Dear Economaki family and friends. I am truly sorry to hear of your loss of your loved one. May constant Prayer and our Heavenly Father and fond memories of Mr. Chris comfort you as you go thru these difficlt times.-Psalm 65:2.
We will always remember meeting you at The "500"Motel Lounge, and we will miss hearing your great voice.
Condolences to the family. I will never foget that voice. Rest in peace and love with our LORD.
Sending you love and prayers through this difficult time. May your sorrows turn to the fond and happy memories soon.
You have my deepest sympathy. May good memories provide solace for your family during this challenging time; and may God provide you with the assurance that you will see your loved one again in paradise. John 17:3
Condolences to the Economaki family. My wife and I, had the honor and pleasure, of a dinner with Chris some 9 years pasted. As a guest of Steve Earwood and his family, we were regaled with motor-sports, and personal stories. An evening that is permanently etched in my memory. Rest in Peace...John and Brandee Cox Reno, NV
It is because of Chris way back in the early sixties, that I have been a follower of ALL things motor racing. Thank You and God Speed
"Editor" Chris, Rest In Peace. You were the best! Thanks for all your hard work.
We enjoyed every minute of it !
Chris & Jim McKay made the Indy 500 a can't miss event .They don't make them like those guys anymore.You will be missed.God Bless!
God Speed Chris! Mark Runyon
My condolences to the family of Chris. May the God of all comfort be with the family.
Thank you for sharing a part of your life with us.
I made friends with Chris when I was racing with Tiny Lund. He was a true gentleman. Regards, Tubby Crosby
My condolences to Chris' family. He will certainly be missed. May you draw peace and comfort from his memory.
His voice has been silenced but it will linger in our ears for years to come. Rest In Peace Chris!
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.All of us at Solution Finish loved to here THAT voice he was Racing to us.
Offering my deepest condolences during this difficult time, I'm so very sorry for your loss, death is something we are never prepared for, but please find comfort in knowing God has promised He will do away with sickness, pain and death for His word is truth.
My sincere condolences to the Economaki family. Our heavenly Father is a refuge and strength for us during our distresses-Psalm 46:1-Erma L. Davis, Park Forest, IL.
good bye chris.thank you for all memories
He introduced me to motorsports and made is very enjoyable.
A great voice on ABC and a legend for the motorsport aspect of racing. Rest in Peace.
I send my sympathy to the Economaki's, Chris was one of a kind, there will never be another one like him. His iconic voice will never be forgotten, as well as his style of reporting as well. Chris was truly racings "Carnival Barker". I can imagine he's up their in heaven, right now trying to get his next story. God Speed Chris Economaki.
i can still hear his voice right next to jim on the wild world of sports, my condolanceses to his family.thanks for the him for the exitment of race reporting
You will always live in our hearts and prayers.
I have been researching the AAA midget races in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1938. Chris was very kind to allow me access to his collection for information. My uncle Jack Morrissey and Chris sold the the Bergen Hearld racing supplement at the local tracks when they were teen agers We had a pleasant conversation at Hinchliff Stadium two years ago when he viewed the restored "White Phantom", Driven by Bill Morrissey. Chris helped to load the cars on the S.S. Argentina in 1938 and had fond memories of the racers and mechanics of "Gasoline Alley" in Paterson,NJ. Chris never forgot these early years and the people involved. God Bless him and my he rest peacefully to the roar of the mighty midgets.
Our deepest sympathy to the family
Wiley and Mary Younce and family
St Simons Island, Ga
Chris was an icon to NASCAR..........
Condolences to his family
i will forever hear the sound of his voice in my mind. tl conkle wichita ks
You will be missed buy your voice will be forever heard. Thank You for the wonderful memories.
Remember listening to him announcing races at Dover Speedway in NJ and had an interesting conversation with him at Amelia Island Concours .Always ready to talk to anyone about the sport.Godspeed
As a little kid, watching on TV, I was always worried that he was standing too close to the track and was going to get hit by a car.
godspeed the racing world has lost a legend
He was dedicated to the World of Nascar and his voice brought the sounds of the tracks into so many lives...fans of his. I will always count him as a portion of my proud Southern heritage that means so much to me and sooo many others....May God comfort his family and friends as they recall special memories of their time together.
I grew up listening to you and marty glickman call fb games in the nyc area. you were great. my condolences to your family.
May the God of all comfort be with you. Romans 15:33
Go with "God's Speed" Chris. We will miss you.
Mr. Economaki has certainly left his imprint on the motor world. May the family find comfort by looking to the future with confidence that you are not alone. Our Creator is described as being the "Hearer of Prayer." May you feel comforted knowing that he knows your pain and is there for you.
I am sadened by the passing Mr. Economaki, I can remember with great fondness a time of wacthing the races when I was a kidd with my father and seeing andb hearing him on the tv. Hearing his voice has alway brought back the fond memories of those days and will always. Good Bye and Gog Bless
The Best Motorsports Writer Ever..period R.I.P. Chris
The racing community has lost a legend.I like a lot of fans grew up and learned racing from Mr Economaki.and I love the sport because of him.My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
My condolences are with your family during your time of grief. Mr. Economaki will be missed but not forgotten.I know that the God of peace
and comfort will be with you during your loss.(Phil.4:7)
I grew up listening to Chris and learned so much about racing from him. R.I.P.
