The world of motorsport has been paying tribute to Kyle LeDuc, the off-road racing legend who passed on Saturday following a short battle with cancer.
In a statement released on Sunday, Extreme E, the all-electric off-road championship said:
Extreme E is saddened to learn that off-road racing legend and former series race winner Kyle LeDuc passed away yesterday (Saturday 11 November 2023) after a short illness.
Team owner Chip Ganassi, who LeDuc drove for in Extreme E in 2021 tweeted:
Father, Son, Friend, Racer, Winner.
RIP my Man pic.twitter.com/5EqhvEPGB9
— Chip Ganassi (@GanassiChip) November 12, 2023
Chip Ganassi Racing tweeted on Sunday:
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Kyle LeDuc. Our hearts go out to Kyle’s family and friends, as well as the entire racing community during this incredibly difficult time. 🤍 pic.twitter.com/4bUUjIlXjc
— Chip Ganassi Racing (@CGRTeams) November 12, 2023