Date published: September 30, 2011
Born: to Division 5 Super Street racer Casey Wagner, a daughter, 6-pound, 11-ounce Kensley. Died: Harry Kopiak, 90, July 21. Kopiak is the father of former Pro Mod and current Division 1 Super Stock racer Carolyn Melendy. Died: Bonneville 200 MPH Club member and veteran drag racer Doug King, 74, after a short battle with cancer, Sept. 16. King was a member of the Hayward Head Hunters Hot-Rod club since the 1950s and also raced a blown fuel Ardunpowered car with his son, Brian.