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Happy Birthday Chris!

Chris Economaki interviews Bobby Allison at Daytona Int'l Speedway during the 1970s. (NSSN Archives photo).

National Speed Sport News Editor Chris Economaki turns 90 years old Friday (Oct. 15).

Economaki sold his first copy of National Speed Sport News at New Jersey’s Ho-Ho-Kus Speedway in 1934. He became editor of the publication in 1950 and continues to contribute to the widely read Speed Sport Notebook column in the pages of National Speed Sport News.

We invite readers (you will need to be a registered member) to click the comment button below and leave personal birthday greetings for Chris, which the NSSN staff will print out and share with him later this week.

Happy Birthday Chris!

View a photo gallery featuring Chris Economaki

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  1. Nancy says:

    Happy Birthday from the Halibrand Family

  2. Eileen says:

    Happy Birthday to the one and only Mr. Economaki.

    The world of racing has been a far better place with your participation and interest in the sport.

    Thank you for everything you have contributed to motorsports.

    With warmest regards,
    Eileen Waters


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