Clint Bowyer’s Kansas car to carry name of motorsports writer battling breast cancer

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With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer and Michael Waltrip Racing are doing their part by campaigning pink-themed cars in the next three races of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.

In partnership with 5-hour ENERGY and the company’s Living Beyond Breast Cancer initiative, five cents from the sale of every bottle of limited edition pink lemonade will go to LBBC. The company has guaranteed that the minimum donation will be $200,000.

“5-hour ENERGY’s breast cancer awareness program with LBBC provides funds for a fantastic organization, and I’m thrilled to help support the cause,” Bowyer said in a media release. “Now go buy Pink Lemonade so we can give even more money this year!”

There’s added incentive for Bowyer in Sunday’s race as, along with the next two races at Charlotte and Talladega, his No. 15 MWR Toyota will carry the name of someone currently battling breast cancer or who has survived it.

Bowyer’s car at Kansas will carry the name of veteran motorsports writer Holly Cain, who is currently battling breast cancer.

“I’m extremely honored to represent the thousands affected by this disease who appreciate the awareness Clint and his sponsor are bringing to our fight,” said Cain, who writes for NASCAR.com.

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