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Former Street Outlaws and Monster Truck driver Wayne Smozanek was laid to rest

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Former Street Outlaws and Monster Truck driver Wayne Smozanek was laid to rest on Monday. He had passed away on February 12th.

No official cause of death was announced. However, according to social media posts made by his wife Wendy Smozanek, he had battled COVID-19 before his passing.

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Family, friends, and members of the motorsports community, who had known him, attended his funeral services at Taylor and Modeen Funeral Home in Jupiter, Florida. According to the obituary, interment followed at Riverside Memorial Park.

Team X driver Robin Roberts officiated his services. Team NOLA drivers Scott Taylor and Bobby Ducote were also in attendance.

Smozanek first dabbled in Monster Trucks as the Tropical Thunder Monster Truck driver. He also drove Night Life, Track Attack, and Pouncer Monster Trucks.

After switching Motorsports types, he went into drag racing. The driver, who passed away at just 60-years-old, appeared on the hit TV show Street Outlaws.

He had been a part of Street Outlaws No Prep Kings Season 4. Smozanek also appeared on several spin-off shows on the hit TV show.

He appeared on Fastest in America that was led by Memphis Street Outlaws driver Jonathan “JJ DaBoss” Day.

He had been in the hospital since December 2021 with COVID-19. He succumbed to his battle earlier this month.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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