Make a donation to fuel our heroes as they drive three hundred and twenty miles across the desert, from Bondurant in Arizona to the nation’s premier auto show, SEMA, in Las Vegas, in some of the fastest street-legal cars ever made. Pledge a one-time or per-mile amount. And join in the fun to see the action and hear the stories by attending the celebration of heroes at the Bondurant school on Nov. 3 and 4 and tuning into the action on the Bondurant, Foundation and auto celebrities’ social channels. You can even drive with our heroes across the desert!



Complete the form below for your chance to win 2 tickets to watch your favorite racing celebrities take on the Bondurant track on Sunday, Nov. 3rd! 


Complete the form below for your chance to win 2 tickets to our Meet & Greet Charity Dinner on Sunday, Nov. 3rd!

Donations are appreciated, but not required to enter to win. Winners will be announced Thursday, October 31.


Expect two days of automotive icons, driving demonstrations and pulse-pounding, high performance driving experience when the inaugural Stars Across the Desert Gary Sinise Foundation Hero Drive kicks off this November.

Slated for Sunday, Nov. 3 and Monday, Nov. 4 at the Bondurant High Performance Driving School in Phoenix, Arizona, this two-day affair combines a day at the track for automotive celebrities, and an opportunity for these automotive enthusiasts and influencers to travel across the desert together ahead of the SEMA Show, one of the largest automotive tradeshow events. The donation-based event supports the Gary Sinise Foundation, which supports veterans, war heroes, first responders and their families and is the newly announced official charity of the Bondurant High Performance Driving School, under completely new ownership and management.

Members of the media are invited and encouraged to attend the weekends’ events, the first of which will feature automotive celebrities taking the wheel of high-performance Dodge SRT vehicles at the Bondurant Driving School track. Monday’s event, meanwhile, kicks off with the caravan of vehicles departing the driving school in Chandler as they head to Las Vegas while making several stops along the way.

WHO:  Veterans Jesse CottleCaleb Brewer and Sean Adams; The Gary Sinise Foundation, the official non-profit organization supported by the Bondurant High Performance Driving School; Auto celebrities Chris JacobsCristy LeeBill Goldberg, Joe and Amanda Martin, and drag racer Leah Pritchett; Bondurant High Performance Driving School, The Official High Performance Driving School of Dodge SRT; The school’s world-renown instructors, who’ve welcomed and trained other celebrities, including the late Paul Newman, actor Robert Downey Jr, and most recently actor Christian Bale of the film Ford vs. Ferrari, due out in November of this year. 

Sunday and Monday, Nov. 3 and 4, 2019


11:00 AM
Guests, celebrities & media gather at the Bondurant High Performance Driving School for introduction to days activities

11:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Driving Experience/Activities on Track
Bondurant will offer a limited amount of public/spectator tickets for this event. You can enter to win 2 tickets to this track event by filling out the form above!

4:00 PM –  5:30 PM
Cocktails & Meet & Greet with Gary Sinise

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Charity Benefit Dinner in the Event Center at Bondurant. You can enter to win 2 tickets to the charity dinner by filling out the form above.


8 AM
Participants arrive at track

9 AM – 10 AM
Arrival Reception/ Line Up for trip

10 AM

10 AM  – 4 PM
Caravan of guests and auto enthusiasts drive from Chandler, Ariz., to Las Vegas with three pit stops along the route

4 PM
Arrival in Las Vegas, Nevada -Las Vegas Speedway Dragstrip

Bondurant High Performance Driving School – 20,000 S. Maricopa Rd, Gate 3, Chandler, AZ 85226