American Racer GM Dies


David D. Mateer, 58, general manager of Race Tires of America (American Racer) died Nov. 12. Mateer was 58 years old.

A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Mateer held a chemical engineering degree, and was highly involved in American Racer’s dirt track racing efforts.

He was a supporter of the Westmoreland County Food Bank and the Stage Right with the Westmoreland Cultural Trust.

He is survived by his mother, Charlotte B. Mateer-Obert and her husband, Paul; his wife, Stacey R. Baumeister Mateer; his children, Katherine Mateer-Weber and her husband, Scott, Rebecca Snelson and her husband, Ryan, and Daniel Mateer and his fiancee, Gina; and stepson, Devin Armel; granddaughter, Alice Faye; grandson, Luke Dennis; and his siblings, Christine S. Dowhan-Bailey and her husband, Gary, Donald D. Mateer III, and Charlotte Stephenson and her husband, David; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Carl and Judy Baumeister.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Westmoreland County Food Bank, 100 Devonshire Drive, Delmont, PA 15626