The whole Internet is paying tribute to a track racer, Craig Smith who died in a drag racing accident in NZ. According to the sources, an accident took place at the racing track where a car crashed into the wall. The accident took place during the National Drg Racing Championships during the first round of the racing.

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At the moment, the competition halted and the whole audience is still shocked after learning about the demise of Craigh Smith who lost his life in his career. In the accident, he faced several injuries and fatalities due to which he died. Craig was a dearly loved and respected racer.

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He took a part in a drag race meeting hosted that was hosted by Pegasus Bay Drag Racing Club (PBDRC) at Ruapana Raceway in Templeton, Christchurch. The incident took place around 10:40 AM on Sunday, October 24, 2021. As per the sources, Craig lost his life when his car was not in his control and he crashed into a concrete wall.

Suddenly, ambulance, police, and fire craw called at the scene. Later, the drag racing was canceled. Racer’s blue car remained on the racing track and the sided area tapped off. Police and firefighters were examined the area.

The Smith family is in deep trauma after learning about the passing of their loving member. A Givealittle page has been set up for the family to support them in this difficult time. The pages showed several things about Craig Smith who lost his life on Sunday, October 24, 2021, on a drag racing field.

Craig Smith was not much popular among the fans but still, he gained massive popularity. He was a respected and loving racer on the field. He took several drag racing in his entire life. No one even imaged that an experienced racer who has done best in many racing will die in a fatal accident on the drag racing field. Since the news of his accident went viral on social media, fans, friends, and family is grieving his loss of life. Craig’s death was a big loss for the racing community.

The whole family is still in shocked and doesn’t want to believe that their loving member has gone from the world too soon. Many tweets are surfing on social media who are paying tribute to him. Our prayers and thoughts are with the Smith family who is suffering from this difficult time.

You can help Smith’s family by donating some money on a Givealittle page. Along with this, the funeral update has not been announced by his family yet. Craig Smith was a pure soul, he will be remembered by his fans and friends.


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