Arizona Special Olympics Roughrider Raptor Up For Auction
Sanderson Ford and partners built a 2012 Ford Raptor for the Special Olympics Arizona that was unveiled at SEMA this year and will be auctioned off at the 2013 Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson (with 100% of the sale price going to the AZ Special Olympics). The theme to this truck will be a heritage kickback to the “Ford Rough Riders” with its Red/White/Blue paint scheme. Foutz Motorsports has agreed to partner with Sanderson Ford to produce this state of the art Raptor Pre-Runner. All sponsored products will be donated to Special Olympics and a letter will come directly from them so that you can write it off as a charitable contribution.
Barrett Jackson Description:
Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is the purpose-built, high-performance, no excuses Baja-proven truck with the credentials to take on challenging off-road adventures and versatile enough to handle everyday life on pavement. The “Rough Riders” 2012 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor, created by Sanderson Ford to raise money for the Arizona Special Olympics, combines the nostalgic Rough Riders look of the 90’s with the proven capabilities of the most powerful, off-road capable pickup on the market to create a daring, go anywhere tribute Pre-Runner. Powertrain upgrades to the SVT Raptor’s standard 411hp 6.2L 2V SOHC V8 engine include a ROUSH air intake, Kooks Headers/Y-Pipe and Exhaust system. Enhancements to the proven off-road suspension include Foutz Motorsports Raptor Race Long Travel front A-arms and rear trailing arm, with King Racing Shocks give this truck 17″ of front wheel travel and 23″ of rear wheel travel. A Foutz Motorsports full chromoly roll cage, Harmon 70 gallon race fuel cell, 4 Recaro FIA race seats, Racer-X race radio, KC HiLites HID lights, Boatec wide body Raptor fenders, Simpson 5-point racing harnesses, two Optima batteries, Bullet Spray-n-Liners, RCV Performance front drive axles, Method race wheels and BFG Baja T/A tires gives this “Rough Rider” Ford F-150 SVT Raptor as much serious go as it has stunning show.
2012 AZ Ford Raptor Round Up
2012 AZ Auto Show
2012 LA Auto Show
Barrett Jackson Web Page: www.barrett-jackson.com/application/onlinesubmission/lotdetails.aspx?ln=3004&aid=466
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/FordRoughRidersRaptor
Press Releases on the Truck activities from SEMA to Post Auction
**ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT SPECIAL OLYMPICS ARIZONA**
**WILL BE SOLD AT APPROXIMATELY 5:30PM ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013**
Vehicle number 3004
About Special Olympics Arizona
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. Special Olympics Arizona’s (SOAZ) goal is to empower the over 180,000 Arizonans with intellectual disabilities to be healthy, productive, and respected members of society through SOAZ’s year-round sports training, competitions and support programs.
About Mad Media:
Mad Media (www.madmedia.com) is a San Diego based marketing and creative agency offering professional print, web, and film production. They specialize in producing culturally relevant brand messaging using professional athletes, musicians, and artists. Mad Media focuses on sports and cultures that they are passionate about, including skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding, motocross, FMX, BMX, off-road racing, rally racing, Hip-Hop, Punk Rock and Mixed Martial Arts. Mad Media has produced over twenty major commercial and viral film projects this year for clients such as Subaru of America, DC Shoes, Monster Energy Drink, and Harley-Davidson. Mad Media has been executing immersive marketing campaigns since 1996.