Indianapolis, IN – Service Central Chip Ganassi Racing IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal announced today that the Graham Rahal Foundation will be hosting the inaugural “Drivers Tournament” benefiting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer and SeriousFun Children’s Network during the week of the 2012 Indianapolis 500 on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course located within the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, IN. The event is presented by Service Central, the automotive service offered exclusively at Big O Tires, Merchant’s Tire and Auto, National Tire and Battery, and Tire Kingdom.
As a part of their ongoing relationship with Graham Rahal and Chip Ganassi Racing, Service Central is giving fans the chance to compete in the tournament alongside their favorite IndyCar drivers and celebrities by donating the registration fees for the two lucky winners.
Fans have from Tuesday, May 1, 2012 through Friday, May 11, 2012 at 8:00 P.M. EDT to submit a picture of themselves via Twitter wearing Graham Rahal or Service Central Racing gear inside any Big O Tires, Merchant’s Tire and Auto, National Tire and Battery, or Tire Kingdom location. Fans must tweet the picture and #GRFGolf to the Graham Rahal Foundation (@GR_Foundation) and Service Central (@SC_Racing) to be considered.
The two winners will be chosen at random and announced via Twitter by Graham Rahal (@GrahamRahal) on Monday, May 14, 2012. Each winner will play in the golf tournament courtesy of Service Central and be allowed to bring one playing guest (winner and guest are responsible for getting to the event).
Breakfast and registration starts at 8:00 A.M. EDT followed by the beginning of the tournament with a shotgun start at 9:00 A.M. EDT. Limited spots are still available with a registration for a team of four participants starting at $2,500.
The Graham Rahal Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt charitable organization founded by Graham Rahal. The Graham Rahal Foundation is dedicated to work for a cause that was significantly important to Graham Rahal’s former race team owner and friend, the late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman – helping children with medical conditions. Through various fundraising events and activities the Graham Rahal Foundation helps Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer and SeriousFun Children’s Network. For additional information, please visit www.GrahamRahalFoundation.org or www.GrahamRahal.com.
Service Central is the automotive service offering available exclusively at Big O Tires, Merchant’s Tire and Auto, National Tire and Battery, and Tire Kingdom. Available at over 1,200 locations nationwide, its trained and certified technicians use state of the art equipment to provide quality service on cars or trucks. The nationwide warranty provides peace of mind while it protects consumers and their investment in over 40 states. For more information on Service Central and its family of tire and automotive service centers, please visit www.ServiceCentralAuto.com.
Shared with permission of the Graham Rahal Foundation