Chris will surely be missed but his knowledge of racing over the decades will always live through his work that he did over the years. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Eastern Museum of Motor Racing
Thanks for all the great memories, Chris. You were the best! Rest in Peace, our friend!
I enjoyed hearing Chris way back when he was on ABC's Wide World of Sports,and on other racing broadcasts. He will be missed.I pray God's peace and comfort on his family.
Editor's Notebook in NSSN was always a must read. Glad I'll be able to hear your voice in my mind as I re-read "Let 'Em All Go!" RIP Chris.
Chris all those Sunday dinners we enjoyed when you walked across the street with that bottle of wine that you and Denise enjoyed while I fixed Sunday dinners and that great failure we had trying to make Yorkshire Pudding at Christmas will be remembered for the good times. Heaven is a great place for a great person!
Tina & Corrine enjoy the history and look forward to the future.
John & Denise - Charlotte, NC
Chris, you gave me my 1st job 45 years ago at Langhorne Spdwy. Selling Speed Sport. It put me in a great direction. Always enjoyed speaking with you at the track. Rest in peace, you're a hero to many. Gods Speed!?
Rest in peace Chris. You were one of the true pioneers in 'our' sport.One could trust in your words,No fancy flourishes,just truth in your reporting.We have lost a true friend of racing.
HE WAS ONE OF THE BEST ,THERE WILL NEVER BE ANY ONE TO FILL HIS SHOES ,I WILL MISS mr chris. he was the best , r.i.p. chris .
Was a huge fan......r.i.p. chris
It was my pleasure to have known Chris for many years. It is a great loss to all of us who enjoy the sport of racing.
You were the best! Give all the racers in Heaven a hard time.
Please accept my deepest sympathies. Chris was the voice of auto racing that I will always remember.
Met this gentleman in 1989 at a Super Car race in Mexico City. Very nice, you will be missed.
May the God of all comfort be with you at this time of grief, may all Chris's memories stay close to your hearts. Psalms 46:1 joanna
Chris Economaki was the epitome of what a sports commentator should be.True professional. Condolences to his family and friends. Gone but not forgotten.
Rest in Peace Chris Economaki.
Oh how I loved listening to you on TV. You made racing so much more exciting. Thanks for your contagious passion for racing!! A fan of your, Annette
I LEARNED TO LOVE NASCAR AS A 13 YEAR OLD KID IN 1968 LISTING TO THE RADIO AND READING STOCKCAR MAGIZINE AND GOING TO THE DIRTTRACKS IN GA. WITH MY FATHER. HIS VOICE WAS NASCAR THEIR WAS HARDLEY ANY TV COVERAGE JUST MR ECONOMAKI AND THE MONDAY NEWSPAPER TO GET THE STOREY.THANK YOU A STOCKCAR FAN
FOR MANEY YEARS.
God will hold you close and protect you, Chris. We'll miss you!
An amazing sports announcer who's voice I can vividly remember when watching Indy car races with my Dad.
RIP we will miss you on tv.The pray is with the family. god bless your family
Rest in peace Mr. E. You brought class to everything you were associated with.
He did his thing.
May GOD keep his soul in the
palm of his hand.
I'll always associate the distinctive voice of Chris Economaki with the NASCAR races on TV. He was truly a pro in the world of motorsport reporting and broadcasting.
Gone but never forgotten, God bless you rest in peace and thank you for the memories!---John Micco FL.
My condolences to the family of Chris. My late husband Wally Campbell thought the world of him. Sincerely, Theresa Campbell
To the the family of Chris Economaki - May God give you peace and comfort through his word and the Lord Jesus Christ during this time of sorrow, I know that he will be missed by many.
The racing world has lost a tremendous reporter and storyteller. He brought auto racing to the national spotlight at a time when it was largely local and regional. Our sympathies to his family, friends and colleagues.
Chris is really missed, he had the heart of racing, just last Friday when climbing the steps at Charlotte Motor Speedway from the track up to the inner grandstands, I remembered Chris walking slowly ahead of me a few years ago, told myself to call him, missed that chance, sad, a really decent man with great compassion, Tom Fraser
My husband said it perfectly-"his voice sounded like racing"...RIP
One of the great names in Racing! RIP Chris
RIP Chris. Racing was part of your life. Now your in the winners circle with god
I have many fond memories of your racing days, including working radio broadcasts with you, including that road course in Augusta in the earlt 60's..Your contributions to racing will never be forgotten...and my memories of knowing and working with you will last forever...God Bless
Thanks Chris and family for inlightening us all with your joy of motorsport and sharing that with us drawing us in so well Gods speed .
I'm very sorry to hear of the passing of your dear loved one. May "The God of all comfort" bring your family peace during this time. 2 Cor.1:3
God bless And God speed we will miss you Chris.
Thank you for your pioneering work in motorsports broadcasting. You brought us news back in the "dark ages". RIP friend.