Social Media Reactions To Frank Manafort’s Passing

Frank Manafort (left) and Brady Bacon in victory lane at The Dirt Track at IMS. (IMS photo)

PALM CITY, Fla. – On Saturday morning, noted USAC midget team owner Frank Manafort passed away at the age of 78 following a battle with cancer, and remembrances came in soon after across social media.

Manafort was one of the quiet, but well-liked owners in the USAC pit area, who fielded some of the most noted current-era drivers in the NOS Energy USAC National Midget Series behind the wheel of his No. 76 machines.

Because of that, many stories and memories flowed in from Manafort’s drivers and peers in the industry, and we’ve compiled a selection of those messages below: