NA-F2000: RACE: Joe Tesone loses cancer battle

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ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. (April 10, 2002)--The Formula Ford 2000 Zetec Championship is saddened to announce the death of former driver Joe Tesone. Mr. Tesone passed away Tuesday in Wildwood, Pa., at the age of 58. Mr. Tesone had been battling ...

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. (April 10, 2002)--The Formula Ford 2000 Zetec Championship is saddened to announce the death of former driver Joe Tesone.

Mr. Tesone passed away Tuesday in Wildwood, Pa., at the age of 58. Mr. Tesone had been battling cancer.

Mr. Tesone was regular competitor in Formula Continental competition in SCCA Club Racing and raced in several Zetec Championship events. Racing in the American Continental Class, for older cars, Tesone contested at least one race per season for seven years. Away from the race track, Mr. Tesone was president of Tesone Enterprises Inc. a trucking and land development company that his father founded 70 years ago. In addition, Mr. Tesone was active in the local community and a strong supporter of Italian-American causes.

Mr. Tesone is survived by his wife, Karen Ohl Tesone and daughter, Alena Eva.

The family requests that donations be sent to St. Catherine of Sweden Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 246, Wildwood, PA 15091.

Motorsport.com extends our condolences to the family and friends of Joe Tesone.

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Series GENERAL , OPENWHEEL , SCCA
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