John Bowe has taken to social media to share a cheeky message supposed to lift consciousness about prostate well being.
Bowe himself was diagnosed with prostate cancer this month, and is urging males over 40 years outdated to get their PSA (prostate particular antigen) take a look at.
Moreover, automobiles within the Gulf Western Oils Touring Automotive Masters sequence at the moment are carrying stickers of a blue character giving two center fingers to most cancers, which have been printed by a sufferer.
For Bowe, the highlight of this weekend’s Repco Mount Panorama 500, which Touring Automotive Masters helps, provides him the chance to push his message.
The 2-time Bathurst 1000 winner is happy to have the ability to proceed racing throughout his interval battling most cancers, however admitted to tiredness after his races.
“Tons happening this weekend, and with out denigrating the fabulous Supercars occasion, for me this has been about Prostate Most cancers consciousness so forgive me over the subsequent few days if I preserve pushing the message,” he wrote on Fb.
“All our mates in Touring Automotive Masters and lots of others have dedicated their assist. The anti-cancer stickers are being printed as I kind, offered by Paul and Jamie Passaris. Jamie could be very in poor health with a uncommon most cancers of the bile duct, so we’ll pray for you Jamie!
“As for the racing, I’m so completely satisfied to be right here racing round however feeling a bit buggered by later within the day!
“They inform me I’m not going to die so I’m completely satisfied about that!!!
“However the message remains to be this: All blokes over 40, get your PSA blood take a look at!
“Racing later at this time at 8.25. Be in entrance of the TV when you can!
“Additionally congrats to Ryal Harris, the winner of the TCM race, and Van Giz for an excellent Supercar victory.
PSA assessments are beneficial for males who exhibit signs in step with prostate most cancers which, in line with the Most cancers Council, embody:
- frequent urination
- ache whereas urinating
- blood within the urine or semen
- a weak stream
- ache within the again or pelvis
- weak legs or toes
Cameron Tilley received the Trophy Race at Mount Panorama in his Valiant Pacer earlier than Ryal Harris, on his return to Touring Automotive Masters, bagged Race 1 in a Peters Motorsport Chevrolet Camaro.
Race 2 of Spherical 2 begins at 08:25 native time/AEDT, with Race 3 at 13:05.