ABINGDON, Va. (AP) — Former NASCAR driver Eric McClure died Sunday, his household and the sequence stated. He was 42.
No particulars got about his loss of life. McClure had posted on social media as recently as Saturday.
The Washington County sheriff’s workplace stated McClure’s physique was despatched to Roanoke for an post-mortem.
“We’re saddened to be taught of the passing of former driver and (workforce) proprietor Eric McClure. NASCAR extends its deepest condolences to Eric’s household and associates,” NASCAR stated in an announcement.
McClure was the nephew of former Cup workforce proprietor Larry McClure and spent nearly all of his profession racing within the Xfinity Collection. He made 288 profession begins over 14 seasons with a career-best end of eighth at Daytona in 2013.
“The household of Eric Wayne McClure, former NASCAR driver, broadcasts with nice sorrow his passing on Sunday,” his household stated in an announcement. “They want to thank everybody for his or her prayers and help throughout this very tough time.”
McClure’s profession was lower brief by well being points. He suffered at the very least two concussions in his profession and the native of Chilhowie, Virginia, later stated he was left with lingering complications, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, sensitivity to gentle, bouts of despair and forgetfulness.