The Manitoba Karting Association with the support of Investors Group Banking & Mortgages and in conjunction with Parents of Autistic Children (PACE) everywhere would like to make the following Press release.
This week is a monumental week for motorsports as well as for Autism Awareness in Winnipeg as well as Manitoba. Austin Riley a sixteen year-old kart racer from Uxbridge, Ontario will be in Winnipeg as well as Gimli, Manitoba this week as part of the Racing with Autism North American tour. Please review there web site, it tells a powerful story racingwithautism.com.
Austin’s team will be speaking on three occasions. First at a Lockport School, then in conjunction with PACE on Wednesday night at Gordon Bell High School and then lastly at Beausejour High School.
Thursday night he will be going to Red River Coop Speedway to watch some local dirt track action.
Friday morning Austin and his team will be heading up to Gimli, Manitoba to complete their 12-week Racing with Autism North American tour for Autism Awareness. The tour has been on the road since late March, stopping in Florida, Louisiana, Texas, California, British Columbia, Alberta and now he will complete his tour in Manitoba.
Its with great pride we have been chosen to be the last stop of the Autism Awareness Tour. Austin is a gifted driver and their team has a message of hope for all parents who have a child with the Autism disability.
Austin will be practicing all day Saturday in Gimli, 9-6PM then we will be hosting a Barbecue/Pot luck in his honour with PACE.
Sunday Morning at 9:00AM the fastest karters in Manitoba along with Austin will hit the track. It will be an awesome day and upon completion there will be a Awards ceremony of which Investors Group will be making a presentation as well as handing out the trophy’s.
Attached is a copy of the PACE poster as well as two short clips from the Media out west, This is more than a feel good story, This will touch the hearts of many, PLEASE as the media show your support, We need your help to get Austins message out.
Manitoba Karting Association