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Chris Economaki passes away - shelbysaleen - 10-10-2012 04:50 PM

He was the voice of many generations of race fans.

Chris began reporting on racing at the age of 14 and even wrote a column called the editiors notebook for over 50 years. He was called the dean of american motorsports.

Chris benefited from an age when maxx put everyone in their sets. This is how he has 9 trading cards available. None of them over 2.00

I was fortunate enough to have him sign one a few years ago.

[Image: econ.jpg]


RE: Chris Economaki passes away - spazmatastic - 10-10-2012 08:21 PM

That's a shame. How old was he and what caused his death? I assume it was a natural cause or disease b/c I'm sure you would've mentioned it otherwise.
R.I.P. Mr. Economaki.


RE: Chris Economaki passes away - alstott9adams - 11-20-2012 08:59 AM

r.i.p. legend


RE: Chris Economaki passes away - canadiancatgreen - 01-14-2013 09:48 PM

I am assuming age as well he does not appear to be a young guy in the picture and thats over 20 yrs ago. RIP