RIP: Racer Owen Weichel


Dogger and Owen Weichel. Brainerd ...
Dogger and the late Owen Weichel. Brainerd … Dean Adams

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. 


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