The #24 car driven by Benny Gordon will honor the victims of the Aurora Colorado theater shooting. The SR² Motorsports entry will have a purple and white ribbon on the car with the words “Remember Aurora Colorado” on it.
The following message was posted on the teams Facebook page.
Immediate Press Release: Mooresville, NC , July 20, 2012, Due to the horrific events that took place today, July 20, 2012, in Aurora Colorado theater shooting, SR² Motorsports has asked their sponsors to allow them to dedicate their No.24 car to remember all the victims.
Sunday July 22, 2012 at Chicagoland Speedway, Benny Gordon will pilot SR² Motorsports No.24, in the NASCAR Nationwide Series STP 300. “Remember Aurora Colorado” with a purple and white ribbon will adorn SR² Motorsports No.24 Chevy Impala.
SR² Motorsports and their sponsors, West Virginia Miners, Horizon Entertainment and Industrial Timber , would like to send their thoughts and prayers to all the victims and the victim’s family members.
The teams facebook page can be found here.
Photo Credit: (April 12, 2012 – Source: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images North America)