AdventHealth Named Official Health Care Partner of Sebring International Raceway
SEBRING, Fla., Jan. 16, 2019
SEBRING, Fla., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- AdventHealth is expanding its partnership with Sebring International Raceway to be the Official Health Care Partner of the circuit and each of its events. The AdventHealth care team will begin comprehensive, on-site services at the exclusive Midway medical center during the 67th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts, March 13-16. As a part of the multi-year agreement, the hospital will also provide medical care to fans during the WEC 1000 Miles of Sebring and the Michelin IMSA Encore races.
"AdventHealth is committed to partnering with our communities to provide the best care possible, and this is an exciting opportunity to team up with Sebring International Raceway and bring our unique brand of inspired, compassionate care to the track," said Randy Surber, President and CEO of AdventHealth Sebring. "We look forward to helping drivers and fans stay in peak condition during the race season."
In addition to providing care during major race events, AdventHealth will serve as the official hospital for drivers, fans and employees during all track activities.
AdventHealth will also expand the partnership with the Sebring International Raceway to provide motorsports-themed community events to benefit the AdventHealth Sebring Foundation, AdventHealth Lake Placid Foundation, AdventHealth Wauchula Foundation and surrounding communities.
"AdventHealth Sebring and the entire AdventHealth system have been leaders in our community and throughout Florida for more than 100 years," said Wayne Estes, president and general manager of Sebring International Raceway. "With this new partnership we will not only be providing our competitors and guests with the highest level of medical care possible, but we have associated ourselves with a premier partner with standards and a mission that our entire company and industry embraces."
The March 13 race kicks off the SuperSebring weekend. The races will be featured both nationally and internationally.
About AdventHealth West Florida Division
The West Florida Division of AdventHealth has some of the nation's brightest medical minds making lifesaving breakthroughs in the Greater Tampa Bay region. We are surgical pioneers, scientists and researchers with leading edge technology and innovation for the best medical experts to deliver our brand of inspired, compassionate care to every patient, every time. Our network of care includes AdventHealth Carrollwood, AdventHealth Dade City, AdventHealth Lake Placid, AdventHealth North Pinellas, AdventHealth Ocala, AdventHealth Sebring, AdventHealth Tampa, AdventHealth Wauchula, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel and AdventHealth Zephyrhills, as well as three freestanding offsite Emergency Rooms including AdventHealth Central Pasco ER, AdventHealth Palm Harbor ER and AdventHealth TimberRidge ER. We also have post-acute care, physician groups, Express Care at Walgreens clinics, urgent care centers and home health care. As part of AdventHealth, a faith-based not-for-profit health care system, our mission, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, is at the center of everything we do. AdventHealth has hundreds of care sites and nearly 50 hospitals across the United States, dedicated to treating body, mind and spirit and delivering whole-person care to our communities. For more information about AdventHealth, visit AdventHealth.com, or Facebook.com/AdventHealth, and for specific details on the West Florida Division of AdventHealth, click here.
About Sebring International Raceway
Sebring International Raceway is North America's oldest permanent road racing facility, established in 1950. The circuit originated from a WWII B-17 combat crew training base known as Hendricks Field. Nestled among the orange groves and cattle ranches of Central Florida, Sebring International Raceway has hosted the legendary 12-hour endurance classic since 1952, now part of the prestigious IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Sebring was the site of the first FIA World Championship Sports Car Race in 1953, and in 2012 hosted the inaugural race of the FIA WEC, which returns in 2019 to run the day before the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts. Sebring is also known as one of the most versatile testing facilities in the motorsports industry, offering a variety of circuit configurations for club and corporate events, private testing and racing schools. For more information on Sebring, visit http://www.sebringraceway.com.