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Old 07-02-09, 04:22 PM
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Ben's First Professional Racing Opportunity


http://benandersonracing.com

Friends, it has been a pleasure to race with and get to know many FD & FC owners in the last three years. Through this community's generosity i have learned much about the craft of sports car racing and have made some life-long friendships. I wanted to share some exciting news.

I have a unique opportunity to participate in a professional sports car race July 26th at Autobahn. This would be my first professional sports car racing opportunity. The Mazda MX-5 Pro Cup is a nationally televised series, featuring some fantastic drivers from around the nation. I am cautiously optimistic about this opportunity as I will be racing at Autobahn a week before with the NASA event. http://www.autobahngrandprix.com

I have put together a fantastic crew for the race. Andrew DeKoning is a professional crew chief for a Grand-Am team, Chad Martin is an expert at prepping and maintaining race cars, and Damian Dela Huerta will be providing driver coaching support.

I have negotiated a deal with a car owner, transportation company, and the crew has offered their services voluntarily. As a result I need to cover approximately $6250 in costs in order to compete. I have put up $3000 of my own money for this opportunity, but will need to raise the rest in sponsorship.

I am asking for sponsorship and/or help with any recommendations of possible sponsors. Do to the generosity of many people, we've raised $4,700 of the $6,250 needed to make the event happen. I'm aware that we're all racers looking for sponsorship ourselves, but everything helps and any recommendations you could provide would be helpful.

Please check out the website: http://benandersonracing.com

Thanks again and i wish you all the best in your own racing endeavors.
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Old 07-06-09, 04:54 PM
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I am very excited to be a part of this effort. Ben has talent and this is a great oppurtunity for him to showcase his skillz.

Help support the 'RACE TO THE RACE'!!!!
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Old 07-06-09, 05:07 PM
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I'll be paypal'ing my contribution later. Good luck.
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Old 07-09-09, 06:51 PM
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July 9th, 2009: Thanks for your continued support. We have raised $5,175 of the $6,250 needed to compete. We have just 10 days to raise the last $1,000 needed to make this event happen. We're so close! Please continue to let us know of last minute possible sponsors and know that every little bit helps!

Sponsorship takes 2 minutes through the new PayPal link. Thanks again for your support. We can't do this without you!

NEW! For ALL sponsors we'll be providing a daily video blog of the entire event, including coverage of our team, world challenge, star mazda, etc. We'll thrown in some pro driver interviews as well. It's the next best thing to being there!
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Ben is an outstanding driver and a great guy. This dude can drive anything to its full potential. Lets help get him his shot!
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