West Memphis, AR — (October 25, 2015) — United Sprint Car Series and Riverside International Speedway Kevin Swindell Recovery Benefit on track for November 13th & 14th during the 6th annual USCS Fall Nationals
Atlanta, GA – October 24, 2015 – The United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters and historic Riverside International Speedway benefit event for the recovery of Kevin Swindell on Friday and Saturday, November 13th and 14th during the series 6th annual USCS Fall Nationals event at the famed 1/4 mile Gumbo clay oval is fast approaching. Several fund raising activities are in place for the event to help raise money to assist in Kevin’s recovery expenses including a silent auction of items being presently gathered. Details for the silent auction will be released next week just a little over two weeks prior to the event so bidding may begin online.
Kevin Swindell was injured during the August 2015 Knoxville Nationals for winged sprint cars at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa. He is presently in the recovery and rehabilitation process from serious spinal injuries as a result of his accident.
United Sprint Car Series founder and President, Pete Walton discussed he event and said, ‘The USCS Fall Nationals is possibly the last event for winged sprint cars to be held during the 2015 season. Since the event is being held near Kevin’s hometown, we have though all along that the timing would be really good to do what we could to help this young man with the expenses of his recovery in this small way.”
“We have really been impressed by those who have already stepped forward for Kevin in only the two that has passed by. I hope those who want to be a part of this benefit and in some way to pay tribute to this talented young man will mark their calendar to participate as a donor, as a racer or attend the event as a spectator” concluded Walton.
Kevin Swindell probably needs no introduction to those who are reading this, but, as a in addition to his other accomplishments, 26 year old is a four-time Chili Bowl National Midget Champion, He was the 2005 National Sprint Car Hall of Fame 360 and 410 sprint car Rookie of the Year. He was also the youngest driver to ever win a World of Outlaws sprint car main event.
The USCS Fall Nationals event includes the season finale for the United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters winged sprint cars. The 2015 version of the event is highlighted by a 51-lap, $5100 to win USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters main event for 360 winged sprint cars at the historic 1/4 mile.
Additionally on the USCS Fall Nationals weekend’s action packed racing card will be the K&N Filters USCS Outlaw Modified Series, the www.rockauto.com USCS 600 Sprint Car Series winged mini sprints, the Mid South Street Stock Challenge and the “Rumble at the River” for the area’s Late Models.
To participate as a donor to the USCS / Riverside Int. Speedway Silent Auction Benefit for Kevin Swindell please contact either Pete Walton at 770-865-6097 or Sherri Walton at 770-460-7223. Additional details will be announced as they are received.
For information on the event you may call the USCS series office at 770-460-7223 or 770-865-6097. For USCS rules, info and updated schedules please visit www.uscsracing.com For info on Riverside International Speedway please visit their website at www.riversideinternationalspeedway.com or call 901-508-6200.