Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 Pinewood Derby June 19

June 12, 2013

WHAT:
Pinewood Derby event with Nationwide Children’s Hospital patients and NASCAR Nationwide Series drivers; media availability to follow the racing action

WHO:

  • Austin Dillon, driver of the No. 3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing. Dillon is currently fourth in the series standings.
  • Brian Scott, driver of the No. 2 Shore Lodge Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing. Scott has seven top-10 finishes in 12 races this season.
  • Max Papis, driver of the No. 33 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing. Papis will be  making his third series start  in 2013 at Mid-Ohio.
  • Dr. Steve Allen, Nationwide Children’s Hospital CEO
  • Craig Rust, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course President


WHEN:
Wednesday, June 19 at 2 p.m.

WHERE:
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, Ohio

*Parking for media representatives is available in the parking lot on the west side of Parsons Avenue, between the Orthopedic Center at 479 Parsons Avenue and Research Building III. Turn west onto Children’s Crossroads from Parsons Ave., and then turn right into the parking lot. Park in the spots closest to Parson’s Avenue. From there, walk across Parsons Ave. to the main entrance of the new hospital where a media rep will meet you at the Welcome Desk and escort you to the event location.

 

Dillon career highlights:

  • Finished 3rd in NASCAR Nationwide Series with two wins, three poles and 27 Top 10s in 2012
  • In 2011, became the youngest NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion in series history

Scott career highlights:

  • 28 Top Ten Finishes in NASCAR Nationwide Series career
  • Runner-up for rookie of the year in the 2010 season

Papis career highlights:

  • Has raced F1, Champ Car, NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR Sprint Cup
  • 3 Top Ten finishes in the NASCAR Nationwide Series

Media Contacts:

Jesse Ghiorzi, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course; 513.461.1514, jghiorzi@midohio.com

Mary Ellen Peacock, Nationwide Children’s Hospital; 614.937.7316, maryellen.peacock@nationwidechildrens.org

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report ‘s 2018-19 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.