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ⓘ Ted Christopher




Ted Christopher
                                     

ⓘ Ted Christopher

Ted Christopher, sometimes called "Teddy" Christopher, was an American racing driver. He was born in Plainville, Connecticut.

                                     

1. Career

Christopher has raced and won in many different types of race cars, including Modifieds, SK Modifieds, ISMA, Camping World East Series, Late Models, Pro Stocks, and Midgets.

Christopher also raced in NASCARs Nextel Cup, Busch, and Craftsman Truck Series. He is best known for competing in NASCARs Whelen Modified Tour, where he has over 40 victories and a championship in 2008. He is also well known for his success on the 1.058 mile New Hampshire Motor Speedway where Christopher has won five Camping World East Series events and 5 Whelen Modified Tour events.

Christopher was an aggressive driver, known for his infamous "Three Tap Rule" when passing cars in front of him, though his driving style changed in his later career and has brought more success to his racing career.

Christopher was killed in an airplane crash near North Branford, Connecticut on September 16, 2017 at the age of 59.