Racing World Mourns the Loss of a Future Superstar
The racing world is feeling the loss of one its most talented rising stars today.  Charlie Bradberry, of Chelsea, Alabama, died in an automobile accident Saturday morning in his hometown.  Bradberry was transported to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced dead during emergency surgery.
One of Charlie's biggest victories was his win in the 2003 Snowball Derby.
The 24-year-old was recently married to long-time girlfriend, Brandi, who is expecting the couple’s first child in February.

Arrangements have been made for family and friends of Charlie Bradberry to pay their respects to the 24-year-old who lost his life in an automobile accident on Saturday in Alabama.

Southern Heritage Funeral Home, Pelham, AL
Viewing: Monday, 5 - 8 pm
Funeral: Tuesday, 2 pm

Bradberry, who was always known for his contagious smile, was the 2003 NASCAR
Southeast Series and Snowball Derby champion.  This year he had already scored six victories in Super Late Model competition and was lobbying for a ride in NASCAR’s Busch or Craftsman Truck Series.

The entire 51 family is keeping the Bradberry family and all their friends in our prayers at this difficult time.  This coming week on we will remember Charlie Bradberry, the racer, and more importantly, our friend.