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DeFrancesco Racing - $20,000 FWT Scholarship

12/6/2010

Scholarships for 15 FWT TaG Cadet drivers will provide unprecedented support for 2011 FWT Formula Kart competitors
DeFrancesco Racing announced today a $20,000 support program for 2011 Florida Winter Tour TaG Cadet competitors . Up to 15 FWT TaG Cadet drivers will receive varying levels of support.

Five applicants will receive $550 and one free engine lease for each FWT Formula Kart event weekend.

Five applicants will receive $250 and one free engine lease for each FWT Formula Kart event weekend.

Five applicants will receive $150 plus $75 engine lease for each FWT Formula Kart event weekend.

Scholarship applicants must submit a photo, their racing resume and a maximum 300 word essay explaining why they want the scholarship and what having the scholarship would mean for their karting program.

Scholarship applicants will be evaluated by a panel of judges including professional racing drivers Dan Wheldon and Max Papis, and eminent motorsports authority and author, and founder of the Team USA Driver Development Scholarship, Jeremy Shaw.

Applications will be accepted December 1 until December 15. Applications will be limited to the first 30 received at dfrfwtscholarship@formulakart.com . Scholarship recipients will be notified no later than December 24th.

For more information contact FWT owner/promoter Bill Wright at info@formulakart.com or phone 850-258-0846.

DeFrancesco Racing is the total package when it comes to racing teams. With more than 30 years combined experience in motorsports DFR is poised to change the face of karting in North America. Karting is a stepping stone to professional auto racing and the team at DFR USA is dedicated to developing new young talent. For more info see www.dfrusa.com .

The Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour is one of the longest running, largest and most geographically diverse kart racing series in the world. The 2010 FWT averaged 562 entries per month and featured drivers from 23 different countries, 25 U.S. States and 5 Canadian Provinces, with total retail value of awards exceeding $161,000.

Article Credit: FloridaWinterTour.com
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