Bobby East dead at 37: Nascar driver dies after being stabbed in chest at 76 gas station as police hunt suspect | The Sun

Three-time USAC national champion Bobby East has died aged 37 after being fatally stabbed in California on Wednesday.

Police have identified Trent William Millsap, 27, as a suspect in the driver's alleged murder.

East suffered a stab would in the chest at a 76 gas station in Westminster at 5:51pm.

He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

East raced in 42 NASCAR national touring series races between 2005 and 2008.

The US Auto Club shared a statement yesterday about the driver's passing.

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"Bobby East, one of the most prolific drivers of his era and a three-time USAC National Champion driver in USAC Silver Crown and Midgets, passed away on the night of July 13, 2022, in southern California."

"Born in Torrance, California but making his home throughout his racing career in Brownsburg, Indiana, East captured 56 career USAC-sanctioned feature victories, 48 of them in national divisions."

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