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Eric McClure’s Cause of Death is Unknown After Sudden Passing

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American former professional stock car racing driver Eric McClure’s cause of death was not announced at this time after he passed away Sunday (May 2, 2021) at the age of 42. RIP.

NASCAR confirmed the heartbreaking news in a statement Sunday afternoon, writing,: “We are saddened to learn of the passing of former driver and owner Eric McClure. NASCAR extends its deepest condolences to Eric’s family and friends.”

“The family of Eric Wayne McClure, former NASCAR driver, announces with great sorrow his passing on Sunday, May 2, 2021,” a statement from Eric’s family read, adding, “They would like to thank everyone for their prayers and support during this very difficult time.”

American former professional stock car racing driver Eric McClure's cause of death was announced
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Born in Chilhowie, Virginia, Eric McClure was a graduate of Emory and Henry College. He is married, to Miranda, and the couple shared seven daughters. He last competed part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 0 Chevrolet Camaro for JD Motorsports.

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McClure had made 3 professional begins offevolved in NASCAR’s Cup Series even as his debut got here at Talladega, riding the No. 04 I Can Learn Chevy in 2004. He made the sphere in the thirty-fifth function and went on to complete the 26th. McClure then tried to make the July race at Daytona, however, he did now no longer qualify.

On July 28, 2015, McClure and previous Nationwide driver Hal Martin fashioned Martin-McClure Racing, a K&N Pro Series East group; the group fields the No. 39 for Chad Finchum and Austin Cindric.

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No Sources Confirmed Eric McClure’s Cause of Death

Although there is no official report about Eric McClure’s cause of death at this time, US day News is trying to find more information and the latest updates as soon as possible; stay with us.

Good to know, McClure had a health problem; he said in 2013 he had been diagnosed with acute renal failure; but he claimed he was being treated for kidney failure in both kidneys in 2019.

McClure’s home in Abingdon, Virginia was seriously damaged in an April 27, 2011 tornado. Nonetheless, McClure and his family sat out the storm in their basement and were uninjured.

On February 11, 2018, McClure was taken to jail for domestic violence.

McClure then landed an experience with the No. seventy-three Raabe Racing Enterprises Chevy for 2005. McClure did now no longer qualify for the primary races, however did make the race at Las Vegas, beginning 41st. His engine blew halfway thru the race and relegated McClure to 32nd. McClure left the crew that week and did now no longer run till August, while he tried 3 races with Front Row Motorsports.


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Reactions to Death of Eric McClure

Celebrities’ death news always breaks many hearts, nevertheless, fans remember memories and their idols are alive in their mind even after death.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Eric McClure’s family, friends, bandmates, and all of his loved ones on these hard days. You can kindly leave a tribute or a condolence message below the comment box to honor the life and legacy of the deceased; also if you have any information about Eric McClure’s cause of death please let us know.

Quickly after the tragic news released, many of beloved Eric’s friends and fans expressed their sadness on social media by posting their tributes:

A user wrote: ” Very sad to hear about the passing of Eric McClure. He was an incredible driver, friend, father, and fiancee. May he rest in peace. #EricMcClure #NASCAR”

Another said: “I can’t believe you’re gone #EricMcClure! My heart is saddened by the news. Thank you for your kindness and friendship, for always praying together to make it through our darkest days, you will never be forgotten”

American former professional stock car racing driver Eric McClure's cause of death was announced

Someone sadly tweeted: “Thinking of our friend Eric McClure today. Found out he passed away this morning. Eric is the only reason we’ve ever had work put out on the racetrack. Eric came to myself for any sort of design work that he needed and ALWAYS spoke highly about my work. Rest easy buddy.”

American former professional stock car racing driver Eric McClure's cause of death was announced


More about Eric McClure’s Career

However, McClure did now no longer make any of these races. In 2006 he tried and made the UAW-Ford 500, wherein managing troubles relegated him to a 32nd-area end withinside the No. 04 Morgan-McClure Motorsports Chevy, with sponsorship from Hefty.

In 2008, McClure tried the Daytona 500 withinside the No. 37 Front Row Motorsports Chevy backed with the aid of using Hefty, however, he didn’t ​qualify.

On April 11, 2009, Morgan-McClure Motorsports introduced they could be trying the Talladega race in April, after a yr and a 1/2 of absence from the sport. Eric McClure tried to qualify the Hefty-backed No. four Chevrolet, but, did now no longer make the field.

American former professional stock car racing driver Eric McClure's cause of death was announced
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In January 2014, McClure introduced that he could try to compete inside the 2014 Daytona 500 using the No. 35 Ford for Front Row Motorsports; he didn’t qualify for the race. In May 2014, McClure lowers back to the No. 35 automobiles for Front Row Motorsports at Talladega, however, he didn’t make the race.


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4 Comments

  1. Anonymous May 2, 2021

    What the fuck? He was 42 and that crash happened in 2012.

    Reply
    1. US day News May 2, 2021

      Thanks for your interaction. We’ve edited the article, and as you mentioned he was 42.

      Reply
  2. Guillermo Valbuena May 2, 2021

    Godspeed. You were a good person and father and husband who actually cared. Glory to God and be in His light.

    Reply
    1. US day News May 3, 2021

      Eric McClure was great, undoubtedly. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. God bless him.

      Reply

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