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Honor someone you love. Before our next race you have the chance to make a difference in the lives of some of the 5 million Americans and their families who, right this minute, are suffering from the ravages of Alzheimer’s and dementia. What a great way to remember someone close […]

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A Formidable Track

IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, VIRginia International Raceway Sunday, August 23, 2020 After a hard-fought race in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin a few weeks ago, the Racing to End Alzheimer’s/BimmerWorld team turned its sights southward, to the historic VIRginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia. Set among dense, pine-laden woods, the bucolic 3.27 […]

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A Need for Speed

IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Road America 120 Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin Saturday, August 1, 2020 Coming off a frustrating weekend in Florida cut short due to thunderstorms, the Racing to End Alzheimer’s/Bimmerworld team was relieved to find perfect racing weather on Saturday at Road America. With cool, clear skies overhead and […]

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Back on the Track

The Advent Health 120 Sebring International Raceway Friday, July 17, 2020 Since the season opener of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge at Daytona in January, unprecedented events have forced the world to confront new challenges and adapt to new realities. For the Racing to End Alzheimer’s/BimmerWorld team – and every […]

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The Journey Begins

We are underway! Starting today at Daytona International Speedway, our team, led by our founder Phil Frengs and lead driver, Nick Galante, is driving across the country on a 4,000 mile road trip to fund Alzheimer’s care and research:   Please join us by making a $250 donation today. Our […]

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Record your tribute

How to record on your phone Be sure you have a voice recording app installed on your phone. (You probably do.) iPhones come with the Voice Memos app. Android phones can use the Voice Recorder app, which also may have come pre-installed on your phone. Here’s a detailed description for […]

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My Champion: My Father, Dr. Alan Singer

My Champion: My Dad, Dr. Alan Singer By Meredith Singer-Moreadith Dr. Alan Singer lived by the belief that “we are our brother’s keeper.” This maxim would be reflected across his entire life. Born in Washington DC in 1942, Dr. Singer grew up an only child to working class parents. Music, theater, […]

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A season of change

Dear supporters: You may know by now that the race scheduled for this week at Sebring has been delayed until November because of the Coronavirus pandemic. And we’ve recently learned that the race at Mid-Ohio, originally scheduled for early May, has been delayed as well. While all of us are […]

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My Champion: My Wife, Jean Wilson

My Champion: My Wife, Jean Wilson By Aaron Wilson Aaron and Jean Wilson shared a love for travel and sportscar races. The couple first met in 1975 and, after graduating from the University of Dayton, they married and moved to Solon, Ohio where they raised 3 children while both working […]

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My Champion: My Dad, Dr. Bernard Gagnon

My Champion: My Dad, Dr. Bernard Gagnon By François Métivier François Métivier was 10 or 11 when his father, Dr. Bernard Gagnon, took him to his first race weekend.  Dr. Gagnon was a big fan of the Formula One racing circuit and as an anesthesiologist, he also worked as a […]

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My Champion: My Dad, Ignas Peter Janavicius

My Champion: My Dad, Ignas Peter Janavicius By Paul Janavicius Ignas Peter Janavicius emigrated from Lithuania after World War II and settled in Cleveland, Ohio where he and his wife would raise their family. While Ignas may have spent his entire career as a mechanical engineer, his passion was automobiles […]

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The Start of a New Season

The BMW Endurance Challenge Daytona International Speedway Friday, January 24, 2020 The season opener of the 2020 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge at Daytona International Speedway marked the debut of an exciting new Racing to End Alzheimer’s dream team. Driver Nick Galante and BimmerWorld Racing, winners of the 2018 championship, have […]

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My Champion: My Dad, Edward Johnston

My Champion: My Dad, Edward Johnston by Meredith Johnston The Johnston Family of Glen Ellyn, Illinois is on intimate terms with Alzheimer’s. “My mom is the 4th generation in her family to have the disease.” says Meredith Johnston. “We’ve been dealing with her slow descent for more than 10 years.” […]

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A fitting finale

Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta Friday, October 11, 2019 Braselton, GA The final race of the 2019 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge series at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia, had all of the drama, suspense and excitement that have come to characterize this wild roller coaster of a season. A rough start […]

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Bumps, Bleeds and Blow-ups

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Saturday, September 14, 2019 Monterey, CA The legendary twists and turns of WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca morphed into an adrenaline-fueled obstacle course for the Legistics/Racing to End Alzheimer’s/FastMD/Speed Syndicate team at the penultimate race of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge 2019 season. Round 1 The challenges […]

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Risk & Reward

VIRginia International Raceway Saturday, August 24, 2019 Alton, VA It was a race for risk-takers. Mother Nature, a force to be reckoned with all season long at the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge series, was once again throwing her weight around at VIRginia International Raceway. Practice sessions alternated between extreme heat […]