CRA Super Series Car Owner Floyd Fehl Passes
Owned Cars For Many Different Drivers Through the Years
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CRA Super Series car owner Floyd Fehl of Ft. Wayne, Indiana passed away this morning at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne. Fehl had been ill the past several months and had been hospitalized last Friday. Racing was Floyd’s passion in life. Floyd began his racing career in 1970 as a car owner and driver. Floyd’s first racecar was a 1956 Ford #7 in the Hobby Stock class at Baer Field Raceway in Ft. Wayne. He continued to drive for himself for the next five years.
After his driving career ended Floyd became a full time car owner of Fehl Motorsports and was one of the original car owners with the Indiana Late Model Series when it started in 1997. Royce Mason finished fourth in Floyd’s car in the series second ever event on May 4th, 1997 at Salem Speedway, which was Floyd’s first series event he participated in.
Floyd continued to be a car owner in what has now became the CRA Super Series. Through the years, some of Floyd’s drivers included Warren Howard, Joe Wallace, Cecil Gordon, Royce Mason, Jimmy Spillers, Steve Christman, Ron Dantzer, Terry Fisher, Tommy Cook, Al Cook Jr., Bud Adams, Kenny Tweedy and Zach Hulvey. Floyd’s latest driver was Corey Setser who started his first ever CRA Super Series event for Floyd at Winchester Speedway on Sunday, May 16th were he finished 15th after starting 24th, in what was the last race Floyd got to watch his car race at one of his favorite race tracks.
“It is a sad day for the CRA Super Series,” remarked Glenn Luckett, Series Director. “Luckily I got to see Floyd yesterday afternoon, he still had that glitter in his eye when we started talking about racing. He really wanted to come to our July 3rd event at Angola Motor Speedway, now he will have the best seat in the house to watch it, from above. We would ask that everyone please keep Floyd’s family and friends in your thoughts and prayers as they go though this difficult time.”
More information on Floyd Fehl’s arrangements will be announced when they are finalized.