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Comedian Mike Hammer and his Celebrity Friends Raise Money for Charity at the “Mike Hammer Celebrity Go-Kart Race” at Gene Woods Racing Experience

December 31, 2015 by  

Comedian Mike Hammer and Friends Raise Money for Charity at "Mike Hammer Celebrity Go-Kart Race" at Gene Woods Racing Experience
Comedian Mike Hammer held his inaugural Mike Hammer Celebrity Go-Kart Race, a charity event benefitting ServingHopeLV, at Gene Woods Racing Experience in Las Vegas on Sunday, Dec. 27 (Pictured: Flavor Flav and Mike Hammer – Photo credit: Doc Ajay Johnson)

“The event was a huge success with a great turn out, said Mike. “I’m sure it was really good exposure for the charity.”

Master Magician Lance Burton and Comedian Mike Hammer

Master Magician Lance Burton and Comedian Mike Hammer

Photo credit: Doc Ajay Johnson.

Representatives from the Gene Woods Racing Experience estimated an attendance of 250+ people including celebrities, VIP guests and racing fans.

Singer Clint Holmes, Mike Hammer and TV host Kelly Clinton-Holmes

Singer Clint Holmes, Mike Hammer and TV host Kelly Clinton-Holmes

Photo credit: Doc Ajay Johnson.

Mike Hammer, 5-year headliner at Four Queens Hotel & Casino, called upon his celebrity friends and VIP guests in Las Vegas to help promote the event. Celebrities walking the red carpet included Flavor Flav, Robin Leach, Adrian Zmed, Clint Holmes, Lance Burton, Rasheda Ali (daughter of Muhammad Ali), Rita King (daughter of B.B. King),  Lydia Ansel, Dirk Vermin, Zowie Bowie, Murray SawChuck, Jennifer Romas, Kelly Clinton-Holmes, Gerry McCambridge, Will Edwards, Brian Shapiro and Steve Connolly. Many of these celebrities raced against fans who donated $100 or more.

Mike Hammer with trophy winners: Cody Kelleher, track owner Gene Wood (in back), Allen Woodman and Taylor Barton

Mike Hammer with trophy winners: Cody Kelleher, track owner Gene Wood (in back), Allen Woodman and Taylor Barton

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma Photos / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com.

The winner for the trophies were: Cody Kelleher (local Go Kart racer), Taylor Barton (professional NASCAR driver) and Allen Woodman (15 time martial arts Hall of Fame inductee).

“Mike’s celebrity go-kart event was a great success and I was honored to lend any support towards the charity ServingHopeLV in their efforts to help feed the homeless,” said Electric & Acoustic Violinist Lydia Ansel.

Electric & Acoustic Violinist Lydia Ansel with Mike Hammer

Electric & Acoustic Violinist Lydia Ansel with Mike Hammer

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma Photos / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com.

“I want to thank everyone who helped make this event a huge success, including not only the celebrities, but the public as well,” said Mike. “I would also like to thank Gene Woods Racing Experience for the great sponsorship, and ServingHopeLV for doing great things for those less fortunate. We plan on launching another event mid-2016.”

Flavor Flav and Mike Hammer pose for photographers

Flavor Flav and Mike Hammer pose for photographers

Photo credit: Doc Ajay Johnson

Mike Hammer racing at Gene Woods Racing Experience

Mike Hammer racing at Gene Woods Racing Experience

Photo credit: Doc Ajay Johnson.

“Congratulations to Mike Hammer for an awesome event! Great cause! Great charity! Great guy!” said Planet Hollywood headliner Murray SawChuck. “Mike Hammer is Go Kart’s new ambassador!”

Planet Hollywood headliner Murray SawChuck and Mike Hammer

Planet Hollywood headliner Murray SawChuck and Mike Hammer

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma Photos / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com.

Mike Hammer and SEXXY star Jennifer Romas

Mike Hammer and SEXXY star Jennifer Romas

Photo credit: Doc Ajay Johnson.

Tattoo artist and musician Dirk Vermin with Flavor Flav

Tattoo artist and musician Dirk Vermin with Flavor Flav

Photo credit: Doc Ajay Johnson.

Morning Blend host Dao Vu

Morning Blend host Dao Vu

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma Photos / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com.

“The Mentalist” Gerry McCambridge in his Go Kart

“The Mentalist” Gerry McCambridge in his Go Kart

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma Photos / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com.

Flavor Flav and Zowie Bowie sing the National Anthem

Flavor Flav and Zowie Bowie sing the National Anthem

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma Photos / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com.

Mike Hammer with Rasheda Ali (Muhammad Ali's daughter)

Mike Hammer with Rasheda Ali (Muhammad Ali’s daughter)

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma Photos / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com.

Comedian Mateo from Criss Angel Show

Comedian Mateo from Criss Angel Show

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma Photos / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com.

DJ Liz with Mike Hammer

DJ Liz with Mike Hammer

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma Photos / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com.

Mike Hammer and actor Adrian Zmed

Mike Hammer and actor Adrian Zmed

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma Photos / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com.

Mike Hammer with "Spirit of the King" Steve Connolly

Mike Hammer with “Spirit of the King” Steve Connolly

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma Photos / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com.

Mike Hammer racing at Gene Woods Racing Experience

Mike Hammer racing at Gene Woods Racing Experience

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma Photos / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com.

Ladies of FANTASY with Mike Hammer

Ladies of “FANTASY” with Mike Hammer

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma Photos / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com.

Mike Hammer, Gene Woods and Rita King (daughter of B.B. King)

Mike Hammer, Gene Woods and Rita King (daughter of B.B. King)

Photo credit: Doc Ajay Johnson.

Rasheda Ali (3rd from left) and the Ali-Walsh family with Mike Hammer

Rasheda Ali (3rd from left) and the Ali-Walsh family with Mike Hammer

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma Photos / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com.

Cast members of Thunder from Down Under

Cast members of “Thunder from Down Under”

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma Photos / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com.

Professional bodyguard Derrick Goode guards Mike Hammer and his car

Professional bodyguard Derrick Goode guards Mike Hammer and his car

Photo credit: Doc Ajay Johnson.

Mike HammerMike Hammer performs The Mike Hammer Comedy and Magic Show Tues-Sat at 7pm at The Four Queens Hotel & Casino in Downtown Las Vegas. Buy Tickets Here! Mike’s show is ranked one of Top 10 Shows in Vegas by the Las Vegas Trip Advisor. Visit Mike Hammer’s Official Website and follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

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