Pinwheel, Symbol of "Drive4COPD," 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

Toy (Recreational artifact)

Date Made

circa 2012

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

China 

Henry Ford Museum
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Driven to Win

Object ID

2017.41.3

Credit

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

Material

Plastic

Color

Blue
Orange (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 18.5 in

Width: 7 in

Length: 2.75 in

Inscriptions

molded into lower part of handle: MADE IN CHINA

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