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 spotlight stories 

 

This page is dedicated to sharing stories from the Ride and shining a spotlight on our Riders. Check back each month for a new KPCR Spotlight Story!

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Capturing the Ride: The Man Behind the Lens

July 27, 2021

Charity Ride Photographer Kevin Kane details his passion for photography and what capturing the Ride means to him.

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How Motorcycles Provide Special Bond Between a Father and His Sons

June 17, 2021

Charity Rider Jon Manafort details the meaningful impact that the Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America has made on his family.

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How Jacking Tires on Pit Road Led to the Ride of a Lifetime

May 18, 2021

Charity Rider Len Sherrill relives his days as Kyle Petty’s jackman and details how the Ride was born.

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One Family, Two Life-Changing Experiences

April 19, 2021

Charity Riders Scott and Lynn Grant detail life with a disabled child and how Victory Junction helped them.

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From dreams of being like Evel Knievel to making dreams come true for kids

March 18, 2021

Charity Rider John L. Gurley highlights the importance of being a part of something larger than himself.

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For Charity Riders Gary and Nancy Johnson, the key to lasting love is always keeping the romance alive

February 12, 2021

In the spirit of Valentine's Day, we're shining a spotlight on a long-time Charity Ride couple by sharing their love story and advice for long and happy marriage.