Charlotte Observer Race Writer Poole Dead at 50

Posted by Andy Durham on April 28, 2009 at 10:33 pm under Professional, Uncategorized | Comments are off for this article

Charlotte Observer NASCAR writer David Poole died on Tuesday of a heart attack. He was 50.

A native of Gastonia, N.C., Poole became the Observer’s NASCAR writer in 1997. He also wrote at the racing website, and hosted a daily radio program on Sirius Satellite Radio.

The National Motorsports Press Association named Poole Writer of the Yeasr four times.

Click here to read a tribute to Poole at

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