Series statement on death of J. C. Elder

NASCAR Statement On Passing of Legendary Crew Chief February 25, 2010 J.C. "Suitcase Jake" Elder was one the first crew chiefs in NASCAR to achieve celebrity status with our fans. He was a pioneer in that regard, and his celebrity was ...

NASCAR Statement On Passing of Legendary Crew Chief
February 25, 2010

J.C. "Suitcase Jake" Elder was one the first crew chiefs in NASCAR to achieve celebrity status with our fans. He was a pioneer in that regard, and his celebrity was well-deserved. He was truly one of the greatest crew chiefs of all-time, winning two championships with David Pearson. Our sport has lost one of its legends, with his passing.

-source: nascar

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Series NASCAR
Drivers David Pearson