2/17/11 – CT 200h Challenge featuring Baron Davis, Downtown LA

ct200h_1.jpgIt’s not often you get to challenge a pro basketball driver in any situation, but its possible to do so in a hybrid! This Thursday, February 17, 2011, L.A. Clippers point guard Baron Davis and Lexus USA will be hosting a race in the all-new 2011 Lexus CT 200h. Davis and his celebrity friends will be racing in the CT 200h on a specially built closed course. 

For each celebrity that attends, Lexus will donate $1,000 to his foundation. The celebrity winner will have a chance to win a year lease of the CT or donate it to charity. So if you’re hungry and want a chance to drive the CT 200h for the first time, this is the place to be! 

Press Release:

Lexus and L.A. Clipper
Baron Davis Do Good for Underserved Children: Basketball Legend Challenges
Celebrity Friends to a Race in the Lexus CT 200h

Los Angeles, CA –
February 9, 2011
Los Angeles Clippers
point guard Baron Davis is teaming up with leading luxury automaker Lexus to
raise monies for his foundation, The Rising Stars of America (RSOA). On
Thursday, February 17th at 4 p.m., Davis will host The CT 200h Challenge at
1220 S. Figueroa Street in Downtown Los Angeles. The Challenge will consist of
a competitive race in Lexus CT 200h hybrid vehicles driven by Davis and his
celebrity friends.

Presently, Davis is
challenging fellow celebrities via his Twitter handle, @Baron_Davis, to race on
a specially constructed obstacle course near the Staples Center. Celebrities
from TV, film and sports will compete in the all-new CT 200h to achieve the
fastest time. The winner will receive either a year lease of the CT 200h or
have the opportunity to donate the lease of the vehicle to a charity of his or
her choice.

The benefit to the RSOA
foundation will result from $1,000 awarded to Davis for each celebrity who
participates in the competition. RSOA is a non-profit organization founded in
2004 that utilizes athletics, mentorship and positive role modeling to teach kids
life skills as well as ethical and social values.

Celebrities who accept
Davis’ challenge will be among the first to drive the all-new Lexus CT 200h.
This sporty hybrid delivers a dynamic, fun-to-drive experience not seen in
hybrids before. With four different drive modes, including Sport, Normal, ECO
and an all-electric EV mode, the CT offers true personalization of the driving
experience. While it features Lexus luxury throughout, it also leads the luxury
class in fuel economy with a 42 mpg city/highway combined rating.

The CT 200h Challenge is
open to the public. Live music will be played by DJ Skee and an assortment of
Twitter-based food trucks including The Komodo and Sweets will be on hand. For
more information please visitwww.facebook.com/Lexus and
click on the CT 200h tab.

Links:
Baron Davis Announces The Lexus CT 200h Challenge – http://bit.ly/CTChallenge1
The Lexus CT 200h Challenge: Breaking Boundaries & Building
Community – http://bit.ly/CTChallenge2


Courtesy: Lexus USA

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