Former NASCAR drivers visit Shriners Hospitals for Children

Former NASCAR drivers Kenny Wallace and Ken Schrader  as well as rising dirt track star Gordy Gundaker stopped by Shriner’s Hospital for Children on Tuesday morning to visit the kids.

Wallace, shown in center of photo and Schrader, left– who are St. Louis natives, visited with the patients of Shriners Hospitals for Children and posed for pictures.

Gundaker brought his dirt track car and go-kart and kids got to climb in and out of them. A photo of a child playing int he car is at the end of this article.

Ken Schrader and baby 2019Each year, these drivers  give their time to brighten the day of Shriners Hospitals for Children patients with orthopaedic conditions.

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a one-of-a-kind pediatric hospital system dedicated to improving the lives of children through innovative research, education, and specialized treatment of orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate, regardless of the family’s ability to pay.


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