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Wheelchair Recipient Update: Mark Dowdy

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Hello Carla. This is Mark and things couldn’t be better! (well they could, but I’ll take what I can get) haha… After receiving my chair from Darrell and the gang at the foundation I went to work, both on myself and my race team. I have been back behind the wheel of my racecar now [...]

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“Barrett-Cuda” Tribute Car Ready For a Lucky Buyer

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

LAS VEGAS – The Darrell Gwynn Foundation will auction a Pure Power Motorsports custom built “Barrett-Cuda” tribute car at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino on Friday, September 23, Lot #370.1.The car is a 1971 Plymouth Barracuda that the Pure Power Motorsports team has rebuilt into the ultimate tribute car to [...]

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IT’S RACE WEEK! Darrell Gwynn Takes on Don Garlits in a must win match race series at the U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, Sept. 2-4

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Paralyzed Champion Drag Racer Darrell Gwynn Racing Again at the NHRA Mac Tools U.S. Nationals Presented by Lucas Oil in Indianapolis as part of “Garlits vs. Gwynn: Match Races for a Cause”, September 2-5 Darrell Gwynn & Don Garlits Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Matchup in Finals of U.S. Nationals in 1986; Darrell Gwynn Foundation to [...]

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Darrell Gwynn Foundation to Donate $7,000 Wheelchair to Leroy Bruce of Miami, July 20

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Bruce a Research Participant at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis WHAT:             The Darrell Gwynn Foundation will donate a $7,000 wheelchair to Leroy Bruce of Miami. Bruce is diagnosed with AIDS. The illness has caused a tumor to grow in his spine at the thoracic level. His current wheelchair is in severe disrepair. He resides in [...]

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It’s Race Week! Darrell Gwynn Prepares to Face Don Garlits at the NHRA Supernationals in Englishtown, N.J., June 3-5

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

“Garlits vs. Gwynn: Match Races for a Cause” Continue at NHRA Supernationals Darrell Gwynn Foundation to Make Two Wheelchair Donations to Two Bronx, N.Y. Natives Who Were Victims of Senseless Crimes and Paralyzed From Gunshot Wounds  DAVIE, Fla. – Legendary Drag Racers Don “Big Daddy” Garlits & Darrell “The Kid” Gwynn have renewed their racing [...]

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Bruce Rossmeyer’s Sunrise Harley-Davidson to Host “Wheels in Motion” to Benefit the Darrell Gwynn Foundation, March 4

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Wheelchair Donation Being Made by the Darrell Gwynn Foundation to Tyrone Smith on behalf of the Sponsors & Supporters of “Wheels in Motion”   WHAT:              Bruce Rossmeyer’s Sunrise Harley-Davidson will host an evening of hors d’ oeuvres and a fine wine selection courtesy of East City Grill and Libation, the Love of Wine as Darrell [...]

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The Darrell Gwynn Foundation Congratulates Trevor Bayne for Winning the Daytona 500; Bayne Aided the Foundation by Participating in its Spectracide Hot Rods & Reels Charity Fishing Tournament

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Trevor Bayne Fishes in the Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s Spectracide Hot Rods & Reels Charity Fishing Tournament on Friday, February 18 prior to the Daytona 500. He helped the Darrell Gwynn Foundation raise money to support its Wheelchair Donation Program and the Bill & Jane France Speediactrics Unit at Halifax Hospital in Daytona Beach, Fla. (Photo [...]

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