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Shea Holbrook Duchenne Racing Helmet Raffle at Online Raffle

April 29, 2013 to November 1, 2013
Want to win Shea Holbrook's Racing Helmet which is valued at over $3,000?Buy a raffle ticket now and you could win this at the end of her racing season! See More
May 22, 2013
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Mar 26, 2012
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Wanting to Help You Make a Difference!

Hi all,Writing you a quick note - can't wait to see everyone in Orlando! I'll be attending the Pasta Dinner on Friday & running the 5k Saturday!I can't express how greatful I am of the Parent Project MD communtiy. You've all changed my life! Looking forward to meeting new faces. If your family is interested in coming to one of my races VIP style contact me via media@shearacing.com and chat with me while at Disney!Here's my racing…See More
Jan 2, 2012
Shea Holbrook posted a blog post

Wanting to Help You Make a Difference!

Hi all,Writing you a quick note - can't wait to see everyone in Orlando! I'll be attending the Pasta Dinner on Friday & running the 5k Saturday!I can't express how greatful I am of the Parent Project MD communtiy. You've all changed my life! Looking forward to meeting new faces. If your family is interested in coming to one of my races VIP style contact me via media@shearacing.com and chat with me while at Disney!Here's my racing…See More
Jan 2, 2012

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PPMD favorited Shea Holbrook's blog post Duchenne as an Endurance Race
Oct 26, 2011
Shea Holbrook posted a blog post

Duchenne as an Endurance Race

Posted by Tracey Passantino, Founder and CEO of Race4Girls.com live link to this blog:How Shea Holbrook Works - Duchenne as an Endurance Race Being the founder of an organization that has people in different parts of the country you’ve never met is a little weird for me. In spite of that, I feel very inspired by these women who have all in their own way found what drives them to race. …See More
Oct 26, 2011
Shea Holbrook posted a blog post

The End of One Season and the Begin of the Next

Orlando, FL – The 2011 Pirelli World Challenge Season wrapped up last weekend at the Road Atlanta Grand Prix. Holbrook unable to attend the championship race still has high spirits and expectations leading into the 2012 season. “We had a fantastic season. We won the Long Beach Grand Prix in the Touring Car division, and I made history becoming the first woman to win a Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car race and now just the third to ever win a race at Long Beach. Do I wish we were on track…See More
Oct 4, 2011
Shea Holbrook posted a blog post

Vote to Win a Signed Simpson Racing Helmet & Proceeds Benefit PPMD

Vote for our favorite Pirelli World Challenge lifestyle photo. A Simpson helmet signed by all of the Pirelli World Challenge drivers will be awarded to the photographer with the top ranked image in the Lifestyle category and the Racing category. But here's the twist! Photographer, Chris Schutze offered if his photo wins he'll donate the signed helmet to the Shea Racing Duchenne muscular dystrophy charity efforts for raffle! VOTE this photo! Then at the end of the season we'll do a raffle and…See More
Aug 30, 2011
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Aug 19, 2011

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PPMD favorited Shea Holbrook's blog post Holbrook Determined at Mid Ohio Rounds 7&8 Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car
Aug 11, 2011
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Aug 10, 2011
Veronica E. commented on Shea Holbrook's blog post Holbrook Determined at Mid Ohio Rounds 7&8 Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car
"It's so great you're fighting with us, Shea. I love "beatbyagirl.org". I need to show my little girl the web site!  "
Aug 9, 2011
Shea Holbrook posted a blog post

Holbrook Determined at Mid Ohio Rounds 7&8 Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car

Lexington, OH – Shea Holbrook returned to the Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car Championships for the second half of the season, rounds 7 and 8 at Mid Ohio Grand Prix in her No. 67 TradeBank/beatbyagirl.org/K&N Filters Honda Civic Si.  Holbrook’s last race with the series was round 3 at the Long Beach Grand Prix in which…See More
Aug 8, 2011
Shea Holbrook posted photos
Aug 8, 2011
Shea Holbrook posted photos
Jun 23, 2011

