Race Johannessohn passed away, Hibbing racer dies unexpectedly, cause of death & obituary

Race Johannessohn

Race Johannessohn, a Hibbing racer and the son of Thad Johannessohn, who had a longstanding history of competing at Hibbing Raceway, has unexpectedly passed away, leaving a void in the racing community and the hearts of those who knew him. The circumstances surrounding his untimely death remain unclear, and his loss is deeply felt by all who knew him. Read ahead to learn more about his passing.

Race Johannessohn Died 

In the world of motorsports, the racing community is not just a collection of competitors but a tightly-knit family bonded by a shared passion for speed, competition, and camaraderie.

Today, they gather to remember and honor the life of a beloved member of this racing family, Race Johannessohn, who tragically left them.

Race’s story is one that intertwines with the history of Hibbing Raceway, where he followed in the footsteps of his father, Thad Johannessohn, leaving a lasting impact on the track and in the hearts of those who had the privilege of knowing him.

As we pay tribute to Race’s memory, let us reflect on his journey as a racer and the indelible mark he left on the racing community, his family, and his friends.

What happened to him?

Thad Johannessohn, the father of Race Johannessohn, announced his Beloved son’s passing and expressed his grief on Facebook by sharing a post.

The father’s post expresses immense grief over the loss of his son, Race, who was not just family but also a business partner and friend.

Race is remembered as someone who brightened every room and loved deeply. The post also reflects the father’s uncertainty about the future without Race, making it a deeply emotional tribute.

He wrote,

Hardest post I will ever have to make. Race left us yesterday morning. I have lost my business partner, my friend, and my son. We are absolutely devastated. He lit up every room he walked into and loved with all his heart. I was with him every day the last few years and I can’t imagine what it will be like going forward.

Race Johannessohn cause of death

While some reports have suggested that Race Johannessohn may have taken his own life as a result of a mental health struggle, it’s essential to note that this information has not been confirmed by his family members.

To obtain accurate details about the circumstances surrounding his passing, we should await the official announcement and respect the privacy of the grieving family during this challenging time.

“Remembering Race: Tributes and Condolences”

Melissa Lenore Freeberg wrote,

I love you Riley Johannessohn and I can’t imagine the pain you are feeling but know your brother loved you back and had his own demons to fight.  Take that time to grieve and please take care of yourself as he would want that for you too.

Larry Tolle wrote,

I am so Sorry to say we have lost an exceptional young man in Race Johannessohn. Life was way too short for you and everyone loved you more than you’ll know. Thad, Wendy and Riley… I have no words other than I love you all and my heart is broken for you and all of the Johannessohn’s. Race, we will meet again another day.

Charlie Hearn wrote,

I am so very sorry for your loss. I just had a talk with your brother recently. We had even seen each other for the first time in years. We laughed and joked about the days we all met. He will truly be missed. I’m heartbroken. Keep your family in my heart and my thoughts as you go through this tough time.

Lisa Estey-Swick wrote,

Riley, my heart breaks for you and your family, Race touched so many lives and we loved him so much, he will be missed by many. And yes, mad and sad and the whys are always a difficult thought, many hugs and love to you all.

OBITUARY: In Loving Memory of Race Johannessohn

It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the passing of Race Johannessohn, a cherished member of the racing community and a beloved son, brother, and friend.

Race’s journey through life came to an unexpected and untimely end, leaving a void that can never be filled. He was a beacon of light on and off the racetrack, and his memory will forever be etched in our hearts.

He followed in his father’s footsteps on the racetrack, embodying dedication and sportsmanship. Race’s infectious spirit, warm smile, and unwavering love touched all who knew him.

He leaves behind grieving family and friends. Race’s race may have come to an end, but the memory of his journey will continue to revitalize our hearts and minds. May he find eternal peace as he races in the heavens, leaving a trail of memories in his wake. 


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