Akron Children’s patients are familiar with the kind of horsepower Petie the Pony brings during his regular visits to the hospital. But on July 30, patients were treated to a different kind of horsepower, thanks to annual visit from Racing for Kids.
After a successful visit in August with veteran IndyCar Series driver Ed Carpenter, Racing for Kids stopped the races and popped in for another visit at Akron Children’s Hospital. But this time around, Racing for Kids shook things up and joined forces with Historic Sportscar Racing.
Patients at Akron Children’s Hospital were delighted to receive a visit from IndyCar Series veteran driver Ed Carpenter and Fire Hawk through Racing for Kids.
It may not have been Lightning McQueen, but a visit to Akron Children’s Hospital by IndyCar Series driver Sebastian Saavedra, complete with a Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course pace car, revved up plenty of excitement from staff and patients last week. The visit was part of the Racing for Kids program, which has been coming to […]
It’s not every day you have the opportunity to hop into a real Indy race car.
So when doctors, nurses, patients and hospital visitors noticed the shiny black racer with top speeds of 235 mph parked outside the front door of Akron Children’s Hospital on Aug. 2, they couldn’t help but climb inside and grab the wheel.