Welcome to Erica Santos's CARQUEST Champions For Charities Page
In 2010, Eric Saunders, son of Hoosier Tire's Irish Saunders, was paralyzed in a motocross accident and the monies that Bobby Santos, III raises will go towards helping Eric's family purchase equipment for his rehabilitation.
Click Here For Eric Saunders' Personal Website
The USAC Benevolent Foundation is a non-profit, tax-exempt foundation dedicated to the health and welfare of those injured in competition. Over the years, the Foundation has committed hundreds of thousands of dollars to assist members and their families in time of need.
In 1954, following the death of Wilbur Shaw, 3-time Indy 500 winner and President of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Wilbur Shaw Memorial Fund was established. The Fund was earmarked to assist drivers in American Automobile Association (AAA) events who were in need and unable to pay medical expenses. Following the withdrawal of AAA from sanctioning auto racing, the Wilbur Shaw Fund was continued with the same purposes for participants in the United States Auto Club (USAC). The USAC Benevolent Foundation officially took control of these funds in 1959.
A Donation to The USAC Benevolent Fund for Eric Saunders:
can be sent to:
directly to the USAC Benevolent Fund, checks can be sent to:
Checks must have a notation of Erica Santos / Eric Saunders on the check.
Speedway will forward all donations made in the name of Eric Saunders
Each donor will receive a receipt which can be utilized in tax preparation.