Archive for March, 2012

Bernstein Racing Collection Arrives at DGF Shop

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

By Ryan Rogers DAVIE, Fla. – Race fans got one step closer to access to one of the most impressive collections of racing memorabilia as the Bernstein Racing Collection arrived at the Darrell Gwynn Foundation Shop in Davie, Fla. early Monday morning, March 26. The full collection was delivered in a 53’ cargo trailer courtesy […]

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Darrell Gwynn Foundation Set to Auction Garlits vs. Gwynn Dragsters & ’60 Chevy Impala at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach, Lot #3006 & 3003, April 6 & 7

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Custom Built DieHard Battery Powered Electric Dragsters Built to Commemorate NHRA’s 60th Anniversary Driven by NHRA Legends “Big Daddy” Don Garlits and Darrell Gwynn During 2011 NHRA Season 1960 Chevrolet Impala Donated to DGF by John & Jeannette Staluppi PALM BEACH, Fla. – The Darrell Gwynn Foundation will auction three cars at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach […]

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Wheelchair Recipient Update: Jonathan Gonzalez

Monday, March 19th, 2012

The Darrell Gwynn Foundation donated a custom power wheelchair to Jonathan Gonzalez of the Bronx, New York at the 2011 NHRA Supernationals in Englishtown, N.J. We caught up with Jonathan and he sent us an update on how he is doing. Since I received the chair back in June 2011, I could say getting around […]

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Darrell Gwynn Foundation Donates $28,000 Wheelchair to 20 year-old Austin Praught of Bradenton, Fla. at Tire Kingdom Gatornationals, March 11

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Darrell Gwynn Foundation holds Track Walk for Those Who Can’t GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Darrell Gwynn Foundation, on behalf of its donors, donated a $28,000 power wheelchair to Austin Praught of Bradenton, Fla. during pre-race ceremonies at the Tire Kingdom Gatornationals at the Auto Plus Raceway in Gainesville on Sunday, March 11. The Darrell Gwynn […]

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NHRA Racing Legend Kenny Bernstein Donates Personal Racing Collection to Darrell Gwynn Foundation, March 10

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 10, 2012) – Six-time NHRA champion Kenny Bernstein, appearing at Gainesville Raceway for a 20th anniversary celebration of his first-to-300 mph barrier-breaking run, announced that he is donating his personal treasure trove of racing collectibles and memorabilia to the Darrell Gwynn Foundation. “Today we celebrate the 20th anniversary of what we consider […]

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It’s Race Week! Get Your “Track Walk For Those Who Can’t” Tickets Online Today!

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Darrell Gwynn Foundation to Host Annual “Track Walk For Those Who Can’t”; Donate Wheelchair at Tire Kingdom Gatornationals, March 11 NHRA Legend Kenny Bernstein’s Historic 300 MPH Top Fuel Dragster Will Be on Display at Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s Compound GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Darrell Gwynn Foundation will host its annual “Track Walk For Those Who […]

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Darrell Gwynn Foundation Presents “Wheels of Dreams” Hosted by John & Jeanette Staluppi’s “Cars of Dreams” Museum, April 5

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Cocktail Party at “Cars of Dreams” Museum to Benefit the Darrell Gwynn Foundation WHAT: The Darrell Gwynn Foundation presents “Wheels of Dreams”, a rare opportunity to sip cocktails and enjoy light dinner fare in the nostalgic village that spotlights an era that was a perfect breeding ground for the classic cars we cherish today. This […]

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