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Brothers reunite on the track to raise money for MS

 | July 28, 2010

On July 31, the two White brothers will be on the track as Jim White joins his brother NASCAR racer Jason White to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis.

Jim White has not competed in a NASCAR race since 2007 but he can’t wait to get behind the wheel. He will join the Cruisin’ The Dub 300 sponsored by A&W on the Motoplex Speedway in Vernon in support of A&W’s Cruisin’ for a Cause program.

White’s car will sport not only A&W’s logo but also the number 26. This is to remind everyone that on Aug. 26, A&W will donate a dollar to the MS Society for each Teen Burger sold at each of the 800 A&W restaurants across the country. The program raised over $400,000 for the cause last year.

“As much fun as it will be for me to get out and race, the opportunity to represent the MS Society will really be quite an honor,” said White in a press release. “Anything we can do to help raise awareness for this worthy cause is really the most important thing.”

White said another highlight is racing alongside his brother. He’s hoping that his familiarity with the Motoplex Speedway will give him an edge during the race.

Catch the race live on July 31 at 8 p.m. It will be televised 9 p.m. Aug. 15 on TSN.

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