Indianapolis Motor Speedway & INDYCAR Press Release
For Immediate Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 – INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway encourage racing fans to make donations to a new fund established to support the family of Justin Wilson. Donations to the Wilson Children’s Fund can be made online at www.wilsonchildrensfund.com or sent to the following address:
Wilson Children’s Fund
c/o Forum Credit Union
P.O. Box 50738
Indianapolis, IN 46250-0738
“Justin Wilson gave so much to his teammates, fellow drivers and INDYCAR fans,” said Mark Miles, CEO of Hulman & Co., the parent of INDYCAR and Indianapolis Motor Speedway. “The best way for the racing community to show our appreciation and preserve his legacy is to express our unwavering support for his children, wife and family members during this heartbreaking time. I encourage fans across the nation to donate to the Wilson Children’s Fund.”
“Justin Wilson was a beloved and admired member of our INDYCAR family who touched the lives of countless individuals both stateside and in the United Kingdom,” said J. Douglas Boles, Indianapolis Motor Speedway president. “I encourage fans to make donations in his honor to the Wilson Children’s Fund. I know Hoosiers will do their part in lending a helping hand to Justin’s loved ones during this very difficult time.”
If you previously sent a donation to INDYCAR, it will be forwarded to the new address. All donations will be kept confidential.
In addition, commemorative decals and T-shirts are available at shop.ims.com, with proceeds going directly to the Wilson Children’s Fund.
Wilson, who enjoyed success in multiple motorsports series during a two-decade professional career, died Monday from a head injury suffered in the Verizon IndyCar Series race Aug. 23 at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.