Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Godspeed, Benny... We'll Miss You



Benny Parsons died today at age 65.  Parsons was the 1973 Winston Cup Champion and upon his retirement after 1988, became perhaps the most legendary and well-loved announcer in the sport. 

I am extremely sad today.  I can't put in to words what it's like when someone that you've practically grown up with dies.  I never personally met Benny Parsons.  But, I think I speak for millions when I say that losing Benny is like losing a family member.  I... I can't really say anything else.

Feel free to leave your memories of Benny in the comments below.


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