Kasey Kahne's No. 5 Chevrolet Carries Paint Scheme Designed by 9-Year-Old
Few of the fans who attended Sunday’s NASCAR race at Chicagoland Speedway were as excited to be at the track as 9-year-old Wyatt Zender of Deming, Wash. Wyatt and his family were guests of Kasey Kahne and his sponsor, Great Clips. The No. 5 Chevrolet Kahne drove this past weekend carried a yellow-and-blue paint scheme designed by Wyatt in a contest sponsored by Great Clips. Wyatt was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma in March and has been a patient at Seattle Children’s Hospital. A nurse at the hospital encouraged him to enter the design contest, and he was cleared to attend the race after undergoing surgery and chemotherapy.
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