By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
A member of the PDRA (Professional Drag Racing Association) community has passed away. Ken Kershaw has died.
An official cause of death has not been announced yet. However, he had been in the hospital for weeks battling COVID-19.
“It’s with a heavy heart that I have to tell everyone that Ken Kershaw has passed away this morning,” Tracy Ross Anderson announced in a Facebook post. “Sandy Galloway-Kershaw asked me to let everyone know and she will let us all know when his services will be. Ken fought very hard to beat this. She can’t thank all of you enough for your support and is very moved by all the love shown toward Ken.
“Please keep his family in your prayers.”
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He is the third member to pass away from COVID-19 in the drag racing community. All three came since the beginning of the New Year.
First, drag racer Tim Slavens lost his life after battling the disease. Then, recently, Street Outlaws driver and former Monster Truck driver Wayne Smozanek passed away.
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