The 21st Anniversary Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America started Saturday, May 2, in Santa Cruz, California. Nearly 200 motorcyclists are riding to raise funds for Victory Junction – a camp created by NASCAR’s Petty family to enrich the lives of children with chronic or life-threatening illnesses. Led by racing analyst and former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty, the Ride will travel 2,500 miles in seven days—concluding in Branson, Missouri, on Friday, May 8.
Fans in local communities along the route are invited out to support the Ride, meet Ride celebrities such as NASCAR legends Richard Petty, Kyle Petty, Donnie Allison and Harry Gant, NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth, former NFL great Herschel Walker, Harley-Davidson, Inc. CEO and President Matt Levatich and more! Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to make donations to Victory Junction or purchase Ride memorabilia.