BOGER CITY — Many people only knew racecar driver Dick Trickle because he had one of the most unusual names in NASCAR history – a name that constantly was used as a punch line during the 1990s on ESPN's “SportsCenter.” But there was a man

Former NASCAR driver and legendary short track racer Dick Trickle, 71, has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the Lincoln County (N.C.) Sheriff's Office.

BOGER CITY — Many people only knew racecar driver Dick Trickle because he had one of the most unusual names in NASCAR history – a name that constantly was used as a punch line during the 1990s on ESPN's “SportsCenter.” But there was a man

Racing legend Dick Trickle will be fondly remembered. Here are just a few of the comments from peers and fans following the news of his passing.

Wisconsin native Dick Trickle was one of the best short-track drivers who lived, winning more than 1,000 races if you believe the folklore and having a ton of fun along the way. He drove hard and lived his life the same way, making friends and