Ex-racer turned businessman Owen Weichel passed away last night from a heart attack. Weichel was a front-runner in 1990s AMA/CCS Supersport and enduance racing. After racing he later became a businessman and land speculator. He is survived by his wife and two children.
A Canadian, Weichel was a colorful character who raced for a variety of teams and in various championships. Owen was very fast as a rider and truly unforgettable as a man.