Carl Sorensen Memorial Fund

$69,188 of $75k goal

Raised by 588 people in 19 months
Jim Wilson
on behalf of Lacy Sorensen
 LITTLETON, CO
This campaign was created to raise money to cover Carl Sorensen's funeral expenses and offset the financial burden currently placed on his family. 

Carl lost his life at the 2015 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Thursday, June 25, 2015, doing what he loved: racing motorcycles.

Carl was a passionate racer, board member and friend to the entire MRA family. His dedication to the club was unmatched and he has left a hole in the hearts of the entire motorcycle road racing community.

Carl had been road racing for 8 years and had participated in the PPIHC on 2 previous occasions, coming in 10th in the Open category in 2014. He had won multiple championships in the MRA and was consistently a top rider, no matter the bike or class he was racing.

As passionate as he was about racing, he was even more so about his wife, Lacy, his dogs, Baron and Maggie, and his entire race family, including his brother Chris, MRA Track Marshall, Chris' wife Maria, and his son Page.

Carl was the shining, yet serious face that MRA racers would see to tech their bikes each weekend, and it was his exacting standards that helped keep MRA race weekends safe for all riders. His dedication to the club and his fellow racers was obvious by his passion for the rules and safety of all riders.

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Update 1
Posted by Jim Wilson
18 months ago
"I am not normally a person who ever asks for help. At 33 years old, I've lost my husband who, in addition to being my best friend, was also the main income for our home. On top of grieving his loss, I am now looking at bills I'd never anticipated having to pay. Please consider donating and/or sharing this link. We'll be shutting the GoFundMe down at the end of this week. Thank you so much."
-Lacy Sorensen
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Katherine Richeson
19 months ago
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I'm one of Lacy's sisters. Thank you all so much for your love and support at this difficult time.

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Amanda Stephens
19 months ago
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Memorial Facebook page. Great stories already being shared. https://www.facebook.com/groups/882458015180110

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Eric Jones
18 months ago

Sometimes we do things, others do not understand. Sometimes we do things, others fear. Sometimes we do things, others say we are incapable of doing. Sometimes we do things, because we want to understand our unique strengths. Sometimes we do things, in order to overcome our own fear. Sometimes we do things, to prove it is possible to accomplish that, which others say we cannot. Find your strength, overcome your fear, and become an example of greatness. Godspeed, brother...

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Becky Bernholtz
19 months ago

So terribly sorry for your loss!

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$69,188 of $75k goal

Raised by 588 people in 19 months
Created June 26, 2015
Jim Wilson  
on behalf of Lacy Sorensen
MB
$20
Matt Badeau
7 months ago

I'm donating in memory of Carl. The PPIHC community is preparing for the 100th anniversary of the PPIHC. It is a great time to look back and remember those who made this race one of the best in the world. Stay strong Sorensen family.

CS
$200
Clive Savacool
10 months ago

This donation is being made on behalf of the Sang-Froid Riding Club, MotoFit Club and Keigwins@The Track motorcycle school and track-days.

$20
Anonymous
17 months ago
DK
$20
David Kern
17 months ago

I only new Carl a short while but we shared the common bond of motorcycle racing. I am so sorry for the loss of a wonderful soul. MRA 99 ret.

PS
$20
patrick Sauzedde
17 months ago

I wish you to be strong, Carl will be always behind to support

SS
$50
Scott Smith
17 months ago
MD
$50
Matt Davis
17 months ago
VM
$25
Vernon MacIntyre
17 months ago

RIP to a fellow rider.

$200
Jamie Melhuish
17 months ago

I'm so sorry you lost Carl.

GG
$31
Gabriel Gerholdt
17 months ago
Katherine Richeson
19 months ago
1
1

I'm one of Lacy's sisters. Thank you all so much for your love and support at this difficult time.

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Amanda Stephens
19 months ago
1
1

Memorial Facebook page. Great stories already being shared. https://www.facebook.com/groups/882458015180110

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Eric Jones
18 months ago

Sometimes we do things, others do not understand. Sometimes we do things, others fear. Sometimes we do things, others say we are incapable of doing. Sometimes we do things, because we want to understand our unique strengths. Sometimes we do things, in order to overcome our own fear. Sometimes we do things, to prove it is possible to accomplish that, which others say we cannot. Find your strength, overcome your fear, and become an example of greatness. Godspeed, brother...

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Becky Bernholtz
19 months ago

So terribly sorry for your loss!

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