Drag Racing Journalist And Racer John DiBartolomeo Passes Away 

John DiBartolomeo, left, and his wife, Dottie DiBartolomeo

Longtime drag racer, motorsports journalist, and business owner John DiBartolomeo has passed away. He was 68.  

During his driving career, DiBartolomeo won six NHRA national sportsman-class events dating back to the 1990s. He had also served as the longtime editor of Drag Racing Action Online and Drag Racing Edge magazine. He also owned DRC Race Products, the manufacturer and parts distributor based in Beaver Springs, Pennsylvania.  

DiBartolomeo is survived by his wife Dottie and children Franklin and Christina.  

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