Archive for July, 2013

Kristen Fitzgerald Joins Darrell Gwynn Foundation as its Executive Director

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

DAVIE, Fla. – The Darrell Gwynn Foundation named Kristen Fitzgerald as its executive director. Ms. Fitzgerald brings national executive leadership experience to the non-profit, and a strong fundraising and educational program development outreach background. The Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s mission is to provide SUPPORT to people with paralysis and PREVENT spinal cord injuries. “We are very […]

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Coulter Finishes 4th at Eldora, Tops Amongst Truck Series Regulars

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

COULTER PULLS A “SLIDE JOB” ON THE TRUCK SERIES REGULARS AT ELDORA The 23-year-old is top-finishing Truck Series regular in historic race By Jessica O’Brien Date:                           July 24, 2013 Event:                         Mudsummer Classic (Race 10 of 22) Series:                         NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Location:                    Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio (.5-mile clay oval) Start/Finish:               11th/4th (Running, completed […]

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Coulter Hopes dirt track experience will help him “soil” the competition

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

By Jessica O’Brien MOORESVILLE, N.C.  – Joey Coulter, driver of the No. 18 Darrell Gwynn Foundation Toyota Tundra, will make history on Wednesday night when the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) makes its debut on dirt in The CarCash Mudsummer Classic presented by CNBC Prime’s the Profit at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Oh. Coulter, […]

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Team Patrón Looking for Mid-Season Turnaround in Sonoma

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

By Allison McCormick DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — As the Kalitta Motorsports Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car team leaves the ‘mile high’ state and heads for sea-level Sonoma, Calif., they know that the stakes are high going into the second event of the three-race Western Swing. With just four races left to get into the […]

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DGF Donates Wheelchair to 8 year-old at Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals, July 21

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Wheelchair Donation underwritten by Pitch Energy, Johnny & Terry Gray and Terry Chandler MORRISON, Colo. – The Darrell Gwynn Foundation, on behalf of Pitch Energy, Johnny & Terry Gray and Terry Chandler, donated a $19,000 custom wheelchair to 8 year-old Jose Hernandez-Marquez of Commerce City, Colorado. The donation took place during pre-race ceremonies at the […]

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Johnny Gray Looking Forward to Raising Awareness for DGF in Denver

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

By Don Schumacher Racing ARTESIA, N.M.  – So far this season, Don Schumacher Racing Funny Car driver Johnny Gray has enjoyed a fair amount of success behind the wheel of the striking Pitch Energy Dodge that bears the likeness of his father, the late John R. Gray. This weekend, at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals […]

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Joey Coulter Joins DGF for Wheelchair Donation at Carolinas Rehabilitation, July 11

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

DGF Donates $28,000 wheelchair at Carolinas Rehabilitation – Northeast Grand Opening CONCORD, N.C. – The Darrell Gwynn Foundation, on behalf of its donors and supporters, donated a $28,000 custom power wheelchair to Crystal Sharar of Charlotte, N.C.  at the grand opening of the Carolinas Rehabilitation – Northeast Hospital on Thursday, July 11.  The Darrell Gwynn […]

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