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About me:
Shea’s passion for driving started when she was 16 with a “Richard Petty Experience.” Shea quickly began excelling in the motorsports world through high performance driving events all throughout Florida. She then went on to obtain her SCCA license and since then Shea has been road racing competitively all over the nation with many organizations, from sprint races to 25 hour enduros. Shea debuted her first professional race season with SCCA World Challenge Pro Racing in 2010 finishing 6th in the championship.Shea became the first women to ever win a Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car race in 2011 winning the Long Beach Grand Prix along with winning Best Standing Start and the Hard Charger Award. She’s also the fourth women to of ever won a professional race at Long Beach alongside Katherine Legge, Dancia Patrick and Simona De Silvestro. Shea is currently attending the University of Central Florida majoring in Communications/Marketing in which she’ll graduate in May. Something you may not know about Shea is that she is a accomplished national competitive water skier holding numerous state, regional and national titles. Shea received the “Living Legend Honoree Award” for her on and off track efforts and has been honored in the “Women in Motorsports” SuperCars Super Show Exhibit. In 2008, Shea became a “Women in the Winners Circle” graduate of the Lyn St. James program. “Fear is a state of mind, will is an action taken.” Shea lives this quote and believes through commitment and determination anything is possible. Helping others is another love of Shea’s. Shea Racing partnered up with Frito Lay Corp., in 2008 to raise $12,500 for the Susan G. Komen “For the Cure.” She has also raised thousands of dollars and awareness for her charity of choice, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD.) PPMD benefits Duchenne muscular dystrophy which affects her own family.
You can follow Shea Holbrook on Twitter at www.twitter.com/SheaRacing and like her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SheaRacing or www.SheaRacing.com
About my family:
Two cousins that have DMD, Matthew was nineteen when he passed away on December 29, 2008 and Jordan is thirteen and just had spinal rod surgery in December. I have an enormous desire to help find a cure for this destructive disease. We will END DUCHENNE.
Name(s) of child(ren)/individual(s) with Duchenne:
Matthew and Jordan Klapp
Age(s) of child(ren)/individual(s) with Duchenne:
13-18, 19 or older
City:
NY

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Wanting to Help You Make a Difference!

Posted on January 2, 2012 at 9:20pm 0 Comments

Hi all,

Writing you a quick note - can't wait to see everyone in Orlando! I'll be attending the Pasta Dinner on Friday & running the 5k Saturday!

I can't express how greatful I am of the Parent Project MD communtiy. You've all changed my life! Looking forward to meeting new faces. If your family is interested in coming to one of my races VIP style contact me via media@shearacing.com and chat with me while at Disney!

Here's my…

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Duchenne as an Endurance Race

Posted on October 26, 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Posted by Tracey Passantino, Founder and CEO of Race4Girls.com live link to this blog:

How Shea Holbrook Works - Duchenne as an Endurance Race

 

Being the founder of an organization that has people in different parts of the country you’ve never met is a little weird for me. In spite of that, I feel very inspired by these women who have all in their own way found what drives them to…

Continue

The End of One Season and the Begin of the Next

Posted on October 4, 2011 at 5:19pm 0 Comments

Orlando, FL – The 2011 Pirelli World Challenge Season wrapped up last weekend at the Road Atlanta Grand Prix. Holbrook unable to attend the championship race still has high spirits and expectations leading into the 2012 season.

 

“We had a fantastic season. We won the Long Beach Grand Prix in the Touring Car division, and I made history becoming the first woman to win a Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car race and now just the third to ever win a race at Long Beach. Do I wish…

Continue

Vote to Win a Signed Simpson Racing Helmet & Proceeds Benefit PPMD

Posted on August 30, 2011 at 1:18pm 0 Comments

Vote for our favorite Pirelli World Challenge lifestyle photo. A Simpson helmet signed by all of the Pirelli World Challenge drivers will be awarded to the photographer with the top ranked image in the Lifestyle category and the Racing category. But here's the twist! Photographer, Chris Schutze offered if his photo wins he'll donate the signed helmet to the Shea Racing Duchenne muscular dystrophy charity efforts for raffle!

 

VOTE this photo! Then at the end of the season we'll…

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At 4:58pm on October 15, 2010, Dave Kramer said…
An honorable and heroic mission, Shea. I'm humbled and deeply appreciative that you have dedicated yourself, and your significant talents, towards helping us all keep the hope for our boys revving. Just saying "thank you" just doesn't seem enough, but sincerely thank you.
v/r,
-Dave
At 9:31pm on October 11, 2010, Laura Wurster said…
Hi Shea. Thanks for replying. I think it's so great what you are doing. Racing to raise money to erase DMd. It's such a horrible disease. Sorry to hear about your cousin matthew. My son is Matthew also. And he is such a great character as well as you said about your younger cousin. where is your home town? I remember you mentioned Watkins Glenn as a place you raced. That's Upstate New York. We have a summer house up there. Ever heard of Lebanon Valley? Anyway, Matthew does not have a facebook page, as well as DMD, he's also Autistic. Although he's high functining, i think Facebook might be too much for him. Keep racing!!!
At 9:44pm on October 8, 2010, Ian Anthony Griffiths said…
Thanks for adding me Shea hun xx
At 9:11pm on October 8, 2010, Keith Van Houten said…
Hi Shea - if your racing brings you to Detroit, let us know. Thanks for all your efforts on behalf of our boys...
At 6:03pm on June 15, 2010, cheryl cliff said…
Takes awhile to get used to it...think you're getting the hang of it tho!!! :)
At 9:35pm on June 14, 2010, cheryl cliff said…
Shea,
I know the owner of a local (small) race museum here in Riverside, ca. Riverside used to be a big race town until the raceway closed. Loads of fans here nonetheless (now watch at Fontana raceway which is close to here) and I'd like to e-mail them something for/from you! Often toyed with the idea of doing a local fundraiser at this museum and trying to get car talk guys to come out for it! May I have a private way to connect with you...e-mail is good. Best- cheryl
 
 
 

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