While inspecting the C7.R Corvettes last weekend at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, we noticed that the Number 3 C7.R had added an additional driver named Tripp with an American flag by his name. Talking with a crew member during the grid walk, we learned that a young boy fighting cancer had chosen the team as part of the “Make a Wish” program which grants wishes to children impacted by serious illness.
I tweeted that photo right there from pit lane during the grid walk:
Following the race, a tweet by Corvette Racing offered these photos of Tripp Postmus and his family visiting Corvette Racing’s garage:
We were honored to be chosen by Tripp Postmus and his family to host his @MakeAWish experience at @DISupdates for the #Rolex24! It definitely made our weekend! You'll always have the support and prayers of everyone at Corvette Racing and @TeamChevy! pic.twitter.com/Ua5bkgezks— Corvette Racing (@CorvetteRacing) February 1, 2018
That’s great seeing Corvette Racing making Tripp’s wish come true during the Rolex 24. But the team isn’t quite done yet. Crew chief Dan Binks sent out this message on Monday which we wanted to share:
“On Monday night we will be putting some items on eBay to help Tripp Postmus!
Also you can go to his Gofundme page to help, https://www.gofundme.com/f2ptuu-tripp-postmusour-courageous-knight
Tripp had a Make A Wish dream come true to hang out with Corvette Racing At Daytona 24 hours. Please do whatever you can to help. Thank you for helping in advance.
You can view all the items listed in this Corvette Racing benefit auction here.
Corvette Racing / Twitter
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