NASCAR Legend Richard Petty and Son Kyle to Lead Charity Ride Through Wyoming
The 23rd annual Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America will be passing through Wyoming this summer. The ride is one of the most successful and popular charity rides in the country and will be stopping in Cody, Wyoming for the night on Monday May 15th and then making a pit stop in Ten Sleep, WY on May 16, 2017 as the ride rolls across the Cowboy State before stopping again in Deadwood, South Dakota.
The ride is led by former NASCAR driver and NBC Sports Analyst Kyle Petty, as 200+ bikers will embark on a 2,400-mile journey from Portland, Oregon to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to raise funds and awareness for Victory Junction.
Victory Junction is a camp dedicated to providing life-changing camping experiences for children with chronic or life-threatening illnesses and was founded in honor of fallen NASCAR driver Adam Petty.
This year’s Ride will feature several celebrity riders, including:
•NASCAR Hall of Fame member and seven-time champion Richard Petty
•NASCAR legends Harry Gant, Hershel McGriff and Donnie Allison
•Former NFL great and ESPN’s 2016 Coaches Poll greatest college football player of all time, Herschel Walker
•Heisman Trophy winner (1980) and Super Bowl champion (XXII) George Rogers
•Harley-Davidson Museum president, Bill Davidson, who comes from a long list of Harley-Davidson greats starting with his great grandfather who founded the company.