Pedriatic Trauma

NASCAR's Richard Childress Speeds Up to Help Kids
North Carolina lawmakers invite the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma founder for a briefing

Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C., speaks with former NASCAR racer Richard Childress at a Congressional Pediatric Trauma Briefing. (Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call)

Famous for race cars and his wealth from entrepreneurship, Richard Childress is also working for the kids.  

Childress, one of the wealthiest men in North Carolina, was invited to Capitol Hill by fellow North Carolinians—Republican Richard Hudson and Democrat G.K. Butterfield—to discuss his efforts through the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma on Tuesday.