Gaunt Brothers Racing raises $12,000 in auction for Humboldt Broncos hood
Kennington’s hood featured the logo for the Humboldt Broncos.
The hood honors the 16 people who lost their lives and the 13 who were injured on April 6 when a bus carrying members of the junior-A Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team was struck by a semi-trailer as the team was on its way to a playoff game in Nipawin, Saskatchewan, Canada.
The money will be donated to the Humboldt Broncos charity. The winning bid was placed by Kennington’s sponsor, Castrol.
Kennington, who finished 27th in Food City 500, is a native of St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada.
The hood was signed by every member of the No. 96 team.
Brought it home P27 today - I always want more but we’ll take that and move on. Proud to have had this opportunity to represent 🇨🇦 and offer support to the #HumboldtBroncos - There’s still time to get your bid in for the hood and the whole team signed it after the race toda… pic.twitter.com/rK5ScE5405— DJ Kennington (@DJKRacing) April 16, 2018