Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Open Comments On The Passing Of David Poole
Here are some Twitter messages from various journalists and NASCAR personalities as the news of Poole's passing was made public:
that's racin': David Poole, Charlotte Observer racing columnist and expert, has passed at the age of 50. (This is the NASCAR website of the Charlotte Observer)
Jenna Fryer: David Poole will be terribly missed. His absence in the NASCAR media center will be tremendous. (Fryer is the AP and Yahoo! Sports NASCAR reporter)
Becca Gladden: David Poole, NASCAR Writer for Charlotte Observer for the last 13 years, passed away today. Thoughts go out to David's family. (Freelance writer)
Marty Smith: Very, very sad day. (ESPN NASCAR Lead Reporter)
Brian France: "The NASCAR community is stunned and saddened by the loss of David Poole." (NASCAR Chairman and CEO)
Click here for a direct link to that's racin' and a some great tributes to David.
Click here for a must read by Monte Dutton from the Gaston Gazzette.
We always had fun with David, who welcomed me to the NASCAR Internet world three years ago. His emails and comments were very helpful in designing the content and format of TDP. Our hearts go out to the entire Poole family.
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