The global Dunlop Motorsport organisation has taken part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – dubbed Dunlop’s Fastest Coffee Morning in recognition of the participation of sporting stars – to raise funds and awareness for Macmillan Cancer Support, the brand’s corporate charity. The events taking place today (Friday 29 September) included contributions from Drivers and team members from the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, FIA World Endurance Championship and European Le Mans Series.
A Goodyear Dunlop UK employee has marked her fifth anniversary of being cancer free by shaving off her hair and raising almost £2000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Linda Clarke, a credit controller at Goodyear Dunlop, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma six years ago at the age of 42 and underwent a year of intensive chemotherapy at Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
The Maxxis Babes, the tyremaker’s promotional team of models, attended the Autosport International show at the NEC in January and £2,275 was generated from sales of their calendars. The money went directly to the charity dedicated to help anyone affected by cancer.
Pirelli employees in Burton raised £391.10 from their Macmillan coffee morning, with the company topping this up to £500 in total. The annual coffee morning is Macmillan Cancer Support’s biggest fundraising event, raising money for people living with cancer. In 2014, over 200,000 people signed up, raising a record £25 million.
Team TerraClean’s Taxi to Africa is planning a launch event on Saturday 1 August, which will see the grand unveiling of the Taxi “Maggie”. The team will travel across 14 countries and two continents in just nine days for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Members of the TerraClean network have teamed up to take part in the Two Ball Rally in a bid to raise much needed funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.
The Two Ball rally is the only European road trip and banger rally where all vehicles are welcome and takes in nine countries covering more than 1200 miles in just four days. The rally will pass through France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Monte Carlo and back to France, finishing in Nice. Along the way the rally will pass through the Black Forest of Germany, the famous Stelvio Mountain Pass, Lake Como and Monaco.