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UserName: jeffreystantonracing61

Real Name: Jeffrey Stanton

Hometown: Salisbury, NC

Tracks Where I Race: Charlotte Motor Speedway,Concord Motorsports Park,Bowman Gray Stadium,Rockingham Speedway,Hickory Motor Speedway,OCR

Non-Racing Hobbies: , Toy Charity I started(Jeffrey's Toy Closet),Video Gaming,Fishing,Computer Graphics

 

Classes I've Raced: Young Lions Legends,Bandolero Outlaws,Bandolero Bandits

Classes I Currently Race: INEX Legends in the Young Lions Division

My Personal Website: http://www.jeffreystanton.webs.com/

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Young racer Jeffrey Stanton races his Jeffreys Toy Closet sponsored Legend at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the Winter Heats. Jeffrey recently moved up to the Legends Young Lions Division from bandoleros. He currently is preparing for his Rookie season in Legends and also works hard promoting his charity, Jeffreys Toy Closet which has helped well over 12,000 children with the help of so many kind fans,friends and family.

 

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Jeffrey Stanton Racing

 

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Jeffrey's Toy Closet

 Jeffreys Toy Closet

Jeffrey's Toy Closet is a foundation created by Jeffrey Stanton in 2006 to help kids in the Metrolina/Piedmont Region of North Carolina and the Southeast.

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 If you want to help Jeffreys Toy Closet, Just e-mail Jeffrey at jeffreystoycloset@roadrunner.com

Jeffrey has helped over 12,000 plus children with his charity to date. He currently is collecting toys for the 2nd annual Mike Kivett Memorial Toy Drive. Details can be found at www.jeffreystoycloset.com.

 

 Jeffrey Stanton,Driver of the 61 Pro-Tech Bandolero Bandit,Sponsors include Pro-Tech,Napa Auto Parts of Rockwell,Jeffrey's Toy Closet,Talking About Curing Austim,Cool Shirt and Brown's Nursery, Jeffrey enjoys racing his Bandolero Bandit Racecar at tracks across the Carolinas including Lowe's Motor Speedway in the  Quaker Steak & Lube Summer Shootout Series. Jeffrey also enjoys participating in Boy Scout's and his Youth Church Choir, the Frogs. Jeffrey received the Roadrunner kindness and Caring Award during the 2007-2008 at Rockwell School. This is fitting as Jeffrey has founded "Jeffrey's Toy Closet" in which he just gave hundred's of toys for Christmas for needy children in . Jeffrey hopes you enjoy taking a race ride with him as he races his 2009 racing season.

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Jeffrey Stanton races under Mr. E Performance in the  Young Lion Legend Car sponsored by Pro-Tech,Napa of Rockwell,Cool Shirt,Pig Pen's Original Seasoning, Talk Fusion, Burning Rubber Radio and Jeffrey's Toy Closet. Jeffrey made the exciting jump to Legend Race cars in the end of the 2010 season from the Outlaw Bandoleros. In Jeffreys off-time he works passionately hard to help children that are severely ill and who also have hardships in their lives through his charity JEFFREYS TOY CLOSET. At just the age of 8 years Jeffrey started his Bandolero racing in the beginner bandits and also started his charity using his own allowance and lunch money. Since then he has progressed through the Bandolero division jumping from beginner bandits straight into Outlaws and now into Legend cars. He also has helped over 12,000 children winning several awards including the United Way and Rotary Club in Rowan County prestigious service above self award. He also finished 2nd place in the Championship Points at Concord Motor Speedway. He so looks forward to much fun and seat time now in the Young Lions Division in his Legend Racecars while continuing to help children throughout the United States and beyond.

 

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Boy collects toys for needy children

 

Big heart: Jeffrey Stanton looks over some of the toys collected for Jeffrey's Toy Closet, a charity started by the 10-year-old to give some Rowan kids a merrier Christmas.
By Katie Scarvey

Salisbury Post

When Jeffrey Stanton told his parents he wanted a toy closet this fall, they didn't understand right away what he was driving at.

Because Jeffrey is mildly autistic and known to think and speak very literally, Debbie and Mark Stanton thought he was simply asking for more space to store his many toys.

But he had in mind a bigger concept — Jeffrey's Toy Closet.

Jeffrey's plan was to give away the toys that he'd never opened and to collect more toys to give to other children for Christmas.

"I was just wanting to bring toys to other kids who didn't usually have toys for Christmas," he said.

"I want other kids to have a good Christmas, too."

On the Thursday before Christmas, Jeffrey, who is 10, delivered more than 300 toys to the Angel Tree at the Rockwell Public Library, sponsored by the Rockwell Woman's Group. Some of the toys also went to the Salvation Army's Angel Tree.

Jeffrey was inspired in part, his mother believes, by taking part last year in Stocks for Tots, a NASCAR-sponsored charity. Contributing toys for that, Debbie says, "left a lasting impression of joy in him."

His original intention was to take all the toys he'd never opened or played with and give them away. But that plan snowballed into much more. He began to use his birthday and chore money to buy toys.

He was even taking part of his lunch money and squirreling it away in a Dale Earnhardt lunchbox, to be used to purchase toys.

Jeffrey, who races a Bandit Bandolero at Lowe's Motor Speedway when the family's finances allow him to, had a goal of filling up his race trailer with toys.

That wasn't to be this year. Both Debbie and Mark had health issues that put them in the hospital this fall, and even Jeffrey was hospitalized because of an emergency appendectomy.

Although he wasn't able to fill the 30-foot trailer, Jeffrey still managed to collect hundreds of toys: remote control cars, a knitting machine, Nascar diecast cars, stuffed animals, pinball games, books, games.

Oh yes, and crayons, lots and lots of crayons.

When school started and WalMart had its big back-to school sales, Jeffrey emptied his savings and bought 40 boxes of crayons.

"At 10 cents apiece, he felt he had struck gold!" Debbie says.

When he wasn't racing, Jeff was combing clearance sales and flea markets, searching for toys.

His parents are proud.

"This is out of his heart," says Debbie, who believes that Jeffrey's toy project is a sign that his autism is improving.

"Autistic children have a hard time with change and with 'things' being gone," Debbie says. Jeffrey, however, had no problem letting go of his toys.

Evidently, Jeffrey's school, Rockwell Elementary, has also recognized his big heart — even before they knew about Jeffrey's Toy Closet.

Last month, the school gave Jeffrey the Roadrunner of the Month award for kindness and caring.

Jeffrey thinks it's because he's nice to other kids at school. He likes to open doors for other people; he also writes a newspaper, the Stanton Post, that he shares with his class.

Debbie says that her son is sometimes picked on because of his literalism and the quirks that are related to his autism.

"I just wish they could see how much he really cares for them all," she says.

Jeffrey does care.

Perhaps he's simply paying it forward.

In 1999, when Jeffrey was 2 years old, his father was severely injured at work, an injury that continues to affect him today.

"People at our church and total strangers started showing up with stuff for Jeffrey," Debbie says. In fact, the Post wrote a story about it, called "Angels on Earth," which appeared on Christmas Eve eight years ago.

Although he was still a toddler, Jeffrey says he remembers a wagon full of toys showing up on his doorstep.

"I still have that wagon," he says.

Debbie believes that the help their family got during that time has instilled in Jeffrey the desire to help others.

Other than his Toy Closet, Jeffrey's big passion is racing, and he likes to combine his two interests. A "Jeffrey's Toy Closet" logo will soon be emblazoned on the back of his racecar.

When Jeffrey thinks about kids opening a toy he collected, it makes him feel happy, he says.