NASCAR Driver Races to Raise Awareness for FAST
Cameron Lawrence will race to raise awareness for the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (FAST) at Circuit of the Americas
Downers Grove, Ill. (May 10, 2021) — FAST, the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics, announces a campaign with professional racecar driver Cameron Lawrence to raise awareness for Angelman syndrome. Through the support of Ryan and Annie Jacob, Lawrence has selected FAST as the preferred non-profit for his upcoming NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Circuit of the Americas.
Built on family, core values and community, NASCAR exudes family first. Lawrence will introduce FAST to NASCAR’s distinct audience during the inaugural event at Circuit of the Americas. The unique campaign provides FAST with the opportunity to reach 75 million nationwide NASCAR fans. In addition, NASCAR’s 10-month season draws 58 million unique TV viewers. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at Circuit of the Americas will be broadcast live on Fox Sports 1 and Motor Racing Network (MRN) on Saturday, May 22 at 1:00 pm EDT.
“NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is an incredible platform to raise awareness – We hope to capitalize on that during the upcoming event at Circuit of the Americas,” said John Schlueter, chairperson for the FAST Board of Directors. “Our campaign with Cameron Lawrence is a unique opportunity to reach a brand-new audience, which we hope will be inspired to join us in our fight to find a cure for Angelman syndrome.”
“I’m excited to race on behalf of an extraordinary cause and raise awareness for individuals living with Angelman syndrome,” said Lawrence. “With the amazing support of Ryan and Annie Jacob, we can showcase the incredible work that FAST is doing to accelerate treatments and a cure for Angelman syndrome. Our mission is to engage others and, hopefully, enable FAST to fund additional research and advancements that bring life-changing treatments to individuals with Angelman syndrome.”
Lawrence will pilot the No.33 Chevrolet Silverado for Reaume Brothers Racing at Circuit of the Americas. Lawrence has a successful sportscar racing resume. He previously won the IMSA Tequila Patron Endurance Championship, including the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. He has a lengthy history in the Trans Am Series, where he clenched two back-to-back Trans Am Championships. Lawrence’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut is made possible through the support of partners, including Texas Mobile Radiology, Impact Health Labs, Front Line Mobile Health and Fullbay.
For more information on the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (FAST), please visit cureangelman.org. Keep up with the latest information from FAST on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.