Benefit Car Show in Oklahoma City: "A Walk With Blake" June 26, 2010
Theonepercent.net is proud to host its first benefit car show of 2010: “A Walk with Blake”
When: June 26, 2010
Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm
Where: Thunder Roadhouse Café in North OKC (900 W. Memorial Road)
Cost: $25 to participate in show (ALL proceeds go to “A Walk with Blake” fund)
On June 24, 2009 Texas Drag racer, Blake Robinson, was the victim of a freak accident when a nitrous bottle exploded at his shop. The accident caused multiple serious injuries. Blake has undergone nearly a dozen surgeries, including an above the knee amputation on his left leg. Blake has been involved in drag racing since he was a teenager, and wants to stay involved any way he can. However, his race car and trailer, as well as a life-long collection of parts have all been sold to meet current needs of medical bills. The cause of the explosion is still under a DOT investigation.
“My main goal at this point is to walk again,” says Blake, who hopes to be outfitted with a prosthetic leg when finances allow for it.
After speaking with Blake for several weeks, myself and theonepercent.net have decided to help a fellow racer out. Our goal is to raise $6600 to cover the cost of a new leg for Blake(which by the way is a fraction of the total cost of retail price but a Texas Prosthetics company has stepped up to the plate for his cause). With your help, you can help someone WALK again! How awesome would that feel?!
DOZENS of generous companies have done their part by sending in parts for us to be able to use as incentive for you to come out and support this cause! All of which will be passed on to YOU through raffle tickets/silent auctions/drawings if you come out and make a personal donation or just by simply entering into the show! Just a few of these items include:
Set of SBC fabricated Valve Covers
Coyles Billet timing Set
(2) Die cast ¼ scale Gas Pumps
Bell Apex Racing Gloves
Set of Fragola AN Wrenches
Bill Mitchell Hardcore Racing Gift Certificates
Drive Train Specialist Gift Certificate
Cruz Pedregon autographed Advance Auto hat
David Reutimann autographed driving gloves, Aarons Dream Machine hat and her car(ALL autographed)
Holley Jet Plate
$600 gift certificate from Shottie’s Porting Services
$350 gift certificate from Gearstar Performance Transmissions
(25) $50 off voucher off your purchase of (one)10lb or (one)15lb Nitrous Outlet Nitrous Bottle
T-Shirts, T-Shirts, T-Shirts!!!
Hats, Stickers, Decals, key chains and more items are coming in every week!
Coor Light and Miller Light representatives will be there raffling off Chairs, Ice Chests, shirts, koosies, etc!
Best of Show
Best Club Showing
1st place of each class receives a Trophy and gift bag
2nd place of each class receives a gift bag
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