Sonoma Raceway hosts annual High Speed Blood Drive

Drivers take the green flag on a restart during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Sunday, June 26, 2011, at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Racing fans can enjoy the ride of a lifetime and help save lives at the same time.

The Sonoma Raceway is hosting the annual verihealth High Speed Blood Drive on Tuesday.

Donors can get their hearts pumping with a "hot lap" around the 12-turn course before donating blood.

They will ride along with a professional driving instructor in an official Toyota Camry.

The raceway is partnering with Blood Centers of the Pacific for the event, which runs from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the raceway.

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