Leather Jacket, "Drive4COPD," Worn by Danica Patrick, circa 2012

Summary

DRIVE4COPD -- a public awareness campaign for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- became NASCAR's official health initiative in 2010. The partnership included public service announcements, COPD health screenings at NASCAR events, and a specially-branded DRIVE4COPD 300 race in NASCAR's Nationwide Series. NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, whose grandmother had suffered from the disease, became a celebrity spokesperson for the COPD Foundation in 2012.

DRIVE4COPD -- a public awareness campaign for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- became NASCAR's official health initiative in 2010. The partnership included public service announcements, COPD health screenings at NASCAR events, and a specially-branded DRIVE4COPD 300 race in NASCAR's Nationwide Series. NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, whose grandmother had suffered from the disease, became a celebrity spokesperson for the COPD Foundation in 2012.

Artifact

Jacket (Garment)

Date Made

circa 2012

Creators

Vanson Leathers 

Place of Creation

United States 

Henry Ford Museum
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Driven to Win

Object ID

2017.41.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Danica Patrick.

Material

Leather

Color

White (Color)
Blue
Orange (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 24 in  (neck to hem)

Width: 16 in  (shoulder to shoulder)

Inscriptions

on front, proper left side of chest: DRIVE4COPD on each sleeve: DRIVE4COPD.COM on back: DRIVE4COPD label inside collar: vanson Leather / BOSTON MASS / MADE IN USA

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