Saturday, August 24, 2013

Get Creative, Do a Little Good

I'm passionate about IndyCar, and I enjoy seeing those that need help getting it. An opportunity to combine both interests? HELLA.
Grab your Crayolas and help those kids. Please.
[GRF release] 
Graham Rahal Foundation Announces
Second Annual Helmet Design Contest
Graham Rahal Foundation to auction race worn Bell helmet after final IndyCar race
Indianapolis, IN –Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing driver Graham Rahal announced today that the Graham Rahal Foundation will be hosting its second annual helmet design contest. Fans will have access to a pre-made helmet template where they can create a unique design. The template and rules are available online at Designs must be submitted electronically on betweenAugust 24, 2013 and September 8, 2013 in accordance with the official contest rules.
At the conclusion of the submission period, Rahal will select the top five designs and post them on both the contest website,, and his mobile application, which is available on all iPhones and Androids. Fans will then be able to vote for the winning helmet design from September 9, 2013 through September 16, 2013 via either or Rahal’s mobile application. When voting concludes, the design receiving the most votes will be painted by Art Rotondo (, who provides the artwork for all of Rahal’s Bell helmets. Rahal will then wear the helmet during the IZOD IndyCar Series finale at the Autoclub Speedway in Fontana, California on October 19, 2013.
Following the race, the Graham Rahal Foundation will auction the helmet at to raise money for both of its charities, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer and SeriousFun Children’s Network.
About The Graham Rahal Foundation:
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 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