The world premiere of the new motorsports documentary RAPID RESPONSE has attracted a trio of sponsors for its May 24 debut in Indianapolis. Bell Racing USA, K1 RaceGear and Elliot Cox Racing/Driving for Dyslexia have all come aboard to support the film that brings the best-selling book 1c;RAPID RESPONSE 1d; to life.
1c;Each of our very special sponsors has a stake in motorsports and motorsports safety in general and we welcome their strong support for our efforts to bring that story to the screen, 1d; said the film's producer Michael Miles.
Bell Racing has been involved in the forefront of this effort improving motor racing safety for decades and is active in motorsport competition around the globe, K1 RaceGear is relatively new on the scene, but it 19;s products represent new and innovative thinking in driver and crew wearables, and, finally Elliot Cox and Driving for Dyslexia adds a sense of what brings out the best in motorsports competition: desire to excel.
1c;Through the decades Doctor Bock , Doctor Olvey, and Doctor Trammell have revolutionized the approach to treating drivers after incidents and helping them fully recover from their injuries, 1d; said Chris Wheeler, Director of Motorsports, Bell Racing USA. 1c;... It goes hand in hand with our core mission since 1954 to develop innovated helmets and technology to maximize protection and enhance performance. 1d;
1c;K1's involvement in safety gear and apparel started in 2003 with a commitment to provide young Kart racers and entry level auto racers with affordable and trend worthy gear options, 1d; stated JR Twedt - General Manager and Director of Motorsports for K1 RaceGear. 1c;We also like to consider ourselves the 18;Racers Brand 19; when it comes to safety gear. We have a unique and comprehensive K1 athlete/driver program that extends way beyond simply putting our name or brand on a driver or their race car."
Twedt continued, "I think the most important thing in regards to this movie is to utilize it not only as entertainment, but as a learning tool. I would like to see it shown to as many young drivers or new participants in racing as possible. 1d;
Founded by young (11 year old) Elliot Cox ... Both Elliot Cox Racing and Driving for Dyslexia are excited for the opportunity to partner with A Mile A Way Productions for the premiere of Rapid Response.
Driving for Dyslexia is an organization that utilizes motorsports as a platform to raise awareness, funds, and advocacy for people with Dyslexia. Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability that is characterized by difficulties with word recognition, spelling, and decoding, and strengths in creativity, big picture thinking, and problem solving.
It is estimated that 20% of the general population and 30% of racing drivers have Dyslexia. Elliot Cox would like to remind all people with Dyslexia: 1c;Dyslexia doesn 19;t stop me; don 19;t let it stop you. 1d;
1c;All in all, 1d; said Miles 19; co-producer Roger Hinze. 1c;All three of these great sponsors are part of the extended motorsports family that never stops working to make racing safer and more relevant as it moves forward, 1d;
RAPID RESPONSE is an exciting and fast-paced documentary that tells the story of the medical and safety professionals who refused to accept the high mortality rate among American race car drivers, fundamentally altering the history of motorsports. The movie opens in theaters on September 6, 2019.