Local race car drivers visit patients at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

- FILE - Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford (WTNH / Jacquie Slater)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Parents and families at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center got a high octane energy boost on Thursday.

Race car drivers from all around the state as well as New England dropped by the Hartford-based hospital’s family resource center to say hello.

During the visit, kids got to meet the different drivers and see what it is like to sit in a real race car.

The drivers also took time to sign autographs and take pictures with the kids.

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