Fennville Basketball star Wes Leonard will be remembered and celebrated this weekend at Michigan International Speedway.
Travis Kvapil's No. 38 Ford will carry the logo of the Wes Leonard Heart Team on its rear quarter panels. The Heart Team was recently started by Leonard's family to raise awareness about student athlete safety and promoting cardiology screening.
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The 16-year-old Leonard died on March 3 after hitting the game-winning shot in Fennville's playoff basketball game. It was later determined Leonard had an enlarged heart.
Bob Jenkins, owner of Front Row Motorsports' No. 38 Ford, says he wants to help raise awareness for the Wes Leonard Heart Team, which was set up to try to prevent similar tragedies in the future.