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From left , co-manager and owner of the Virginia International Raceway Harvey Siegel, Chris Economaki and co-manager Lee Brahin attend the ground breaking ceremony of the Thunderbolt Raceway at the New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, N.J. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007.
In this Jan. 31, 1971, file photo, winning co-drivers Jackie Oliver, left, of England, and Pedro Rodriguez, of Mexico, are interviewed by broadcaster Chris Economaki after the 24 Hours of Daytona sports-car race at Daytona Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., on Jan. 31, 1971. Economaki, a journalist regarded as the authoritative voice in motorsports for decades, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. He was 91. National Speed Sport News, where Economaki worked as an editor for more than 60 years, announced his death Friday. It did not release a cause of death.
In this undated photo provided by CBS Sports, journalist Chris Economaki is shown at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Economaki, regarded as the authoritative voice in motorsports for decades, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. He was 91.
In this June 7, 2009, photo, journalist Chris Economaki works at a NASCAR auto race at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. Economaki, a journalist regarded as the authoritative voice in motorsports for decades, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. He was 91. National Speed Sport News, where Economaki worked as an editor for more than 60 years, announced his death Friday. It did not release a cause of death.