its kind for the five year-old touring series based in Georgia. Locust Grove, Georgia driver Bill Plemons, Jr. will lead a group of drivers to visit the hospital before they race this weekend at nearby Greenville-Pickens Speedway in the running of the Hooters 250/Dan Duncan Memorial Saturday night. Also scheduled to appear is; Steven Christian, driver of the Lucas Oil Products Chevrolet; Don Satterfield, driver of the Hawk Saw Blades Chevrolet; Brian Vickers, driver of the 2Quik Performance Shocks Chevrolet; Jabe Jones, driver of the Jackaroo Sauces Chevrolet; Jimmy McClain, driver of the Team Chevrolet and Greenville driver Don Sprouse.
"We are very fortunate to have great participation from our drivers, sponsors and Greenville-Pickens Speedway," said Cox. "Greenville-Pickens Speedway is located in the heart of racing country. USAR and its Hooters ProCup Series are honored the Shriners have invited us to visit the children at the hospital."
The tour will begin at 11 a.m. and the drivers will visit each child at the hospital and offer a "goodie bag" while drivers will also be available for autographs and pictures with the children. The hospital is one of 22 hospitals throughout North America that offer free medical care to children at their orthopedic or burn hospitals.