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Winchester Auto Soquel Sponsors Desert Dingo Racing 2010 Off-Road Racing Season
'We love racing and we're longtime supporters of local race teams," said Winchester Auto Soquel manager Mark Froling. "We understand that people are looking for good prices and good advice and we're proud to be teaming with Desert Dingo Racing."
Desert Dingo Racing campaigns a 1969 Volkswagen Beetle in off road races in the U.S. and Mexico. The team is the official World Diabetes Day off road race team and works with the International Diabetes Federation to raise money for diabetes education and awareness programs. Two Desert Dingo team members have Type 2 diabetes and several other team members have a history of the disease in their families. The team makes the car available for public events and distributes thousands of hero cards with the warning signs of diabetes printed on the back in English and Spanish.
"We're doing nine races this season and that means we're going to be breaking a lot of parts," said Desert Dingo crew chief Richard Palasik. "Mark and his team at Winchester Auto help keep us in the running and we really appreciate their support."
The team finished the 2009 race season third in class is ranked third in the Southern Nevada Off Road Enthusiasts (SNORE) racing series in the Stock Bug class, and completed 182.5 miles in this year's Baja 1000. The team resumes racing this month with a short course race hosted by the Valley Off Road Racing Association (VORRA) in Rancho Cordova.
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