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Source — Desert Thunder MotorSports
Date Posted — August 07, 2002
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PHOENIX, Arizonia -- Desert Thunder MotorSports, the Nations Missing Children's & Center for Missing Adults and #94 Napa Auto Care Centers Chevy Monte Carlo return to action in the Nascar Featherlite Southwest Series Saturday night at Irwindale Speedway. In January the team was sidelined after a testing accident this marks there very first event for the 2002 season after a banner season in 2001 where they finished 3rd in the championship points race with 1 Win, 5 top fives and 9 top tens.

While the team races to win they haven't forgotten their purpose "Racing for the Missing" a public awareness campaign, where they present larger then life images of missing persons on the hood, deck lid and transporter.By utilizing Americas number one sporting event Nascar! its hope is what drives them to the checkers, each event a missing person is profiled. "This is our fourth year of presenting missing persons on our racecar, we continue to share the hope of loved ones returning home" Said LaMoure (driver Napa Chevy)

Saturday night the team presents a young inspiring student from Placentia, California. Lynsie Leigh Ekelund On February 16th, 2001 returning from a night out was dropped off a couple of doors from her residence and hasn't been seen sense. Lynsie has a Tracheotomy scar on her neck and partial paralysis of her left arm. She is a white female Hazel eyes short brown hair standing 5` 7" at 115 pounds. if you have information concerning the disappearance of Lynsie please contact the Placentia police department at 1-714-993-8164 or 1-800-888-FIND (3463)

Nancy Ekelund and friends will be present at the races please come by and say hello.


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Article posted by staff on August 07, 2002.

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