Friday, September 28, 2012

Chris Economaki 1920 - 2012

I would bet most reading this blog have never heard of Chris, but if you are an old timer like me you can remember Speed Sport News in witch Chris was the editor/owner. This was way before NASCAR was on TV and I read it each and every week cover to cover. The first time I seen him was on Wide World of Sports. CBS was broadcasting the Fire Cracker 400. I will miss him along with thousands of other race fans ........Jack

Chris Economaki Dead: NASCAR, Motorsports Journalist Dies At 91
He was an American motorsports commentator, pit road reporter, and journalist. Economaki was given the title "The Dean of American Motorsports".