Brumos Racing's Bob Snodgrass died Tuesday in Jacksonville, Fla.
The cause of death unknown as this is written.
No matter, Robert F. Snodgrass Jr., CEO of Brumos Porsche and Brumos
Motorcars, is gone at 64.
Legends induction ceremony:...
A tribute to Earl Ma
by Memo Gidley
My great friend Earl Ma passed away today from a battle with cancer.
Most drivers and media people in racing would know Earl.
How could you forget the guy -- really? He was a racing ...
In Memoriam: Bruce Shawn Kennedy, MD
November 10, 1953 -- July 10, 2007
Dr. Bruce S. Kennedy, 53, a prominent plastic and reconstructive surgeon and
active member of the Daytona Beach, Florida, community, passed away suddenly
on July 10, 2007. ...
DP GEN-2, Part 1
Will a flood of Gen-2, 2008 Daytona Prototype photographs flow into
the public domain now that photographs of the new "Proto-Auto" DP -
resulting from the Tracy Krohn, Multimatic and Lola Cars collaboration -
MIKE SWIMS: 1964-2007
WOODSTOCK, GA -- Mike Swims passed away after a
courageous seven-year battle with cancer this morning at his home with
his family at his bedside. He was 42-years-old. Swims had a long and
illustrious career in dirt...
Christian Elder, former DASH Touring competitor passes away.
"ISCARS DASH is sad to lose this fine competitor. Christian Elder had
moved on to other racing opportunities, but his accomplishments in DASH
will forever been forged in the record ...
IHRA Alcohol Funny Car racer Peter Osterio passes
GAINESVILLE, Ga. - World renowned businessman and IHRA Alcohol Funny Car
driver Peter Osterio passed away Wednesday after experiencing a sudden
heart attack. Osterio, 53, immigrated to the U.S.
Long-time NASCAR official Pete Babb has passed away at the age of 79.
"Pete Babb was a well-respected member of NASCAR officiating for over 55
years," said NASCAR Busch Series Director Joe Balash. "Our sympathy goes out
to his family and the ...
The death has occurred of Tony Fall, former
works rally driver, successful team manager,
and lately managing director of Safety Devices.
Tony was in Tanzania, assisting the organisers
of the East African Safari Classic Rally, when he
1960's Pioneering dragster Dick Landy dies
CHATSWORTH, Calif. -- "Cigar Choppin' 'Dandy Dick' Landy passed away at 9:35
p.m. Jan. 11," reads a Jan. 15 statement posted on the Dick Landy Industries
Web site. "DLI is open and will continue to do...
In Memoriam: Michael Klemm
April 8, 1951 -- July 10, 2007
Michael "Mike" Klemm, 56, a NASCAR pilot for 21 years in Daytona Beach,
Florida, passed away on July 10, 2007. A Memorial Service will be held at 5
p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2007 at ...
Family, Friends and Competitors Gather to Celebrate the Life of Bob
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 2, 2007) -- In a tribute befitting of his
numerous contributions to motorsports, the City of Jacksonville and the
automotive retail industry,...
A.J. Foyt Racing Mourns Loss of Ken Hendricks
WALLER, TX December 21, 2007--It is with great sadness that we at A.J.
Foyt Racing have learned of the death of Ken Hendricks, the founder,
chairman and chief executive officer of ABC Supply Co.,...
Following on from Ollie Bridewell's tragic accident at Mallory Park on
Friday 20th July 2007, his parents Marcus and Liz, brother Tommy and
sister Charlotte would like to express their sincere thanks and
appreciation for the...
The Australian Karting Association sadly acknowledges the
tragic death of one of its members during a race meeting in
Western Australia today.
54-year-old Perth resident Graham Peterson was competing in a
kart meeting at The Impala Kart Club at...
Robert F. "Bob" Snodgrass, Jr. - September 25, 1942 - April 24, 2007
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 25, 2007) - Last evening while at home Robert
F. Snodgrass, Jr. peacefully passed away at the age of 64. Mr. Snodgrass,
a native of Elmira, New ...
FORMER NHRA DIVISION 3 DIRECTOR, ORP MANAGER DANIELS DIES
GLENDORA, Calif. -- Bob Daniels, one of the original seven NHRA division
directors chosen to organize national operations on a regional basis in
November 1959 and a former general...
