Racing for Cancer Announces Exciting Fundraiser July 13th before the Honda Indy Toronto

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Racing for Cancer is gearing up for the 2017 Honda Indy Toronto announcing its first fundraiser in Canada - The RALLY Toronto. 100th Indy 500 Pole Sitter James Hinchcliffe is teaming up with IndyCar Champion and Indy 500 Champion Ryan Hunter-Reay to co-host this inaugural event on Thursday July 13th to be held at the Fermenting Cellar, The Distillery District, downtown Toronto.

Racing for Cancer has hosted its fundraising events including the iconic Yellow Party series for five years. Working alongside the Verizon IndyCar Series, the 2017 Racing for Cancer scheduled fundraisers opens with The RALLY series on May 26th with The RALLY – Indianapolis, Carb Day Karting for Cancer, and followed by the The RALLY  - Toronto on July 13th kicking off the Honda Indy Toronto. The year will conclude with The RALLY - Palm Beach “Race to Beat Cancer” event, a one-of-a-kind 2-3 racing school, also co-hosted by Hunter-Reay and Hinchcliffe, from Dec 6-8th, 2017.

Racing for Cancer, a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity was founded by 2012 IndyCar Champion and 2014 Indy 500 Champion Ryan Hunter-Reay after his mother’s passing from cancer in 2009. Since 2010 they have been bringing motorsports fans, teams, drivers and sponsors together to join in the global fight to beat cancer. Fundraising efforts are directed towards early detection and prevention as well as childhood cancer initiatives.  Since it’s inception Racing for Cancer has donated over $4 million, with its partners, to various cancer initiatives, charities, clinics and cancer centers. They recently unveiled the AutoNation/Hunter-Reay Research Lab at NOVA Southeastern University. “Our team at Racing for Cancer, along with AutoNation, are working hard to bring us closer to finding a cure for cancer,” says Hunter-Reay.

Toronto’s James Hinchcliffe, 5 time IndyCar winner and 100th Indy 500 Pole Sitter, has teamed up with Ryan Hunter-Reay to host The RALLY Toronto. James’ mother, Arlene Hinchcliffe - president of the Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation of Canada (WMFC), hosts Educational Forums, provides support services and has provided over $500 000 in funding for research into managing and curing blood cancer. The RALLY Toronto will dedicate a portion of its proceeds to supporting the WMFC. James commented “ We are so excited to bring the Honda Indy Toronto out into the city with The RALLY Toronto and hope to make a great contribution to Racing for Cancer and WMFC.” The Honda Indy Toronto hits Exhibition Place July 14-16th, 2017.


The RALLY Toronto

Thursday, July 13
6:30-10:30pm
The Fermenting Cellar – Distillery District
#28 Distillery Lane

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Tickets - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-rally-toronto-tickets-32980825537?aff=ehomesaved

Racing for Cancer – www.Racingforcancer.org

Honda Indy Toronto – www.hondaindytoronto.com

James Hinchcliffe – @hinchtown -  www.Hinchtown.com - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation of Canada – www.wmfc.ca - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.