2016 Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America

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Kyle Petty Charity Ride Press Release:

This April 30, it’s kick-stands up on the 22nd annual Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America, one of the most successful and popular charity rides in the country!

Led by former NASCAR driver and NBC Analyst Kyle Petty, the Ride will take 200 bikers on a 2,150-mile route to raise funds and awareness for Victory Junction – a camp dedicated to providing life-changing camping experiences for children with chronic or life-threatening illnesses.

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The 2016 Ride will travel from the Palm Desert to the Gulf Coast, following the below schedule:

- Day 1, Saturday, April 30 – Palm Springs, California to Phoenix, Arizona

- Day 2, Sunday, May 1 – Phoenix, Arizona to El Paso, Texas

- Day 3, Monday, May 2 – El Paso, Texas to Lajitas, Texas

- Day 4, Tuesday, May 3 – Lajitas, Texas to San Antonio, Texas

- Day 5, Wednesday, May 4 – San Antonio, Texas

- Day 6, Thursday, May 5 – San Antonio, Texas to Beaumont, Texas

- Day 7, Friday, May 6 – Beaumont, Texas to Biloxi, Mississippi

A variety of celebrity riders will also join the Ride, including NASCAR Hall of Famer and seven time champion Richard Petty, 2017 NASCAR Hall of Fame nominee Hershel McGriff, NASCAR legends Harry Gant and Donnie Allison, former NFL great Herschel Walker, retired Lieutenant Colonel Allen West, and NBC Sports NASCAR personalities Rick Allen and Rutledge Wood.

Since 1995, more than 7,750 riders have logged 11.4 million cumulative motorcycle miles and raised $16.5 million for Victory Junction and other children’s charities.

For more information: www.kylepettycharityride.com

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