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Oct 29, 2001

CRA And Wegman Benefit Fund Team Up

From a press release issued by The Wegman Benefit Fund:<BR> <BR><BR>The Wegman Benefit Fund and Central Roadracing Association have established an affiliation to raise money for injured road racers.<BR> <BR>The CRA will be hosting fund-raising events with all funds being presented to the Wegman Fund for distribution to racers in need of assistance with medical bills and associated expenses from racing accidents.<BR> <BR>Newly elected CRA board member Jessica Zalusky has been the main force in this action. The first fund raiser will be a silent auction held at the CRA annual awards banquet on November 10th in Bloomington, Minnesota. Jessica just returned from racing in the CCS Race of Champions in Daytona Beach and is in Las Vegas this weekend to attend the all women's track day at Freddie Spencer's High Performance Riding School, part of the Ducati Revs America festivities.<BR> <BR>Gordon Lunde, David Doe and Joey Jancoski of the Wegman Fund plan to attend the awards banquet to join in the announcement about the new affiliation. It will also be a chance to meet all the CRA officials and riders who have made the commitment to help their fellow riders across the country.<BR> <BR>More information will be available on the CRA and Wegman websites soon.<BR> <BR>In other news, Formula USA/CCS Director of Road Racing Bill Syfan has stated (that) Clear Channel Sports is directing funds collected at Daytona after the passing of racer Stuart Stratton to the Wegman Fund. Wegman Fund director Gordon Lunde will work with the Stratton family to find out how the Fund may help them.