CUP: Economaki Dead At 91

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CUP: Economaki Dead At 91

Chris Economaki, the dean of American motorsports journalism, has passed away. He was 91. Economaki died early this morning, according to a report in National Speed Sport News, the publication he and his family had owned for many years. A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Economaki was involved in every form of motorsports media during his long career: He famously wrote the weekly Editor’s Notebook for NSSN, as well as serving as a track announcer and broadcaster on radio and television.

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