Showing 12 articles tagged 'Motor sport':

World record-breaking racer talks of his shock at prostate cancer diagnosis

15 Oct 2019

Now speed demon Don Wales wants to use the sport to fight prostate cancer, and he wants you to join him.

Record-breaker flags off fleet of classic Jaguars on third round-Britain drive for prostate cancer

17 Sep 2018

Almost a hundred E-type sports cars are set to tour Britain on the latest 'Round Britain Coastal Drive' to raise awareness and money for us on a 19-day, 4,000-mile road-trip of a lifetime. We meet some of the drivers and a very special guest at a rain-swept start-line on the Welsh coast.

Johnny Nelson: "Us guys need to fix up and think smart"

28 Jul 2017

The longest reigning cruiserweight world champion of all time, Johnny Nelson chats to us about cars, confidence and why prostate cancer is a cause close to his heart before his appearance at the Celebrity Challenge Trophy race at this weekend’s Silverstone Classic.

Carl Froch: "Ultimately, awareness saves lives"

10 Jul 2017

Four-time World Super-Middleweight boxing champion Carl Froch is the latest big name from the worlds of sport, showbiz, music and media to join the star-studded Celebrity Challenge Trophy grid at this summer’s Silverstone Classic, racing to raise funds and awareness for Prostate Cancer UK.

From rust to riches: how Margo the Mini raised £13k for Prostate Cancer UK

9 Dec 2016

An insurance company has a 1969 Mini restored to its former glory, before auctioning it to raise vital funds and awareness of the most common cancer in men.

"I'm driving to help find a better way to diagnose prostate cancer"

12 Sep 2016

Hospital consultant Julian O’Neill is taking part in the inaugural Jaguar E-type Round Britain Coastal Drive – which starts today – in aid of Prostate Cancer UK, joining the route for the Bridlington to Cromer leg. He tells us about his own experiences of the disease and how he hopes the money he raises will help improve future diagnosis and treatment.

"Thoughts of driving these iconic cars again spurred me on my recovery"

17 Aug 2016

Founder of the international E-type Club, Philip Porter, talks about his own brush with prostate cancer and why he’s hoping the Round Britain Coastal Drive he's helped organise in September will raise awareness of the disease among a high-risk group of men.

Driving conversations about prostate cancer across the UK

8 Aug 2016

Awareness speaker, Phil Ormesher, will be taking part in the inaugural Jaguar E-type Round Britain Coastal Drive, joining the route for the Blackpool-to-Carlisle leg. We caught up with him to find out why he decided to take part and how he hopes the rally will drive conversation about prostate cancer among the over 50s.

Silverstone Classic partnership to reach more than 300,000 festival-goers over three years

28 Apr 2016

We're teaming up with the world's biggest classic motor racing festival to get our message not to ignore prostate cancer to more than a hundred-thousand car-loving men and their families over the next three years.

Tweedy rider: gentlemen motorcyclists worldwide unite against prostate cancer

23 Sep 2015

More than 30,000 dapperly dressed men in 79 countries are expected to take part in this weekend’s Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, raising hundreds-of-thousands-of-pounds for Prostate Cancer UK.