IMCA matches the amount given by Casey’s. The official convenience store of IMCA, Casey’s has supported Hope For The Warriors with previous fundraisers that include donations made at Super Nationals every year since 2013 that now total $30,000. Representatives of Hope For The Warriors will attend the Saturday, Sept. 7 race program at Boone Speedway, during the 37th annual IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Officials from both Casey’s and IMCA will present a check to Hope For The Warriors in front of the flagstand during a break in the Saturday race program. BOONE, Iowa – For the seventh straight year, Casey’s General Store and IMCA will give back to men and women of the armed services who have given so much. Ankeny-based Casey’s General Stores, the presenting sponsor for Super Nationals, donates $10 for each heat race won by a Modified, Late Model, Stock Car, Hobby Stock, Northern SportMod or Sport Compact driver displaying a Casey’s decal between Sept. 2 and Sept. 6. Founded in 2006, Hope For The Warriors is a nationwide, non-profit organization that assists post-9/11 service members who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty, their families and families of the fallen.
“I am fine with no injuries,” Rudisha tweeted. “Thank you for your prayers.”The collision occurred at around 22:30 local time on Saturday (20:30 BST) as the two-time world champion was travelling to his home in Kilgoris, western Kenya.Keroka police chief Walter Abondo said: “Rudisha was rushed to the Keroka Sub County Hospital where the doctors revealed that the athlete had not suffered any fractures, and he has been allowed to go home and rest.”Rudisha has not competed since the Shanghai Diamond League meeting in May 2017 because of recurrent back and knee injuries and he is reported to have started light training with a view to defending his Olympic title at Tokyo 2020.He has a wild card for next month’s World Athletics Championships in Doha but he is not expected to compete in the national trials in Nairobi on 12-13 September.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Two-time Olympic champion David Rudisha has thanked “the Almighty God for the gift of life” after surviving a car accident in his native Kenya.The world 800m record holder, 30, was driving his SUV on the Nairobi-Kisumu highway when a tyre burst and the vehicle collided head-on with a bus.Rudisha was treated for minor soft-tissue injuries and police confirmed there were no deaths in the accident.