Doug Auld Obituary: Sprint Car & Midget founder Doug Auld, died at the age of 59 years old on early Sunday after a brief illness. He was one of the last true throwbacks to the old-school era of Sprint Car racing. Losing his voice is a huge blow to our sport, it’s a very sad day. Keeping his family & friends in my thoughts and prayers.
Sad to hear about the sudden loss of Doug Auld, a man who did so much for the Sprint Car and dirt racing community in whole, I always enjoyed our conversations when we had the opportunity to chat. My thoughts are with his friends and family.
It is with incredibly heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Sprint Car & Midget founder Doug Auld, who passed away early Sunday after a brief illness. He was 59 years old.
— Sprint Car & Midget (@SprintCarMagz) October 10, 2021
Absolutely heartbroken to hear of Doug Auld’s sudden passing. His vision, passion & dedication to sharing his love for the sport of dirt track racing helped create an innumerable amount of new fans. Please keep his family, colleagues and Friends in your prayers – TSR
— Tony Stewart Racing (@TonyStewart_Rcg) October 10, 2021
I am eternally grateful for this depiction of the lady painted by my brother, Doug Auld. It is an honor that such a gifted painter would do this for my father. pic.twitter.com/3wXIwXfKzk
— Ryan Bledsoe (@RyanDBledsoe) January 13, 2021
InsideEko is yet to confirm Doug Auld’s cause of death as no health issues or other causes of death have been learned to be associated with the passing.
This death has caused a lot of friends and family of Auld so much hurt. It is in that mourning spirit that the concerned persons have taken to social media to share tributes to the deceased and condolences to the affected family.
Tributes To Doug Auld
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