Bobby East

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Birthday
17, 1984
Birthplace
California
DEATH DATE
Jul 13, 2022 (37)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
17, 1984
Birthplace
California
DEATH DATE
Jul 13, 2022 (37)

About

American race car driver who competed in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series from 2005 to 2008. He earned two top-ten finishes in the truck series. In July of 2022, he was attacked and stabbed by a man, which led to his death shortly after. 

Before Fame

He became the youngest driver in USAC history, at 16 years and 6 months, to win a feature race when he took first at the USAC National Midget event at the Illiana Motor Speedway in 2001.

Trivia

He was named the 2004 USAC Driver-of-the-Year. He was filling his car up with gas when he was approached by his killer. 

Family Life

His father Bob East built his midget racing car as a child.

Associated With

He made his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at the 2005 Lucas Oil 150, which was won by Todd Bodine.