DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 13: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Eric McClure poses for a stylized portrait during the 2014 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Former NASCAR driver and team owner Eric McClure died on Sunday (May 2) at the age of 42.

McClure’s cause of death has yet to be released but it was confirmed over the weekend by his family and NASCAR officials.

“We are saddened to learn of the passing of former driver and owner Eric McClure. NASCAR extends its deepest condolences to Eric’s family and friends,” NASCAR shared to Twitter.

McClure’s NASCAR career spanned from 2003 up until his last race in 2016. He is survived by his seven daughters and fiancé Keira Brinegar.


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