NASCAR Tragedy: Danica Patrick Grieves Sherry Pollex’s Sad Passing
The NASCAR community is mourning the loss of Sherry Pollex, which has left Danica Patrick and others deeply saddened.
Sherry Pollex, a well-known figure in NASCAR, passed away at the age of 44 after battling cancer for many years. She was not only a familiar face in NASCAR garages but also had a close relationship with long-time driver Martin Truex Jr.
“In August 2014, Pollex and Truex’s lives were changed when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, beginning a nine-year battle against the disease that made her a hero to many in NASCAR,” as reported by CBS Sports. “A source of inspiration during Truex’s run to the 2017 Cup Series championship, and also spurred the couple’s significant philanthropic efforts away from the racetrack.”
The Pollex family released a touching statement: “Although there are no words to express our sadness, we take solace in the fact that Sherry is no longer suffering and has been taken back in the arms of the Lord. As we all know, Sherry lived her life to the fullest, as she influenced thousands, if not millions of people through her own personal journey. Her love for her family, Catwalk kids who she adored and her friends will last forever. Please join our family in thanking God for giving us Sherry, she’s such an incredible expression of love that will live on. We will continue her legacy of love and caring for those in need as she will always be alive in our hearts.”
Danica Patrick, deeply affected by the loss, paid tribute to Sherry Pollex on social media, writing simply, “This is so sad…”
Our thoughts are with Sherry’s family and friends during this tough time. We hope Sherry Pollex finds eternal peace, knowing her impact on the NASCAR world will never be forgotten.