08 Feb 2023
Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America Comes to Cedar City in 2023
225 riders will travel more than 1,500 miles on a week-long trek across Nevada and Utah, raising funds to send children to Victory Junction.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 28, 2023 – All eyes will be on Nevada and Utah from April 29 – May 5, 2023 as former NASCAR driver and racing analyst Kyle Petty celebrates the 27th Anniversary Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America with a scenic journey through the Sagebrush and Beehive States. As one of the most popular charity rides in the country, Petty will lead more than 125 motorcycles on a seven-day trek, covering over 1,500 miles in an effort to raise funds and awareness for Victory Junction – a camp dedicated to providing life-changing camping experiences for children with serious and chronic medical conditions.
Presented by Cox Automotive, the Ride will kick-off in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Saturday, April 29 and will return to Salt Lake City on Friday, May 5 – marking the second time the Ride has started and ended in the same city. Cox Automotive is the world’s largest automotive services and solutions provider and is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. The company’s brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim, which will host breakfast for the Ride at Manheim Utah on Saturday, April 29, and at Manheim Nevada on Wednesday, May 3.
Petty’s mile-long motor brigade features 225 participants, including 30 new riders, who will enjoy many indescribable views, bucket list items and unforgettable points of interest along this year’s route. Some of the highlights include visiting the Bonneville Salt Flats, lapping the track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, riding scenic Highway 12, Highway 14 and Highway 50, passing through Capitol Reef National Park, exploring Legends Motorcycle Museum, and so much more.
Spectators along the 2023 route are encouraged to attend one of the Ride’s seven overnight stops or daily pit stops to greet Petty and the riders, purchase memorabilia and make donations. The Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America will be in Cedar City on Wednesday, May 3rd as they travel from Las Vegas to Cedar City.
“We are excited to once again host the Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America here in beautiful Cedar City”, said Visit Cedar City Brian Head Executive Director, Maria Twitchell. “This is a wonderful opportunity for our community to meet and greet with Kyle and Richard Petty, cheer on the other riders while supporting the Victory Junction charity.”