Dirt Late Model Veteran Jackie Boggs, 50

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Jackie Boggs, seen here racing in November of 2017, died Saturday. (Michael Moats photo)

GRAYSON, Ky. – Dirt late model veteran Jackie Boggs died Saturday at the age of 50.

Boggs’ passing was announced via his Facebook page and confirmed in a statement released by the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series.

The Kentucky driver’s last race was Oct. 16-17 during the 40th Dirt Track World Championship at Portsmouth (Ohio) Raceway Park, where he finished 16th in his B-main and 13th in the 25-lap non-qualifier’s race.

Jackie Boggs entered racing to follow in the tire tracks of his late father, National Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Jack Boggs.

The younger Boggs was a three-time winner with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series and a three-time winner with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. He also earned 11 triumphs with the Mid-Atlantic Championship Series and four with the STARS dirt late model tour.

Boggs’ father was a three-time Dirt Track World Championship winner and topped the 2000 running of the World 100 at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. He died in 2000 at age 49.