Richmond Gage, 51
CONCORD, N.C. – Richmond Gage, a program chair and instructor for the Motorsports Management and Technology program at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, died suddenly on Sunday. He was 51 years old.
Richmond had a lengthy career in the motorsports industry, including serving as the chief steward of the USAC Eastern Ford Focus Midget Series. He spent several years working on various NASCAR teams before joining Rowan-Cabarrus Community College to direct and instruct the first accredited degreed-program in motorsports in the United States. He was also the Director of the North Carolina Community College Motorsports Consortium.
Gage is survived by his wife Carol, and daughters Alex and Sarah.