Barry Dodson has passed away. One of the Greats

Discussion in 'The Checkered Flag' started by Spotter22, Dec 20, 2017.

  1. Spotter22

    Spotter22 Team Owner

    I dont have details, just heard.
     
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  2. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

  3. So sorry to hear that........ that is so young...... I still remember when his children were killed in that auto accident......


    You will be remembered Barry......
     
  4. mack

    mack Team Owner

    He was tight with Tim Richmond. He wore a very flamboyant tux that had belonged to Tim, when he attended the awards banquet the year Rusty won the title. He wore in honor of Tim. He was Rustys crew chief when he won the title driving for Raymond Beadle. So sad.
     
  5. jws926

    jws926 Nissan Is Love, Nissan Is Life

  6. aunty dive

    aunty dive Team Owner

    RIP Mr. Dodson ... gone too soon
     
  7. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

  8. be9ak7ts16

    be9ak7ts16 Resident Yooper

    First thing I thought of was when his kids got killed. 64 is way to young. RIP Barry.
     
  9. dirtguru

    dirtguru Team Owner

    RIP , great Crew Chief. Worked with some of the best in the sport.
     
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  10. ToyYoda

    ToyYoda Team Owner

    One of the best, RIP Barry.
     
  11. Hotrod

    Hotrod Team Owner

    One of the greats in crew chiefery.
    Certainly one of the first CC names across my radar when I became an attending fan.
    RIP Barry.
     
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  12. MRM

    MRM Team Owner

    Barry was one of my favorites.
     
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  13. ted@economy

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    Me too . Barry was one of my favorites . Got to meet him at the MacDonald's across from the Daytona track years ago .Was devastated for him when his kids were killed . He was so strong to carry on with his life . I sure do hope that he is reunited with them now.
     
  14. Formerjackman

    Formerjackman Team Owner

    Barry was a neat guy. You wonder how things might have went differently for him if he would have moved to Penske with Rusty instead of that dumpster fire that was the Mickey Gibbs operation. There was a crapload of talent on that Blue Max team.
     

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