Allen Skillicorn, East Dundee Village Trustee and candidate for State Representative, teamed up with Rescue Pet Motorsports to raise awareness for the thousands of pets that are waiting to be adopted from local pet shelters across the country. Rescue Pet Motorsports uses racing to spread the word of Petfinder.com and all the pet rescue and shelter organizations. This year the ‘Never Shop, Always Adopt’ Race Schedule included the Ultimate Track Car Challenge at Virginia International Raceway (also known as VIR).
Allen Skillicorn has deep roots in the Fox River Valley. Allen grew up between Crystal Lake and Algonquin; he and his wife Heather have made a home in East Dundee. Together they give back by volunteering for the local therapy dogs group and animal rescue. The Skillicorn’s are also active members of the Fox Valley Church near Huntley and Randall Road.
East Dundee, IL – Allen Skillicorn, East Dundee Village Trustee, and Rescue Pet Motorsports are raising awareness for thousands of pets waiting to be adopted at local pet shelters across the country. Rescue Pet Motorsports uses racing to promote Petfinder.com and pet rescue and shelter organizations.
Skillicorn and Rescue Pet Motorsports will be competing in the Chasing the Dragon Hillclimb hosted by Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina June 13-14.
Rescue Pet Motorsports and Team Skillicorn are committed to being competitive and making a run for the podium at the Chasing the Dragon Hillclimb.” Skillicorn continued, “We also want to remind people that thousands of pets are dropped off at shelters across the country. Because there is such an overabundance, I always remind people NEVER SHOP, ALWAYS ADOPT!”
Updated – Here’s video from the Chasing the Dragon Hill Climb:
East Dundee, IL
Allen Skillicorn, East Dundee Village Trustee, and Rescue Pet Motorsports are teaming up to raise awareness for the thousands of pets that are waiting to be adopted from local pet shelters across the country. Rescue Pet Motorsports uses racing to spread the word of Petfinder.com and all the pet rescue and shelter organizations. The next race on the “Never Shop, Always Adopt” program will be the Sports Car Club of America’s Chasing the Dragon Hillclimb in the picturesque Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina, September 12-14th.
Hillclimbs are one of the oldest forms of motorsports. Brave drivers challenge physics and race up winding mountain roads without safety barriers or runoff areas like traditional race tracks. The Chasing the Dragon Hillclimb is the showcase event for the Southeast Division of the SCCA. The fastest cars will be exceeding 125mph only inches away from cliffs and rock faces.
Trustee Allen Skillicorn, a veteran experienced racer and 2 time National Auto Sport Association (www.nasaproracing.com) National Champion will be piloting a highly modified 2004 LeGrand Decker DSR-1 Prototype racer capable of speeds over 150mph.