Auto Windscreens will be challenging visitors at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show to have a go on its rodeo rugby ball in the name of charity.
Vying for a place on the windscreen repairer’s leader board, riders will get their first go free but additional attempts for the ultra-competitive will cost £1, with all monies going to Addenbrookes Charitable Trust (ACT).
The cause is dedicated to driving innovation in patient care across Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and is being supported in memory of 113-day-old Molly Faith Tomlinson, who sadly passed away in April due to a genetic abnormality called ‘CHOPS syndrome’ – only four people in the world have ever had the condition.
Molly’s dad is Sam Tomlinson, international sales mManager at British vehicle manufacturer, Ginetta, which is based in Leeds and has a firm affiliation with Auto Windscreens. The latter sponsored Ginetta’s 24 Hours of Le Mans car in 2018 and owns a G40 racing car, which is being driven in this year’s Ginetta G40 Chairman’s Cup.
“The ball is great fun but isn’t as easy as it looks to ride,” said Auto Windscreens’ managing director, James MacBeth. “We recently took the rodeo ball to the Royal Highland Show and raised over £400 for Addenbrookes Charitable Trust. We hope people will enjoy giving the rodeo a go, having fun while helping to raise vital funds for the hospital that cared for a very special little girl.”
Auto Windscreens’ stand will be in Avenue K&L, position 743 at the show.