What's new lately is that for the foreseeable future, there won't be a
Milford Grand Prix.  The original organizer, Ron Lavere, has indicated he
has no interest in overseeing the running of the race, so as of now fellow
karters, any future Milford Grand Prix race is on hold.  The Milford
Chamber of Commerce has also indicated it wasn't financially feasible for
them to be involved.  So, if you want this race to happen again, you the
racers need to start putting some heat on these people to make this race
a reality again.  The numbers you need to call are on the event sponsor
October 25, 2004 - Our deepest condolences go out to Rick Hendrick and
October 25, 2004 - Our deepest condolences go out to Rick Hendrick and
the Hendrick Motorsports organization crashed Sunday after a missed his
family for their terrible loss. On October 24, 2004 a plane owned by
approach at Blue Ridge Airport in Martinsville, Va, killing all 10 people
aboard, federal officials said.  Eight passengers and two pilots died in the
crash, a spokesman with the National Transportation Safety Board said.
A spokesman for a funeral home where the bodies were being taken said
the dead included Ricky Hendrick, 24, Rick Hendrick's son; John Hendrick,
Rick Hendrick's brother and president of Hendrick Motorsports; Kimberly
and Jennifer Hendrick, John Hendrick's 22-year-old twin daughters; Joe
Jackson, an executive with DuPont; Jeff Turner, general manager of
Hendrick Motorsports; Randy Dorton, 50, the team's chief engine builder;
Scott Lathram, 38, a pilot for NASCAR driver Tony Stewart; and pilots
Richard Tracy, 51, of Charlotte, N.C., and Elizabeth Morrison, 31
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