Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III Statement on the Passing of Tom Carnegie
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The following is a statement from Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III on the passing of legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway announcer Tom Carnegie:
"I am deeply saddened by the passing of the most recognizable and legendary voices in motorsports, and a good friend, Tom Carnegie. Tom's relationship with my family goes back generations when he interviewed my grandfather during many a month of May. He truly is one of the pillars of motorsports and race fans around the world easily recognize his various trademark phrases. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Carnegie family. He will be missed but very fondly remembered."