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9 Apr

Denny Hamlin Gets Special Boost from Ambassador Twins in the FedEx #11 March of Dimes Car

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Aron Footprints

Aron Footprints

Remember to cheer on NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin in the FedEx #11 car dedicated to March of Dimes in support of our 2011 March for Babies!  Denny will race this special car tonight at the Texas Motor Speedway.  Look for the purple and black scheme designed by eight-year-old twin brothers, Josh and Jake Aron of Dallas, TX!

Jake and Josh, serving as special ambassadors for March of Dimes Texas chapter, will enjoy special VIP access to the race along with their Dad Jaime, Mom Lori, and big brother Zack. The Arons have been an active family team since shortly after the twins were born at 23 weeks weighing less than one pound each.  The Aron family is thrilled to be part of this once in a lifetime opportunity!

Jack & Josh check out the car

Jack & Josh check out the car

In addition to the super slick black and purple scheme, FedEx had both Josh and Jake’s actual footprints at birth enlarged and placed on the back to help push the #11 car to victory. Denny and his team say the car shows up great on the track!

Many thanks to March for Babies national sponsor FedEx, Denny Hamlin and Joe Gibbs Racing for the creating this once in a lifetime experience for two March of Dimes mission ambassadors.  Let’s hope it brings good luck tonight!   The race begins tonight at 7 p.m. ET.  Look for coverage on FOX Sports.

You can also check out footage of the Aron twins designing the car with Denny Hamlin in these two special videos:


Denny Hamlin Gets Special Boost from Ambassador Twins in the FedEx #11 March of Dimes Car

Comment by Kelly Pernick — April 10, 2011 @ 7:47 am

I want to thank you, Denny Hamlin for helping out with March OF Dimes. Since this is my main chairty, I will be watching your race tonight and I hope you win. This victory will show how special March OF Dimes is to everyone. GO DENNY GO!!

Denny Hamlin Gets Special Boost from Ambassador Twins in the FedEx #11 March of Dimes Car

Comment by Las comunidades de todo el país se preparan para la March For Babies® de este año, que tendrá lugar el próximo fin de semana | | el Journalel Journal — April 24, 2012 @ 12:30 am

[…] A comienzos de este mes y con el propósito de alentar a todos a inscribirse en la March for Babies, el piloto de carreras Denny Hamlin condujo el coche Toyota No. 11 de FedEx/March for Babies el 14 de abril en la Texas Motor Speedway. Denny y el Embajador Nacional 2012 de March of Dimes, Kieran Wittstruck, de seis años de edad y nacido 3 1/2 meses antes del término, usaron trajes antiflama concordantes en las actividades previas a la carrera, con el propósito de promover la March for Babies de Dallas, que se celebró el 21 de abril. Vea los detalles de la carrera en el blog March for Babies. […]

Denny Hamlin Gets Special Boost from Ambassador Twins in the FedEx #11 March of Dimes Car

Comment by Communities nationwide gear up this weekend for annual March for Babies | — April 24, 2012 @ 11:20 am

[…] Earlier this month, and to encourage everyone to sign up for March for Babies, racing driver Denny Hamlin drove the FedEx/March for Babies #11 Toyota racecar on April 14 at the Texas Motor Speedway. Denny and March of Dimes’ 6-year-old 2012 National Ambassador Kieran Wittstruck, born 3 ½ months premature, wore matching fire suits in pre-race activities to help promote the Dallas March for Babies walk that occurred on April 21st. See more about the race on the March for Babies blog. […]


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