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Keeping Pace

Kyle Petty Charity Ride Gets Started In The Northwest

Kyle Petty has spent each of the last 15 springs riding with over 200 others on motorcycles across the United States to raise funds for charity. This year the event gets started in Stevenson, Wash. and makes stops in Naches, Wash. with an overnight stay in Richland.

By Doug Pace


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From 2-2:45 p.m. on Friday, May 8, Petty, Harry Gant, former NFL great Hershel Walker and others will stop in Naches for a "pit stop" to raise money for Victory Junction Gang camps, an organization Petty founed to honor his son Adam, who was lost in a racing accident in 2000.

This year the organization will begin building a second facility to be located in Kansas City that will complement the North Carolina camp.

To learn more about the Kyle Petty Charity Ride log onto

Keeping Pace

Motorsports correspondent Doug Pace keeps up with motorsports news and notes from around the region.