For Immediate Release

Urban Youth in Partnership with Chevy Racing and GM Foundation present the


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What: The Urban Youth Racing School (UYRS) is set to host Celebrity Grand Prix Fundraiser to help introduce inner-city children to the world of STEM.

The event kicks off with a surprise performance of the national anthem, just before the racers rev up their engines.  Entertainers, students and professional drivers will then pair off into teams, where the ultimate go-kart challenge will begin.

Who: Mikey Garcia, current Lightweight Boxing Champion and Indy Racing Series , AJ Foyt Racing Driver Conor Daly will race at the UYRS Celebrity Grand Prix along with FOX 29 Good Day Anchor Alex Holley and Robb Holland, AmPro Series Driver.

Past Honorary Drivers, Master of Ceremony & Grand Marshall and special guest have included, 5 Time NASCAR Champion Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr., DJ Jazzy Jeff, Tina Gordon (NASCAR Driver), Reggie Showers (NHRA Driver), Styles (The LOX), Rocwiller (Hip Hop Producer), NAAM Brigade (Philly Group), Carvin Haggins (R&B Producer) and many more.

When: Wednesday, August 16, 2017  6 PM to 10 PM

Where: Speed Raceway, 1103 Route 130,  Cinnaminson, NJ. 08077 

Please consider donating to the UYRS here -> DONATE

Other event partners include (Click logo to go to their sites):

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Instagram: @Urbanyouth1Urban Youth Mission:

URBAN YOUTH was born out of the highly successful Urban Youth Racing School, established in Philadelphia in 1998 by Anthony Martin. With a 19-year track record of success behind us, as well as national recognition, we look forward to reversing the plight of urban youth in this country by creating opportunities, igniting careers and transforming lives.

The mission of Urban Youth is to provide urban youth with exposure to an educational initiatives and mentoring that will engage them in STEM careers in a more holistic way by teaching them how to think critically and independently through preparing them to embrace the depths of all academic subjects for obtaining the skills necessary for successful STEM careers.