Patrick Wilson and his #17. (Brent Martin)

Langley racer takes part in fundraising weekend

Auto racers will help with a Fraser Valley hospice society.

Langley’s Patrick Wilson is heading back to the Mission Raceway, this time for a mix of auto racing and fundraising.

Wilson will drive his new #17 Van Diemen Formula Continental at the course on the weekend of July 14 to 15.

The race weekend is also a fundraiser for the Mission Hospice Society.

In addition to two days of racing, there will be rides around the track in exotic cars at lunch time on both days, in exchange for a minimum donation to the Hospice Society.

Wilson currently sits in sixth place in the championship standings, after having to miss the first two weekends of the racing season while waiting for his new car to arrive.

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