Pippa Mann partners with Susan G. Komen to drive pink car at Indy 500

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Pippa Mann will run the Indianapolis 500 this month in conjunction with the Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization.

Mann will drive the No. 63 for Dale Coyne Racing. Her car, helmet and firesuit will be pink as part of a campaign to help raise funds and awareness for the Komen foundation throughout the month of May.

For every lap that Mann turns at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May, fans and supporters can pledge an amount with all donations will going to the Komen organization to fund breast cancer research and education programs.

Mann ran four races for Coyne last year and was 30th in the Indy 500. The English driver has two career starts in the Indy 500 and has completed 244 of 400 laps.

Mann is raising money through her website RaceWithPippa.com. There is also a hashtag you can use on social media–#pippagoespink.


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