IRVINE, Calif. (April 9, 2015) – TORC: The Off-Road Championship Presented by AMSOIL announced today it is partnering with the Guardian For Heroes Foundation to promote the Second Annual Chris Kyle Memorial Benefit & Auction May 1-3 in Fort Worth, Texas. The goal of the benefit is to raise money for the organization founded by the late Navy SEAL and subject of the Oscar-nominated film, American Sniper.
The Guardian For Heroes Foundation provides free, in-home programs, personal training and life coaching to in-need veterans with disabilities, or those suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS) from combat deployment.
The benefit will have a sizable presence at TORC’s season opener – the Roundup in Texas, at Texas Motor Speedway April 24-25, with Wayne Kyle, Chris’s father, named as the Grand Marshall for the race. There will also be a Chris Kyle Memorial Benefit booth at the track where fans can donate to the foundation and learn more about Kyle.
“It’s an honor for the Kyle Family – Deby and myself, our son Jeff, and daughter-in-law Amy – to partner with TORC to carry on Chris’s legacy and be true to his motto, ‘It’s our duty to serve those who serve us’,” said Wayne Kyle.AMSOIL Cup 2014
“At its core,” he said, “TORC is filled with men and women who love this country and have the utmost respect for those who serve it. To be able to be part of this benefit and honor a man like Chris Kyle and the Guardian For Heroes Foundation is very special to us and we will do our best to spread their message.”
The full 2015 TORC: The Off-Road Championship Presented by AMSOIL season schedule is as follows:
|April 24-25:||Dallas, Texas (Texas Motor Speedway)|
|May 16-17:||St Louis, Mo. (Gateway Motorsports Park)|
|June 18-19:||Chicago, Ill. (Chicagoland Raceway / Route 66)|
|June 27-28:||Crandon, Wis. (Crandon Int’l Raceway)|
|July 10-11:||Charlotte, N.C. (Charlotte Motor Speedway, The Dirt Track)|
|Aug 4-5:||Sturgis, S.D. (Buffalo Chip Motorsports Complex)|
|Aug 15-16:||Bark River, Mich. (Bark River International Raceway)|
|Sept 5-6:||Crandon, Wis. (Crandon Int’l Raceway)|
For more information on the TORC Series, visit the official web site at TORCSeries.com or follow their social media platforms at Facebook.com/TORC or on Twitter and Instagram at @TORCOffRoad.
TORC: The Off-Road Championship Presented by AMSOIL is the nation’s premiere short-course, off-road truck racing series. Known as a collision between action sports and motorsports, TORC is the ultimate battleground for 900-horsepower race trucks competing to win the prestigious TORC National Championship. Fans from all over the world enjoy TORC through high-energy events as well as the TV broadcasts on NBC Sports. For more information, visit www.torcseries.com.