The racing community is united in grief as we come to terms with the heartbreaking loss of dear friend and beloved racer, Cory Podolski, affectionately known as ‘cpod.’
His untimely and unexpected passing has left a void that can never truly be filled, and it is during these difficult moments, that we remember the smiles, joy, and unwavering support he brought to so many lives.
As we grieve this profound loss, let us unite as a community to support Cory Podolski’s family during this incredibly challenging time.
Our thoughts, prayers, and deepest condolences are with them as they navigate this painful journey. Here’s what we know everything about him and his death cause.
Cory Podolski, a.k.a. Cpod passed away
Cory Podolski, who was widely known as Cpod in the dirt track racing and car design communities, tragically passed away unexpectedly.
As per the reports, it was confirmed that he passed away peacefully in his sleep. At the time of this writing, the specific cause of his death has not been publicly disclosed.
Furthermore, neither his family members nor any online reports have revealed any prior illness or health issues concerning Cory Podolski. The devastating news has been confirmed by his fellow racers, amplifying the somber reality of his untimely passing.
Championship Off-Road posted the following message on their official Facebook page,
Tonight, we remember our dear friend, Cory Podolski, who has tragically passed away. We offer our heartfelt condolences to Cory’s family and friends. Cory was a fierce competitor on the track and one of the friendliest people that you could hope to meet. If you have a memory of Cory that you would like to share in the comments, we encourage you to do so.
We will diligently provide updates on the cause of Cory Podolski’s death as soon as more information becomes available. During this difficult period, it is paramount to respect the privacy of his grieving family.
Despite our sincere efforts to gather pertinent information and swiftly deliver the most recent updates, we must prioritize their need for solitude and support in this trying time.
Who was Cory Podolski?
Cory Podolski from Appleton, Wisconsin was more than just a racer; he was a beacon of happiness and a symbol of positivity in our tight-knit community. He was also a former Vice President at Nine2zero Designs RC.
He had a unique ability to bring smiles to our faces, not only through his remarkable skills on the track but also through his infectious laughter and warm, approachable demeanor.
‘Cpod’ was like a teddy bear – always there to lend a listening ear, share a joke, or provide a comforting presence to anyone who needed it. In an industry often marked by fierce competition, he stood out as a pillar of kindness and camaraderie.
Beyond his achievements as a racer, Cory’s legacy will forever be intertwined with the countless lives he touched. Cory was the friend who could turn a tough day into a better one with a simple conversation. He was the mentor who inspired aspiring racers and shared his wisdom selflessly.
In our prayers and reflections, may we remember the legacy of ‘Cpod’ as a source of inspiration, reminding us to be kind, compassionate, and always ready to bring joy into the lives of others.
While he may no longer be with us physically, his spirit will continue to shine bright in the hearts of everyone who had the privilege of knowing him. We will forever miss our happy teddy bear, but his memory will forever be a source of warmth and comfort in our racing family.
On the track, he was a force to be reckoned with—a fierce competitor whose skill and determination were second to none. As a racer, Cory’s dedication and competitive spirit were unparalleled.
He approached each race with a determination that inspired both admiration and awe. Moreover, his numerous victories and accomplishments on the track were a testament to the countless hours of hard work, training, and unwavering commitment to the sport he loved.
As we mourn the loss of this extraordinary racer and remarkable human being, we are reminded of the lasting impact that Cory Podolski had on the racing community. His memory will forever serve as a reminder that one can be both a fierce competitor and a genuinely kind-hearted individual.
In celebrating his life and legacy, let us honor his spirit by embodying the qualities that made ‘cpod’ such a cherished figure in the racing world—drive, sportsmanship, and above all, unwavering kindness.
The racing community grieves the passing of Cory:
One wrote: You will be forever missed by so many people CPOD. This was the last thing anyone expected waking up to this morning. I will forever cherish being with you last night. I love you buddyRest Easy Cory Podolski.
Another one wrote: Keeping all Cory Podolski (( C-Pod )) Race Fans, Family and Numerous friends in My Heart and PrayersRest in Racers Heaven Our Friend
Third one wrote: CPOD, we are truly going to miss you, buddy. When we woke up this morning, that was the last thing we were expecting to hear. The passing of one of my longest, closest, honest best friends whom I’ve always considered my brother. We’ve had lots of good times together. Until we meet again brother, I Love You, Buddy. RIP CPOD
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