Former NASCAR driver Dick Trickle, 71, has been found dead of what appears to a be self-inflicted gunshot wound.
According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department in North Carolina, officers responding to a 911 call found Trickle's body just after noon at the Forest Lawn Cemetery on Highway 150 East in Boger City.
Trickle had living in the area since the early 1990's.
Trickle made 303 Cup starts from 1970-2002. He earned 36 top-10 finishes, 15 of them top fives.