The Children’s Charities Racing Team of Vancouver, BC is pleased to announce their car, driver and sponsor line-up for the upcoming 2009 25 Hours of Thunderhill Dec 4th and 5th Willows, California.

As a returning sponsor, The BMW Store has again provided a huge amount of support to the team in the form of technical expertise, facilities and BMW OEM parts. Yahoo! has joined the effort this year as a primary sponsor and the cars will be branded with their logo... [read more]

Competing in EO this year will be the 2002 BMW 330 that was campaigned in last years race (above). Fresh from a rebuild and a season of development, this car is well positioned for the race and will be piloted by a seasoned team of drivers.

A second car is being brought to the track this year. In its debut race, the 2008 BMW M3 promises to turn heads in ES with its bright orange paint scheme and stunning performance. Both cars have been tuned by Miller Performance and prepared by local runoffs winner, Andy Pearson of Specialty Engineering, the team at The BMW Store and Apex Speed Technology.

This year’s driver line-up includes competitors from many pro and club series. Drivers on the team have competed in: Grand-AM, MX-5 Cup, Star Mazda, Honda Michelin, SCCA Runoffs, ICSCC, NASA and various CACC series.

The Children’s Charities Race Team is a group of local professional and semi-professional racers who raise funds for the Children’s Wish and BC Children’s Hospital Foundations. Since 2008, the Children’s Charities Grand Prix raised over $60,000. CCRT is a not-for-profit corporation. Partial proceeds from all racing efforts are donated to the charities.

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