A veteran race car driver David Steele who has won many car races is dead.
According to report, Steele who is a two-time winner of the Little 500, died at the Desoto Speed way while competing in the Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series race at the 3/8-mile asphalt track on State Road 64 East in east Bradenton.
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A professional dirt sprint car driver Andy Cobb expressed shock over the death of the veteran race car driver saying they have been close friends for long.
Steele who was born in Indianapolis was said to have started his career with NASCAR XFINITY Series and the Verizon IndyCar Series in the late 1990s and early 2000s, then returned to his short-track roots.
Many of his friends and colleagues have taken up their social media handles to mourn the veteran race car driver