Nut Up Industries, Dylan Lupton and JGL Racing’s No. 24 go PINK for Susan G. Komen at Kansas Lottery 300
KANSAS CITY, KS. – In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, officials from Nut Up Industries and JGL Racing jointly announced today that NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) driver Dylan Lupton will run a special PINK paint scheme in Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway on Oct. 21.
Partnering with Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas City, the No. 24 Nut Up Industries Toyota team has pledged to not only support the foundation, but also create exciting opportunities for NASCAR fans to donate and win limited edition prizes.
“We cannot thank Dylan Lupton, JGL Racing and Nut Up Industries enough for their support and ability to spread our message of breast cancer awareness during October, said Denise Wiese, Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas City Interim Executive Director. “To have a NASCAR driver, his team and their sponsors get behind a campaign of this magnitude in front of tens of thousands of racing fans is immeasurable. Bringing this issue to light, sharing his day with breast cancer survivors and donating critical funds to support our mission is truly the definition of being More Than Pink.”
By submitting a $24 donation, each donor will be entered to win over 50 prizes including PINK Kansas Lottery 300 race-worn gloves, No. 24 PINK tee-shirts, JGL Racing PINK crew shirts and more.
Additionally, each donation made from Oct. 2 to Oct. 17 will be matched $1-$1 by the No. 24 team and donors will also receive a limited-edition PINK hero card. To learn more about donating: Click here.
The team has also created an opportunity for breast cancer survivors and those currently battling breast cancer in the Kansas City area to have a memorable experience at the race track. Komen Kansas City has created a link where you can share a story of a loved one or yourself, who has battled breast cancer, and be entered to become a VIP Guest of the team at the upcoming Kansas Lottery 300 on Saturday.
VIP amenities will include: Four (4) all-access NASCAR XFINITY garage passes, private hauler tour, lunch with the team, pit box seating for the race and more.
Each survivor who is entered will be invited to a special No. 24 unveiling if the special PINK paint scheme on Oct. 19 where they will receive limited edition signed hero cards, meet Dylan Lupton, take photos and write their name on the hood of the No. 24 for race-day in honor of their journey.
“I am thrilled to run this special paint scheme and have this opportunity to support such an impactful organization,” said Lupton. “I know my JGL Racing team is working hard so that we can go to Kansas and have a strong race.”
Live coverage of the Kansas Lottery 300 on Sat., Oct. 21 begins at 2:00 p.m. (CT) on NBC, the Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM Satellite Radio Channel 90.
About Dylan Lupton:
Dylan Lupton is a 23-year-old rising star on the NASCAR scene, who has competed in all three premier NASCAR series in his young career. In April of 2017, Dylan Lupton joined JGL Racing and their popular “Young Guns” program for fourteen races in the NASCAR XFINITY Series races this season.
Nut Up Industries, almond manufacturers based out of California are the proud sponsor of the No. 24 Toyota Camry for the 2017 season. To learn more about the Young Guns program please visit JGL Racing.
About Nut Up Industries:
Nut Up Industries is a small, family owned almond company located Escalon, a small farming town in the heart of California. They offer roasted “CHOPPED” flavored almonds, whole flavored almonds, almond butter & almond flour/meal. These products are available in a variety of different flavors. Nut Up Industries “CHOPPED” products are different from any other snack for a variety of reasons: They offer 10 different delicious flavors, they are easy to eat and are great for people who are always on the go and need lots of fuel for every adventure life brings. They are currently available in Escalon local retailers such as Ace Hardware and a broad range of California retailers including Save Mart, 7-Eleven, Costless and Food Maxx. Nut Up Industries also has their chopped almonds available at the mid-west retailer Menards. They also have an online store where you can shop their products and more at NutUpIndustries.com.
About Susan G. Komen®
Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization outside of the federal government, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Since its founding in 1982, Komen has funded more than $956 million in research and provided more than $2.1 billion in funding to screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs. Komen has worked in more than 60 countries worldwide. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Visit komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect with us on social at ww5.komen.org/social
About Susan G. Komen® Greater Kansas City
Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen has set a Bold Goal to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50% in the U.S. by 2026. Komen was founded in 1982 by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Komen Kansas City is working to better the lives of those facing breast cancer in the local community. Through events like the Komen Kansas City Race for the Cure®, Rock the Ribbon and the Pink Promise Conference Komen Kansas City has invested more than $21 million in community breast health programs in their 17-county Kansas and Missouri service and has helped contribute to the more than $956 million invested globally in research. For more information, call 816.842.0410, visit komenkansascity.org or behindtheribbon.org. Connect with them on social media: Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.