The Northbay Motorsport & Marine Charity fundraiser held on Sunday, May 20 of the Kawasaki AMA Superbike Showdown, generated nearly $15,000 for Speedway Children's Charities. The event included an auction featuring signed artwork, leathers, and crew shirts as well as a drawing for a Kawasaki Vulcan Classic Cruiser.

Next on the calendar is the Raceway Builders Grand Marshall's Banquet which will be on Friday, June 22 of the Toyota/SaveMart 350 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series event weekend. Jerry Rice, the greatest wide receiver in NFL history, has been named Grand Marshall. The evening will be held at Cline Cellars and will include a reception, sit down catered dinner with Sonoma Valley wines, introduction of Jerry Rice, plus a Q & A with some of the NASCAR drivers. For more information, please contact Denise Silver 707-933-3950 or email

On Sunday of NASCAR weekend, we will be having our 5th Race-n-Rock Charity Auction in the Wine Country Winner's Circle. The auction will feature signed memorabilia, as well as signed items from the entertainment world. Race fans can also bid on the chance to take a slow-speed lap with a top driver during driver introductions. All funds raised will benefit youth programs in Sonoma County.