Margaret’s Need for Speed

Margaret’s final wish was to speed around a racetrack in a pace car. SCHF worked with the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana to make Margaret’s dream a reality.

The Marine (Margaret was one of the first women to serve in the military branch!) wanted to celebrate her 94th birthday in a thrilling manner, and the Foundation made it happen. She was greeted at the track with a video message from race car driver Tony Stewart wishing her luck and thanking her for her years of service. She then got in the pace car and raced around the two-mile speedway at 120 mph.

For more about Margaret’s adventure, see our 2012 annual report.