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Autism Speaks to benefit from Dover deal.

Heluva Good! and Autism Speaks have teamed up to sponsor the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway later this month in a bid to raise awareness of the condition.

The race, which will now be known as the Autism Speaks 400 presented by Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips & Cheese' will see the partners work together over the course of the weekend to raise awareness of autism.

"Autism Speaks is honoured to be joining forces again this year with Dover International Speedway for the Autism Speaks 400," said executive vice-president Peter Bell, "With one in 150 children being diagnosed with autism, it is essential to get our message of awareness, compassion and hope out to the NASCAR community, which includes many individuals and families affected by autism."

Chris Ross, vice president of marketing for Heluva Good! echoed the sentiment.

"Heluva Good! is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the Autism Speaks 400, and we are pleased to have the opportunity to help generate awareness for this important cause," he noted.


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amanda tinsley - Unregistered

June 11, 2009 9:12 PM

I think that it is great that nascar is trying to help fight autism. Iam a mother of a 13yr old girl who has autism and let me say that it is never easy to deal with illness my daughter is a great young woman. I would like to ask for your help. She is a fan of Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon. I am not working many hours at work, she really would like to see a race. I was hoping you could maybe help her to see this dream come true. Thank you for your time and have a great racing season.



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