Tom Time Blog: Karting’s Resonant Voice Goes Silent; Memories of Bobby Waltrip

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March 30, 2014 — Memoriam blog written by RaceChaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Photo Courtesy Oval Kart Media/JAM Promotions — I walked into my apartment in 2002 after a day of work at the Chemung Speedrome and played back the message that was on my machine.  A deep but enthusiastic voice said “Hi Tom, this is Bobby Waltrip.  …

SAD NEWS: Bobby Waltrip Passes Away Sunday Night

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March 24, 2014 — via NBC Sports PR, Jerry Bonkowski — Photo courtesy FOX 8 WGHP — CONCORD, N.C. — Robert Lynn “Bobby” Waltrip, middle brother of NASCAR Hall of Fame driver and Fox Sports announcer Darrell Waltrip and NASCAR team owner and fellow Fox Sports announcer Michael Waltrip, died Sunday. It’s unknown when Darrell and Michael Waltrip were informed of their …