STATEMENT FROM RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING CO-OWNER BOBBY RAHAL ON THE PASSING
OF LOS ANGELES TIMES SPORTSWRITER SHAV GLICK
The following is a statement made by three-time IndyCar/CART champion
Bobby Rahal regarding the passing of long-time Los...
For Auld Lang Syne
By: Chris Romano
Before you know it the Chili Bowl will be upon us. Before we hurtle into
the new year, let us pause to remember those who left us in 2006.
It was a tough year for Indy 500 veterans. Jack Beckley, ace ...
Co-rider in SCORE Desert Race fatally injured during race accident Saturday
PRIMM, Nev.--Erick Morales, 33, of Ensenada, Mexico, was fatally
injured when the race vehicle he was riding in crashed during the start
of Saturday's SCORE Terrible's...
A troubled Al Unser, Jr. faces legal charges once again after a he failed
several roadside sobriety tests in his hometown of Henderson, Nevada on
Thursday. Unser, Jr. was followed by local police to within a block of his
home following a hit and...
IRWINDALE, Calif. (September 7, 2007) -- Ed Conrad, age 62, a resident
of Gardena, Calif. who competed in drag racing competition at Irwindale
speedway's drag strip died last night.
Conrad was preparing to compete
in the Speedway's drag strip...
In Memoriam: Dennis James
Dennis James, 57, the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series starter since 2003
passed away on July 11, 2007.
Dennis, a Fletcher N.C. resident, had been involved in racing since the mid
1970s when he was a competitor at...
Allgaier Motorsports suffers devastating loss
Springfield, IL (February 22, 2007)-Allgaier Motorsports suffers a
devastating loss with the passing of longtime friend and mentor Leroy
Donley this past week. Donley nicknamed "Trashman" raced...
Born in Madison, N.J., Nicky raced cars from 1946 to 1956, earning the
ARDC Midget Racing championship title in 1950 and becoming the first
NASCAR Midget champion in 1953. He retired from driving in 1956 at the
request of his wife Bette and...
2005 DTM champion Mattias Ekstrom can now add the title of "Champion
of Champions" to his list of credits, as the Swede took the victory in
today's Race of Champions at the Stade de France in Paris.
Photo by Philippe...
Marcel Fortney, 1957-2007
Templeton CA, January 18, 2007 - The motorcycle industry unexpectedly
lost one of its best known and most loved veterans, Marcel Fortney, who
suffered a fatal heart attack at his ranch in Templeton, CA near Paso
The Race of Champions favourite, Colin McRae, has died after the rally
driver's helicopter crashed close to his Scottish home on Saturday (15
McRae, who won the World Rally Championship in 1995 and The Race of
Champions in 1998, was...
BENNY PARSONS' "24"
The 1976 24 Hours of Daytona was chock full of talent with names like
Peter Gregg, Al Holbert, Hurley Haywood (not teamed with Gregg), Alex
Job, Gilles Villeneuve, David and Larry Pearson, Richard Childress and a
Computing, Rolex 24 Teams and Testing, MSC
F1 JUST DOESN'T COMPUTE
Case 1: The International Automobile Federation - Formula One's governing
body- through its World Motor Sport Council, in July determined
British-based Vodafone McLaren ...
NASCAR Vice Chairman Bill France Passes Away At Age of 74
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 4, 2007) -- NASCAR Vice Chairman William
C. France, whose leadership helped turn a family-owned company into a
national phenomenon, died today at his home in...
Racing Community Remembers Car Owner David Helm
CONCORD, N.C. -- February 21, 2007 -- In a sport where standing out in
a crowd is a way to get ahead, David Helm never sought the spotlight.
Instead, one of the most humble men in sprint car racing...
OLLIE BRIDEWELL FUNERAL SERVICES
Wednesday 1st August 2007 at 12.00 noon
St Mary's Church
It is requested that there are family flowers only and a collection in
lieu will be made at the church in aid...
Todd Moore Comments On The Passing of Bill France Jr.
Former Director of Development at Daytona
Davidson, N.C. (June 5, 2007)- Comments from Todd Moore, President of MCG
Sports, on the passing of NASCAR Vice Chairman Bill France Jr.
TESTING, TESTING, 1 - 2
In a test where anyone could've done almost anything they wanted to cars
that didn't have to undergo official technical inspections or likewise gain
approvals, it nevertheless appears 12 Daytona Prototypes turned laps ...