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    Marshall Martin

    Saturday June 7th Norm passed away.  This is a big loss to Karting and a great friend for all of us who knew him.



    Marshall Martin


    Greg Wright

    I just heard this this morning. I have known for quite some time that Norm wasn’t well but I’m shocked and devastated to hear of the loss of my long time friend.


    Godspeed Old Friend.

    Greg Wright
    Rapid Racing Inc.

    "When in doubt Gas it, It won't help but it ends the suspense."


    Steven Peters

    I just read my email on that.  My condolences to his son Joe and all the family.

    Norm was quite the character.  He could be a bit crusty and didn’t have a problem speaking his mind about what he thought was good/bad for karting.  He was good for the sport.

    He was a good friend – he’ll be missed.

    Steven Peters
    Team Valhalla Racing


    lynn haddock

    RIP Norm

    Karting has lost a true friend


    Brian Mead

    I remember him blowing up both motors on his B-reed housekart at Webster.  He also could have a bit of a temper.  Great guy, great for the sport, He and Lloyd really helped getting the sport to grow.  All the tiny maddening bits needed to get the kart together and running were at the shops because of companys like Michiana midget motors and Target. Deepest sympathies to the family, RIP Norm.


    Mark Dismore Jr.

    Norm was a great guy and I always enjoyed talking to him. He was a good friend to karting and will be missed.


    Jim Fry

    RIP Norm. Thanks to you and Lloyd for getting my dad and I started in karting in the early 60’s.


    Bob Vehring

    For decades, Badger never had a better friend, a fund raiser for someone hurt, the Scholarship fund, the Jr Summer series, Norm always helped I will certainly miss seeing him


    patrick j slattery

    Sad to hear, Norm was a generous man and great karter


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